Profile

Amar Bennadji
Title: Dr
First Name: Amar
Surname: Bennadji
Position: Lecturer, Researcher
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 263609
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Key Duties and Responsibilities

Academic Background

  • PGCert, Higher Education in Learning and Teaching, 2005 
  • PhD, Humane Geography and Bio-climatic Architecture, 1999
  • MSc, Bio-climatic Architecture, 1994.
  • MSc, Civilisations studies, 1994.
  • Architect d'Etat, 1992.
  • Baccalaureate in Technical Mathematics, 1987

Research Interests / Professional Background

Architecture and Built Environment related: Energy conservation, retrofitting, CAD, Virtual Reality

Research Projects with Grants:

1997

Pedestrian thermal comfort in historic and contemporary Mediterranean urban fabric. laboratoire ABC, Marseille. FF400k, Research Assistant.

2000

Friendly Interface and data transfer for engineering assessment of building design option at sketch design stage, DTI, £195, Research Associate.

2005

WREC (World Renewable Energy Congress), £175k, Topic Leader.

2010

Principal Investigator on innovative insulation process research project, £35k, Principal investigator. CIC Start, Scottish Government funded.

ASCAAD 2010 Conference Chair: CAAD | CITIES | SUSTAINABILITY ASCAAD 5th International Conference, 19-21 October 2010, held in Morocco at the “Ecole National D’Architecture de Fès” [National School of Architecture], £10K

2011

Hydrothermal performance £10k, Grampian housing Association – co-investigator. 

2012

KTP, Moisture Migration in solid granite wall, £132k, Grampian housing Association, co-investigator.

Consultancy, hydrothermal performance of buildings, Aberdeenshire council, £5k co-investigator. 

