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Construction21 offers you some extra time to compete in the Green Solutions Awards.   By participating, you will be noticed by thousands of professionals. In 2016, the competing case studies generated no less than 10,000 views each. All candidate case studies will be translated into English, Italian, Spanish, German, and Chinese for maximum visibility.     How to participate? To apply, simply publish one or more case studies of your exemplary realizations: building, neighborhood or infrastructure.    
Post date: 24 May 2017
Type: News

Open Calls for Decision Metrics and Finance (DMF) Flagships   On 20 March, the Building Technologies Accelerator (BTA) of Climate-KIC organized a round table in Zurich to gather stakeholders of the wooden construction sector in Switzerland. The event was meant to conduct a reflection on the future of buildings and the place wood construction could hold in this future. Katrin Hauser, Programme Manager at BTA tells us more. Why did BTA hold this round table?
Post date: 23 May 2017
Type: News

The European Union (EU) will support 79 developing nations in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP) with a €8 million ($891m) to implement a global deal to combat climate change.  
Post date: 23 May 2017
Type: News

The urban environment is increasingly being recognized as a critical player in transitions towards a sustainable society. Cities worldwide are prioritising climate change action. Yet, financing the transition proves to be one of the key challenges. This was the issue that Climate-KIC and the City of Gothenburg intended to find solutions for at a workshop in March. 
Post date: 23 May 2017
Type: News

Speakers from around the world addressed new paradigms for architecture and the way we live by using insights derived from lighting, medical and architectural research.  
Post date: 22 May 2017
Type: News

A multinational supermarket in the UK has pledged to source all of its electricity from renewables by 2030 in addition to cutting its emissions by 60 per cent by 2025. This international retail company has become the 93rd RE100 company to commit to 100 per cent renewable energy targets and will source more than half of its renewable energy 100 per cent target from onsite generation and power purchase agreements (PPAs) with direct suppliers. It has set an interim target to source 65 per cent renewable electricity by 2020. Other high profile RE100 members include  (...)
Post date: 19 May 2017
Type: News

Hans Goverde: "World-wide competitions like the Green Solutions Awards can bring a big spotlight"   Hans Goverde received a special jury mention in The Green Solutions Awards 2016 for Venlo City Hall, a building competing in the Sustainable Construction Grand Prize category. He tells us about the revolutionary approach of the project and looks back on his participation to the contest. What is your practice in sustainable construction?  
Post date: 10 May 2017
Type: News

To highlight your realizations towards hundreds of thousands of professionals around the world, submit your case studies for the 2017 Awards before June 1st. The winners and all the candidates of the 2016 edition tell it themselves, the contest has brought them enormous visibility: discover their testimonies! Why is the competition attracting so much attention? A multitude of varied contents (case studies, videos, articles, interviews) in several languages An international communication that is both massive and targeted Display of all candidates (...)
Post date: 10 May 2017
Type: News

Périne Huguet:"Proof that the combat gray matter against gray energy can be won"   Périne Huguet, national winner for France and international finalist of the Green Solutions Awards 2016 in the Hot Climates category, came back onto the project she presented to the competition: the headquarters of the National Park of Guadeloupe. An exemplary realisation in many ways that deserves much more attention.  
Post date: 10 May 2017
Type: News

Eva Kouraki, HSB Living Lab: "Our participation to the Awards certainly increased study visits"   In 2016, HSB Living Lab received a special mention of the jury in the Green Solutions Awards, for the Smart Buildings category. Eva Kouraki, one of the project managers, presents this awarded building and its solutions  
Post date: 10 May 2017
Type: News