Inès Devanthéry-Lamunière, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (School of Design)
Climatic architecture, recent projects by dl-a, designlab-architecture (Geneva), Switzerland. Today building requires a specific attitude as much to the physical and social context as to -literally- the environment in its climatic dimension. Program, form and construction are meshed in an intricate process around the notion of comfort and "atmosphere" of spaces. Recent projects involved in the transformation of the city fabric will be presented.