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The Green Solutions Awards aim to include realisations (buildings, districts and infrastructures) from allover the world. While Spanish, French, Chinese, Belgian, Italian, Moroccan, Algerian and Luxembourg projects can compete on their own national platforms, practioners from other countries compete directly on the international platform. In 2018, the international platform counts 13 projects from the United Kingdom, Greece, Austria, Colombia, Poland, Ukrain, Japan and Romania. An international jury of experts selected finalists for the last step of the contest in COP24. 
Post date: 11 Oct 2018
Type: News

The Green Solutions Awards are an international contest organized by Construction21 to highlight and reward inspiring and innovative construction projects which contribute to the fight against climate change: buildings, districts and infrastructures. The 6th edition, launched in March 2018, counts 103 buildings coming from 11 countries: Austria, Belgium, China, France, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Morocco, Romania, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Post date: 11 Oct 2018
Type: News

For those looking to understand better the next evolution of "green" thinking, you will find some interesting ideas from a California conference on joining the Circular Design Movement. 
Post date: 11 Oct 2018
Type: News

A new Energy Efficiency Directive has been agreed upon and Europeans now have their new target: 32,5% for 2030. Public authorities through their energy efficiency strategies will be the main drivers for implementing the necessary measures and monitoring their impact towards this new target.
Post date: 4 Oct 2018
Type: News

This workshop, supported by the EU-funded project iBRoad, will present the concept of the Building Renovation Passport (BRP) and its usefulness in supporting buildings renovation in the EU. In addition, the event will aim at assessing the market readiness of this new tool. The audience including experts, practitioners and policy makers will engage in a debate addressing these topics, supported by presentations of case studies from three countries. The workshop is held in association with the Renovate Europe Day on the following day. The event will be an opportunity to:
Post date: 27 Sep 2018
Type: News

Save the date! On December 6 in Katowice, in Poland where COP24 will take place, the 9 international winners of the Green Solutions Awards 2018 will be revealed. Join us at the University of Silesia to know which buildings, districts and infrastructure will be rewarded for the Green Solutions Awards 2018 in presence of 150 professionals from around the world.
Post date: 27 Sep 2018
Type: News

In the same way that the traditional vision of housing is being questioned by the arrival of the "millennials" on the residential building market, the office real estate market is now being shaken by the new expectations of occupants.
Post date: 13 Sep 2018
Type: News

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a set of technologies, processes and policies enabling multiple stakeholders to collaboratively design, construct and operate a Facility in virtual space. As a term, BIM has grown tremendously over the years and is now the ‘current expression of digital innovation’ across the construction industry.
Post date: 13 Sep 2018
Type: News

This unique product innovation showcases the willingness of the Group to listen to customer needs and to try new things. It is a kind of ‘VELUX experiment’ that’s in the spirit of VELUX founder Villum Kann Rasmussen, who once said (and which is now a company motto): “One experiment is worth more than 1,000 expert views”. The main purpose of this experiment is to firstly prove it can be done and secondly to learn more about actual market needs for upcycled building materials. Where the windows are installed
Post date: 13 Sep 2018
Type: News

Taking into account the impact of buildings on the health and well-being of their occupants is not new but become increasingly important in the real estate sector in recent years. At the 2017 Salon de l'Immobilier d'Entreprise, a special place was given to the components of well-being, essential for thinking sustainably about the future square meters of office space.
Post date: 6 Sep 2018
Type: News