HDM conducts research on urbanisation and the planning process from proposal to evaluation and on related topics. Important areas of study include building with limited resources, technology transfer, self-help housing and professional construction.
Development Research Conference 2016 Stockholm, Sweden, August 22nd–24th
REPORT FROM INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON URBAN CLIMATE IN FRANCE
Erik Johansson participated in the 9th International Conference on Urban Climate in Toulouse, France 20–24 July. Two papers by Erik Johansson and Moohammed Yahia related to an ongoing research project in Tanzania were presented: “Evaluation of the effect of densification of the built environment on outdoor thermal comfort in warm-humid Dar es Salaam, Tanzania” and “The role of urban design in enhancing the microclimate and thermal comfort in warm-humid Dar es Salaam, Tanzania”.