Publications

JOURNALS, THESIS AND BOOKS

  1. SEDDIKI, M., ANOUCHE, K. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Integrated FAHP-FPROMETHEE for thermal insulation of masonry buildings. Facilities [online], 36(3/4), pages 195-211. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/F-05-2016-0057
  2. ZIANI, A., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Essai de restitution des ambiances lumineuses de la medersa mérinide d'El Ebbed à Tlemcen, Algérie [= Restoration attempt of the ambient lighting in the Marinid madrasa of El Ebbed at Tlemcen, Algeria]. Courrier du savoir, (accepted).
  3. MEZERDI, T., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2017. Évaluations du confort lumineux et thermique dans un espace de bureau "transparent" à simple et double vitrage sous un ciel clair ensoleillé [= Evaluations of light- and thermal comfort in a "transparent" office space with single- or double glazing under a clear and sunny sky]. Journal of applied engineering science and technology [online], 3(2), pages 97-103. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/jaest/article/view/3862
  4. SEDDIKI, M., ANOUCHE, K., BENNADJI, A. and BOATENG, P. 2016. A multi-criteria group decision-making method for the thermal renovation of masonry buildings: the case of Algeria. Energy and buildings [online], 129, pages 471-483. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.08.023
  5. WAFIA, M., AZEDDINE, B. and BENNADJI, A. 2016. Bilateral central core and an expernal envelope and its impact on the thermal envelope and its impact on the thermal behaviour of individual self-construction housing in the city of Biskra. Procedia environmental sciences [online], 34, pages 328-335. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proenv.2016.04.029
  6. Bennadji, A., Laing, R., Gray, D. 2014. Urban Planning and climate change mitigation: Using Virtual reality to support the design of a University Master plan Extension. Book chapter to be published in 2015.
  7. Laing R., Bennadji A. 2013. Traffic Control and CO2 Reduction: Utilisation of Virtual Modelling within University Estates Master Planning. International Journal of E-Planning Research.
  8. Buda, G,  Bennadji, A, Taylor, B. 2013. The nature of mass masonry granite walling and the potential for retrofit internal wall insulation strategies. Journal of Building Appraisal Surveying and Valuation.
  9. Abdel-Wahab, M., Bennadji, A. 2013. Skills development for retrofitting a historic listed building in Scotland. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies [online], 10(4), pages 347-353. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ijlct/ctt043
  10. BENNADJI, A., ABDEL-WAHAB, M., LEVIE, M.C., and CHOUMAN, D. 2012. Testing of a method for insulation of masonry and lath walls in existing domestic Scottish construction. Glasgow: CIC Start Online [online], FS24. Available from http://www.cicstart.org/content/home/1,1,290/FS24Testingofamethodforinsulationofmasonryandlathwalls.html
  11. Sidawi, B., Reffat Rabee, M., Elmarsafawy, H., El-Wageeh, S., Bennadji A. (ed.). 2012. 6th ASCAAD Conference 2012: CAAD | INNOVATION | PRACTICE proceedings. 21-23 February 2012, College of Architectural Engineering and Design, the Kingdom University. Manama, Bahrain.
  12. Bennadji. A., Sidawi, B., Reffat, R. 2010. CAAD-Cities-Sustainability, ASCAAD 2010, conference proceedings, ISBN: 978-1-907349-02-7, Fes, Morocco, 361 pages. 
  13. Bennadji, A. 2010. Sustainable Architecture and Urban Development. In: Lehmann, S., Al Waer. H., Al-Qawasmi, J., eds., CSAAR proceedings, Aman July 2010, ISBN: 978-9957-540-00-5 (Volume I), ISBN: 978-9957-540-01-2 (Volume II), ISBN: 978-9957-540-02-9 (Volume III), ISBN: 978-9957-540-03-6 (Volume IV).
  14. Bennadji, A., Abdelhameed. W., Hamza N. 2009. Digitizing Architecture: formalization & content. In: ASCAAD 's Fourth International Conference on Computing in Architectural Design, conference proceedings, Manama, Bahrain 11-12/05/09, ISBN: 978-99901-06-77-0
  15. Bennadji, A. 2006. Adaptation climatique ou culturelles en zones arides, cas du Sud-Est Algerien. AUF-ISBN : 978-2-7295-3972-6. Re-edited book (based on PhD thesis)
  16. Bouchlaghem, N. B., Holmes, M., Loveday, D., Bennadji, A. 2005. The engineering dimension of nD modelling. ITcon [online] 10 (Special Issue: From 3D to nD modelling) , pg. 17-25, Available from:
  17. Belakehal, A., Tabet Aoul, K., Bennadji, A., 2004. Sunlighting and daylighting strategies in the traditional urban spaces and buildings of the hot arid regions. Renewable Energy International Journal. 29(5), pp.687-702.
  18. Bennadji, A., 2003. Adaptation climatique ou culturelles en zones arides, cas du Sud-Est Algerien. Les Presses Universitaires de Septentrion - ISBN : 2-284-03225-7. Book (based on PhD thesis).
  19. Bennadji, A., Bouchlaghem, N. M., Loveday, D., Holmes, M., Shaffery, J., van Zyl, R., Hallam, A. 2002. Energysave Friendly interface and data transfer for engineering assessment of building design option at sketch design stage, Advances in Building Technology. II(2002), pp. 1209-1215
  20. Bennadji, A., 1999. Adaptation climatique ou culturelles en zones arides, cas du Sud-Est Algerien. University of Aix-en-Provence & Ecole supérieur d’Architecture et d’Urbanisme.
  21. Bennadji, A. 1994. Abaques graphique des Ecrans solaire, Ecolle Superieure d’Architecture de Marseille. MSc thesis.
  22. Bennadji, A. 1994. Les bimaristan, Universite d’Aix-Marseille I, MSc thesis.

CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS

  1. SARAOUI, S., BELAKEHAL, A., ATTAR, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Analysis and visualization of the new architectural spatiality: light and sound topologies in museums. In Chau, H.-W. and Hentschke, C. dos S. (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th international zero energy mass customer home conference 2018 (ZEMCH 2018), 29 January - 1 February 2018, Melbuourne, Australia. Melbourne: ZEMCH Network [online], pages 89-105. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk/handle/10059/2793
  2. BELAKEHAL, A., TABET AOUL, K. and BENNADJI, A. 2017. Natural versus artificial lighting use in an office building under clear sunny skies. In Proceedings of the 33rd passive low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017): design to thrive [online], 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh: UK. Edinburgh: NCEUB, Vol 2, pages 3143-3150. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk/handle/10059/2536
  3. FARDOUS, I. and BENNADJI, A. 2017. Impact of technology and innovation on adaptation of architectonic tradition for a sustainable future in the Middle East. In Proceedings of the 33rd passive low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017): design to thrive, Vol 1 [online], 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh: UK. Edinburgh: NCEUB, pages 1069-1075. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk/handle/10059/2534
  4. FARDOUS, I.S. and BENNADJI, A 2016. Technology and innovation in adapting architectonic tradition aiming for a sustainable future in the Middle East. Presented at the 24th International Association People-Environment Studies conference (IAPS 24) [online]: the human being at home, work and leisure; sustainable use and development of indoor and outdoor spaces in late modern everyday life, 27 June - 1 July 2016, Lund, Sweden. Available from: https://iaps-association.org/activities/conferences/
  5. HERRERA, D. and BENNADJI, A. 2017. Coping with discomfort at home and its effect on the internal climate: the case of traditional Scottish buildings before and after a retrofit.  In Proceedings of the 33rd passive low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017): design to thrive, Vol 1 [online], 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh: UK. Edinburgh: NCEUB, pages 1069-1075. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk/handle/10059/2533
  6. MEZERDI, T., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2017. A comparative study between digital and scale model simulations of a luminous environment under a sunny clear sky. In Proceedings of the 33rd passive low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017): design to thrive [online], 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh: UK. Edinburgh: NCEUB, Vol 2, pages 3301-3308. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk/handle/10059/2535
  7. PANERU, S., BENNADJI, A. and MOORE, D. 2017. UK government's household energy efficiency incentives and social housing organizations' perspective on energy efficiency retrofit. In Proceedings of the 33rd passive low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017): design to thrive [online], 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh: UK. Edinburgh: NCEUB, Vol 2, pages 2640-2647. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk/handle/10059/2537
  8. SEDDIKI, M., ANOUCHE, K. and BENNADJI, A. 2016. An integrated Delphi-FAHP-PROMETHEE for the thermal renovation of masonry buildings in Algeria. In Amoêda, R., Lira, S. and Pinheiro, C. (eds.) Proceedings of the 5th international conference on heritage and sustainable development (Heritage 2016), 12-15 July 2016, Lisbon, Portugal. Barcelos: Green Lines Institute, pages 171-180.
  9. SEDDIKI, M., ANOUCHE, K. and BENNADJI, A. 2016. Evaluation multicritère pour la rénovation thermique des bâtiments en maçonnerie [= Multi-criteria evaluation for the thermal renovation of masonry buildings]. Revue des energies renouvelables [online], 19(1), pages 29-40. Available from: http://www.cder.dz/spip.php?article2893
  10. SEDDIKI, M., ANOUCHE, K. and BENNADJI, A. 2016. Group decision-making for the thermal renovation of masonry buildings in Algeria. WIT transactions on ecology and the environment [online], 204, Proceedings of the 11th international conference on urban regeneration and sustainability (The Sustainable City XI), 12-14 July 2016, Alicante, Spain, pages 535-546. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.2495/SC160451
