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Olawale Olaniyan

Jul 8, 2017
07:43

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Hello mcarmonacarriedo,

i agree with you that the Mayan house pattern needs to gain more attention in the context of adaptation. Since you are participating in a context, I look forward to reading more about your proposed initiative.

Best regards,

Olawale


Hari Krishnaa

Jul 29, 2017
06:38

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Dear Margarito Carriedo,

Greetings!

Your submission is very Intereststing and relevant in the current context of climate concern. Mayan civilization is known to be among the ancient civilizations that had achieved Excellence In agriculture,  impressive architecture and many other fields such as calendar-making. The contemporary times have a lot to learn from such ancient advancements I hope you will elaborate the submission further complete your contest submission as per required guidelines. Especially, please discuss how you plan to popularize this knowledge system and promote this adaptation strategy. You may be Interested in referring to following  documents to see what have been some other such practices:

1. Mass housing based on traditional design and indigenous materials for passive cooling in the tropical urban climate of the Philippines-http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/037877889190087J

2. Climatic design of the traditional Malay house to meet the requirements of modern living-http://anzasca.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/ANZAScA2004_Kamal.pdf

3.  Hot-Climate Design-Appropriate details help keep a house cool: http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/blogs/dept/musings/hot-climate-design


Mohammad Mahbubur Rahman

Aug 3, 2017
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Hello,

I am taking the privilege to thank you for submitting to the adaptation contest! Your proposal looks very interesting to me. We look forward to seeing how you develop other categories like ‘actions’, ‘impact’ etc.

Cheers!

Mahbub


Maria Repetto

Aug 9, 2017
07:56

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Dear Margarita,

Thank your for your proposal. It´s sounds very interesting and I hope you can success in the contest.

I love examples from Latin America.

Best regards.

María


Margarita Carriedo

Aug 13, 2017
04:52

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Thank you all for your comments! It´s been very inspiring reading your recommendations. Best regards.