Scottish startup Kenoteq has launched the K-Briq – a more sustainable building brick that is unfired and made of 90 per cent construction waste. Invented by engineering professor Gabriela Medero at Edinburgh's Heriot-Watt University, the K-Briq generates less than a tenth of the carbon emissions in its manufacture than a regular brick.
Medero spent over 10 years developing the product at the Scottish university, driven by the desire to reduce the environmental impact of the construction industry.
Post date: 7 Apr 2020
The 3-storey detached house was completed in 2019 and was built as a mixed construction (solid / wood).
The basis for the planning is an energy-efficient and ecological construction, which ensures a sustainable lifestyle with low energy consumption and associated minimum energy costs.
The heating of the object takes place via an air heat pump. The installation of a comfort ventilation ensures fresh, healthy air.
Post date: 10 Sep 2019
Bamboo always has been a basic construction material in tropical latitudes. But generally it has been used for inexpensive shacks, stalls, fences, scaffolding and sunscreens. If not treated, bamboo is highly susceptible to fire and naturally degrades within two or three years, because insects and fungi rapidly devour the sugar-and-starch-rich sap inside the canes.
Post date: 3 Sep 2019
Il PREMIO SOSTENIBILITÀ 2019 giunge quest’anno alla ottava edizione e coinvolge tutto il territorio nazionale.
Il Premio, organizzato da AESS in collaborazione con la Rivista Azero | Edicom Edizioni per il Premio del Pubblico, si propone di valorizzare e divulgare le buone pratiche del costruire attraverso la selezione di architetture realizzate che abbiano seguito i principi costruttivi della bioarchitettura e dell’efficienza energetica:
Post date: 29 Aug 2019
European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with Canadian Institute of Technology will organize the 8th ICSD 2020 International Conference on Sustainable Development, with particular focus on Environmental, Economic and Socio-Cultural Sustainability.
The Conference theme : Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: Research, Practice and Education
Date: 9- 10 September 2020
Post date: 10 Aug 2019
The conference is meant as an ideal platform to discuss the recent advances and research results in the fields of Sustainable Architecture, Planning and Urban Design and all related areas such as engineering, education, interior architecture, social sciences so forth.
Post date: 12 Mär 2019
International Congress and Exhibition SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE – ENERGY EFFICIENCY will be held for the second time in Belgrade, Serbia. 10 lecturers, eminent architects and experts from around the world, Europe and the region, leading authorities in this area, along with representative exhibition of their works, as well as the competition, an exhibition of selected works and workshops for young architects will answer the question: WHY HAVE SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY BECOME SO IMPORTANT IN THE WORLD?
Post date: 12 Sep 2018
Conference Objective and Philosophical Framework
The International Conference on Sustainable Development is organized by the European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University.
The 7th ICSD 2019 is inspired from the critical challenge of human, environmental, and economic sustainability concerning the present and future generations in a global-scale context.
The Conference venue is: Roma Eventi, Pontifical Gregorian University, Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy
Post date: 2 Jul 2018
The Biodiversum Visitor Centre is located in Remerschen on the edge of the Haff Réimech Nature Reserve.
The visitor centre building was designed to be closely tied to the land making it very relevant to the functions and activities of the centre itself. It has a low impact on the surrounding landscape and is purposely integrated into the environment where the project benefits from the redevelopment of a brownfield on a former industrial site in Remerschen.
Post date: 3 Dez 2017
European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University will organize the 6th ICSD 2018 Rome on Wednesday 12 to Thursday 13 September, 2018.
The 6th ICSD 2018 will be an excellent opportunity to share your ideas and research findings relevant to the Sustainability Science through the European network of academics. Papers will be published in EJSD Journal (Thompson Reuters) and Proceedings.
Post date: 28 Nov 2017