  11. FARDOUS, I.S. and BENNADJI, A. 2015. Traditional architecture to enhance occupants' well-being for a sustainable future in the Middle East. In Amoêda, R., Lira, S. and Pinheiro, C. (eds.) Proceedings of the 5th international conference on heritage and sustainable development (Heritage 2016), 12-15 July 2015, Lisbon, Portugal. Barcelos: Green Lines Institute [online], pages 489-498. Available from: http://heritage.greenlines-institute.org/en/heritage-2016
  12. FARDOUS, I.S. and BENNADJI, A. 2015. Technology and innovation in adapting architectonic tradition aiming for a sustainable future in the Middle East. Bulletin of people-environmental studies [online] 43, pages 28-33. Available from: http://issuu.com/iaps-association/docs/bulletin_43_issuu
  13. HERRERA GUTIERREZ-AVELLANOSA, D. and BENNADJI, A. 2015. Analysis of indoor climate and occupants' behaviour in traditional Scottish dwellings. Energy procedia [online], 78: Proceedings of the 6th international building physics conference (IBPC 2015), 14-17 June 2015, Torino, Italy, pages 639-644. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.046
  14. BENNADJI, A. 2014. The UK's experience in mitigating climate change: a planned strategy or a learning curve? In Proceedings of the 30th International passive and low energy architecture conference (PLEA 2014): sustainable habitat for developing societies; choosing the way forward, 16-18 December 2014, Ahmedabad, India. Ahmedabad: CEPT University press [online], 3, pages 35-42. 
  15. Bennadji A., 2014, The UK experience in mitigating climate change, a planned strategy or a learning curve., in Passive and Low Architecture, Ahmedabad, India.
  16. BENNADJI, A. 2013. Visual documentation process of historic building refurbishment "Improving energy efficiency by insulating wall cavity". In Grussenmeyer, P. (ed.) Proceedings of the 24th international Comité International de la Photogrammétrie Architecturale (CIPA) symposium of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) and spacial information sciences 2013 [online], volume XL-5/W2, 2-6 September 2013, Strasbourg, France, pages 91-96. Göttingen: Copernicus publications. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk/handle/10059/2868
  17. HERRERA, D. and BENNADJI, A. 2013. A risk based methodology to access the energy efficiency improvements in traditionally constructed buildings. In Grussenmeyer, P. (ed.) Proceedings of the 24th international Comité International de la Photogrammétrie Architecturale (CIPA) symposium of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) and spacial information sciences 2013 [online], volume XL-5/W2, 2-6 September 2013, Strasbourg, France, pages 337.342. Göttingen: Copernicus publications. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk/handle/10059/2869
  18. Herrera Gutiérrez-Avellanosa D,. Bennadji A., 2013, Integrated risk assessment of energy efficiency improvements in traditionally constructed buildings,  XXIV International CIPA Symposium, Strasbourg, France.
  19. Herrera Gutiérrez-Avellanosa D,. Bennadji A., 2013,  Energy efficiency improvements in historic buildings. Developing an assessment methodology for the Scottish built heritage. International Conference on Conservation, Restoration and Reuse of Architectural Heritage, Madrid, Spain.
  20. Bennadji, A,. Herrera, D. 2013, Renewable Energies Ambiguities and selections criteria in the Built Environment, In Energetica conference, Aberdeen 2013. Presenter (poster)
  21. Herrera, D,. Bennadji, A,. 2013, Combining retrofit and Renewable Energies to meet current Building standard. In: In Energetica conference, June 2013. (poster).
  22. Bennadji, A,. Herrera, D. 2013, Decision Making criteria in adopting renewable energies in the built environment. In: All Energy conference Aberdeen, June 2013, Aberdeen 22-23 June 2013. Presenter Invitation.
  23. Herrera, D,. Bennadji, A,. 2013, Energy Efficient homes: Implementation of Renewable energies in retrofitted buildings, in: All Energy conference, Aberdeen 22-23 June 2013. Presenter Invitation.
  24. Bennadji, A. 2012. Insulation of Masonry and Lath walls in Existing Domestic Scottish Construction, [online].
  25. Bennadji, A. 2012. Testing a method for insulation of masonary and lath wall in a traditional Scottish domestic building, [online].
  26. Bennadji, A. 2011. Master planning process that includes daylight and colours as a determinant. The case of New Master plan of The Robert Gordon University, in: Turkish National Committee on Illumination conference, Istanbul, April 2011. Accepted paper.
