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Register NOW for the WEBINAR ON LEVEL(s): Building sustainability performance

This Webinar, organised by the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) and in collaboration with the BUILD UP team, is focused on teaching you all about Level(s), the new EU tool that provides a common EU approach to the assessment of...

Green Solutions Awards: the 2018 edition is on!

MIPIM – Palais des Festivals, Cannes, March 15th. Construction21 launched the Green Solutions Awards 2018 on the BNP Paribas Real Estate booth, one of the sponsors of the competition. The contest for sustainable solutions highlights exemplary...

Interview with Philippe Madec, architect of Ecovillage des Noés

In 2017, the Ecovillage des Noés won the Sustainable City Grand Prize in the Green Solutions Awards France. A great reward for this project located in Ville-de-Reuil, one of the most recent French towns. Philippe Madec, architect of the...

Welsh Government offers £200m to support tidal lagoon plant project

The Welsh Government is offering to kick start a faltering clean energy project with the injection of £200 million. The tidal lagoon plant, to be located in Swansea Bay, has been in development for years, but is awaiting a subsidy contract...

The energy transition: an investment opportunity for cities and regions

An increasing number of large scale sustainable energy projects from public authorities across Europe are demonstrating the investment opportunity for cities and regions in the energy transition. From Croatia to Ireland, projects are...

Can Portabella Cultural Centre

“The visibility provided by the Green Solutions Awards, and being selected among the best projects gives us an interesting and positive professional prestige,” says architect Josep Bunyesc Can Portabella project of Bunyesc Arquitectes...

Green building bonds

Season 2.0 - Special Green Finance and Real Estate Since the Paris Agreement was adopted at COP21, the financial community has come together and taken major steps towards tackling climate change, such as during the One Planet Summit in...

Is it worth renovating old buildings?

The building sector is the largest energy-consuming sector in Europe. As retrofitting works are often unaffordable for people who own apartments in old blocks, the EU has had to step in   Spain is known as a land of sun and heat. But...

iBRoad publishes a Survey Analysis of the Markets for Individual Building Renovation Roadmaps

The Report "Understanding user needs" is an analytic report based on a survey of 1500+ participants from Bulgaria, Poland and Portugal.   The iBRoad project aims to eliminate barriers to deep renovation by developing an Individual...

Liverpool, a frontrunner city in re-naturing public spaces

The English city is leaving behind its maritime past by introducing innovative green solutions into its urban spaces   If you happen to swing by Liverpool in the future, you will probably see a tree urban...