Webinar about bioclimatic architecture – Net Zero Carbon Architecture as a Solution to Africa Housing Challenge by UN-Habitat

We are pleased to invite you to attend a session on Net Zero Carbon Architecture as a Solution to Africa Housing Challenge. The session, expected to bring together people interested in sustainable and affordable housing, will be held on Thursday 18th May 2023 from 14:00 – 16:00 EAT and will offer an opportunity to learn about cutting-edge developments in the field of climate-friendly architecture and their contribution to social housing shortage.


  • Promote climate-conscious architecture
  • Address the issue of affordable housing using sustainable and eco-friendly design principles.

This event is open to the public:


Moderation: Vincent Kitio, Lead Urban Energy Solutions team, Urban Basic Services Section

Time zone (EAT/GMT+3)

14:00- 14:05: Welcome remarks and introduction | Vincent Kitio, UN-Habitat

14:05- 14:15: Overview of UN-Habitat work on adequate housing for all | Christophe Lalande, UN- Habitat

14:15- 14:30: Experience Working on Sustainable Housing | Léa Delpech, Patriarche Architectures

14:30- 14:45: Bioclimatic Architecture | Lorenzo Pagliano, ABC 21

14:45- 15:00: Mass supply of Low Carbon Houses in Africa | Daniel Wyss, Skat Consulting Ltd

15:00- 15:15: Application of EDGE tool in Africa | Blaise Mempouo, ARPEDAC

15:15- 15:30: Othalo low carbon architecture | Frank Cato Lahti, OTHALO™

15:30- 15:55: Q/A and Discussions

15:55- 16:00: Closing remarks

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