  27. Belakehal A., Tabet Aoul K., Bennadji A. 2011. Colours in Office Buildings under a Clear Sunny Sky, The Occupants’ Point of View, in Turkish National Committee on Illumination conference, Istanbul, April 2011. Accepted paper.
  28. Bennadji, A. 2010. Energy conservation improvement in British existing buildings. Case of granite traditional constructions. In: International Engineering Conference on Hot Arid Regions (IECHAR 2010), Al-Ahsa, KSA, March 1-2, 2010.
  29. Belakehal, A., Bennadji, A., Tabet Aoul, K. 2010. Office Buildings Daylighting Design in Hot Arid Regions: Forms, Codes and Occupants’ Point of View. In: Proceedings of the International Engineering Conference on Hot Arid Regions (IECHAR 2010), 1-2/05/2010, Al-Ahsa, R.A.S., pp.343-347.
  30. Bennadji, A., Scott, J., Taylor, B. 2009. Existing housing stock in the UK and the thermal insulation challenge. In: Aberdeen Research Consortium on climate change research, Hutton Institute, May 2009. Poster.
  31. Belakehal, A., Bennadji, A., Tabet Aoul, K. 2009. From words to ambience: towards an architectural daylighting design based on users’ perceptions and behaviours. In: Proceedings of the Luxeuropa 2009 Conference, Istanbul, Turkey 09-11/09/2009 (10 pages).
  32. Bennadji, A., Scott, J., Taylor, B. 2009. Energy Rating Improvement of the existing building park, Constraints and challenges, Case of granite traditional constructions in the United Kingdom, In: Proceedings of the PLEA 2009 Conference, Quebec City, Canada, 22-24/06/2009.
  33. Belakehal, A., Bennadji, A., Tabet Aoul, K. 2009. Towards an occupant based conceptual model. Case of the natural luminous ambience. In: Proceedings of the PLEA 2009 Conference, Quebec City, Canada, 22-24/06/2009.
  34. Bennadji, A., Scott, J., Taylor, B. 2009. Existing housing stock in the UK and the Thermal insulation challenge, Case of granite traditional constructions in the United Kingdom, In: Environmental Change Aberdeen Research Consortium. Macaulay Institute, Aberdeen, UK. Poster
  35. Belakehal, A.,  Bennadji, A., Tabet Aoul, K. 2008. La lumière naturelle et le confort à travers les représentations de l’architecture tertiaire. Cas du bâtiment de la Caisse Nationale d’Assurance Sociale à Biskra.  In : Conference Proceedings BASC 2008,  8-10/04/2008, Biskra (10 pages).
  36. Bennadji, A., Belakehal, A. 2006. People Environmental Adaptation to new buildings in hot climatic zones. In: International Association for People-Environment Studies conference, Alexandria, Egypt. Poster.
  37. Bennadji, A., Belakehal, A. 2006. Evaluation of a higher education self-learning interface. In: Actes du Second International Conference of tha Arab Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design (ASCAAD 2006), 25-27/04/2006, Sharjah, Emirats Arabes Unis, pp. 407-420.
  38. Bennadji, A., Ahriz, H. 2005. An Online collaborative tool for sustainable design. In: Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Congress, Ed. M.S.Imbabi and  C.P.Mitchell, 22-27/05/2005, Aberdeen, (ISBN: 0-080-44671-X), pp.623-628.
  39. Bennadji, A., Ahriz, H. 2005. Online Computer Aided Sustainable Design. In: Proceeding of World Renewable Energy Congress, Elsevier ISBN 0-080-44671-X, 22-27 May 2005.
  40. Bennadji,  A., Belakehal,  A., Tabet Aoul, K. 2005. Office occupants’ appreciation of window size under a clear sunny sky, Towards an efficient building regulation. In: Proceeding of World Renewable Energy Congress, Elsevier ISBN 0-080-44671-X, 22-27 May 2005.
  41. Bennadji, A., Belakehal, A., Tabet Aoul, K. 2005. Office occupants’ appreciation of window size under a clear sunny sky. Towards an efficient building regulation. In: Actes du World Renewable Energy Congress, Ed. M.S.Imbabi and  C.P.Mitchell, 22-27/05/2005, Aberdeen, Ecosse, Royaume-Uni, (ISBN: 0-080-44671-X), pp.1135-1140.
  42. Bennadji, A., Ahriz, H., Alastair, P. 2004. Computer Aided Sustainable Design, Proceeding of E-Design. In: Architecture Conference, 22-24/02/05, Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  43. Belakehal, A., Tabet Aoul, K., Bennadji A. 2004. Occupants and daylight in office buildings under sunny skies. In: Actes (Recueil des résumés et CD) de COBRA 2004 Conference,  7-8/09/2004, Leeds, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni, (ISBN 1-842-19193-3), 9 pages. Available from: http://www.rics.org/.
  44. Belakehal, A.,  Tabet Aoul, K., Bennadji, A. 2004. Femme, lumière et espace. Cas de l’habitat collectif à Biskra, Algérie. In: Séminaire International ‘Usages et Appropriations de l’espace: Entre pratiques et régulations’ 20-21/04/2004, Annaba.
