Contributors. Foreword. Preface. Part 1 - Design Issues 1. Introduction. 2. Warm Climates and the Building Context 3. Climate Responsive Design. Part Two - Strategies 4. Building Structure. 5. The Building Process. 6. The Roof 7. The External Wall. 8. Floors and Internal Walls. 9. The Veranda. 10. Courtyards. Index.
'Hyde shows in this book that comfortable living is entirely achievable without air conditioning in many regions by appropriate architecture design... The book is well illustrated both with photographs of successful (and some unsuccessful) buildings.' - The Architectural Science Review