  45. Belakehal, A., Tabet Aoul, K., Bennadji A. 2003. A daylighting evaluation in offices under clear sunny skies. In: Actes de PLEA 2003,  9-12/11/2003, Santiago, pp.521-526. 
  46. Belakehal, A., Tabet Aoul, K., Bennadji, A. 2003. The impact of sunlight and daylight on the dwelling’s occupancy. Case of the hot dry regions of Algeria. In: Actes du Third Conference of the EPUK (Environmental Psychology in the UK) Network, 23-25/06/2003, Aberdeen, Ecosse, Royaume-Uni, pp.56-63.
  47. Belakehal, A., Tabet Aoul, K., Bennadji, A. 2003. The impact of sunlight and daylight on the dwelling’s occupancy. Case of the hot dry regions of Algeria. In: Proceedings of the Third Conference of the EPUK (Environmental Psychology in the UK) Network, 23-25/06/2003, Aberdeen, pp.56-63.
  48. Belakehal, A., Tabet Aoul, K., Bennadji, A. 2003. An evaluation method for daylighting quality in buildings under clear sunny skies. In: Proceedings of the Third Conference of the EPUK (Environmental Psychology in the UK) Network, 23-25/06/2003, Aberdeen, pp.70-79.
  49. Bennadji, A., Bouchlaghem, N. M., Loveday, D. L., Holmes, M., Holmes, M., Shaffery, J., van Zyl, R. 2002. Friendly Interface and data transfer for engineering assessment of building design option at sketch design stage “Energysave”. In: Advanced in Building Technology conference, Elsevier ISBN: 0-08-044100-9, Hong Kong, China, 2002.
  50. Belakehal, A., Tabet Aoul, K., Bennadji, A. 2002. Sunlight and dweller’s emotions towards home. A phenomenological approach. In: Proceedings of the Light and Lightning 2002 International Conference “Comfort and Efficiency within Interior and Exterior Lighting”, 28-30/11/2002, Bucarest, Romania, pp.35-42.
  51. Bennadji, A., Bouchlaghem, N. M., Loveday, D. L., Holmes, M. 2002. Engineering Assessment of Design Options at Sketch Design Stage. In: Abt Conference, Hong Kong, pp.149-162
  52. Belakehal, A., Tabet Aoul, K., Bennadji, A. 2001. Sunlight in the traditional dwellings of Algeria. In: Proceedings of the International Lighting Congress, 12-14/09/2001, Istanbul, pp.118-125.
  53. Bennadji, A, Bouchlaghem, N. M., Loveday, D. L., Holmes, M., Mitchell, K. T., van Zyl, R. 2001. Engineering Assessment of Building Design Option At Sketch Design Stage, in Passive and LowEnergy Architecture. In: 18th Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture PLEA, Brazil, 7-9 November 2001, pp. 931-937
  54. Belakehal, A., Tabet Aoul, K., Bennadji, A. 2001. Sunlight in the traditional dwellings of Algeria. In: Actes de l’ International Lighting Congress, 12-14/09/2001, Istanbul, Turquie, pp.118-125.
  55. Belakehal, A., Tabet Aoul, K., Bennadji A. 2000. Sunlight and daylight in the traditional built environment. Case of the hot arid regions. In: Proceedings of World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC VI), 1-7/07/2000, Brighton, Ed. Sayigh A.A.M., Pergamon Press, New York, pp.624-627.
  56. Bennadji, A., Izard, J. L, Côte, M. 1999. An experience of adaptation to climate throughout time. In: PLEA "Passive and Low Energy in Architecture", Brisbane, Australia, September 1999.
  57. Bennadji, A., Izard, J. L., Côte, M. 1999. Strategies of climatic adaptation through time. In: ICB/ICUC Congress, Sydney, Australia. 
  58. Bennadji, A., Izard, J. L., Côte, M. 1999. L’adaptation microclimatique dans l’Architecture Traditionnelle et sa reprise par l’Architecture Contemporaine, des expériences à encourager. In: IV Colloque Internuniversitaire Franco-Québécois, thermique des systèmes à température modérée, Montréal, Canada, pp. 237-242, 1999.
  59. Bennadji, A., Izard, J. L., Côte, M. 1998. Building  performance in arid zones. In: PLEA "Passive and Low Energy in Architecture" Lisbon, Portugal, 1998.
  60. Bennadji, A., Izard, J. L., Côte, M. 1998. Microclimate urban adaptation in hot countries. In: EPIC'98, 3rd International Conference on “Energy Performance Indoor Climate”, and 2nd European Conference on “Energy Performance and Environment Quality in the Building”, Lyon, France, 1998.
  61. Bennadji, A., Izard, J. L., Côte, M. 1998. Architecture in Mediterranean space. In: EPIC’98 “Energy Performance Indoor Climate”.
  62. Bennadji, A., Izard. J. L. 1997. Solar Protection by architectural masque: the flank case for Algeria. In: National Seminar of Architecture, Biskra, Algeria, pp. 90-105, 1997.
  63. Bennadji, A., Côte, M., Izard, J. L. 1997. Urban Microclimate in arid zones. In: National Seminar of Architecture, Biskra, Algeria, pp.121-132, 1997.
  64. Bennadji A., Izard, J. L., 1995. Solar screen tools. In: "European Workshop, Lessons of the environment mastery in Architecture”, Toulouse, France, 1995.