Turkey

Kartal Municipality in Turkey plays host to R2CITIES 3rd periodic meeting from 21 to 23 January     The R2CITIES consortium convened in Kartal for its third meeting the 21 to 23 of January and was welcomed by the Mayor, Dr. Altınok Öz. The visit to the demo site in the Yakacık district, workshop and four parallel work sessions turned the meeting into a very interactive occasion for the partners to take stock of the project’s progress and lay the basis for future milestones.  
Post date: 13 Feb 2015
Type: News

REMOURBAN Press release no. 1 – Valladolid, 29 January 2015.   The Kick off meeting for REMOURBAN, a far-reaching European project to create a sustainable urban regeneration model combining the latest developments in energy, mobility and ICT will take place the 17th of February. From 17 to 19 February, Valladolid-based Fundación CARTIF will be hosting the REMOURBAN project kick off meeting.  This project has been selected under the EU’s Lighthouse project scheme whose guiding principles are impact and replicability.
Post date: 9 Feb 2015
Type: News

Involving all the players in a comprehensive retrofitting project from the start, an approach known as Integrated Project Delivery, could be the key to its success.
Post date: 23 Jan 2015
Type: News

A residential energy-saving retrofitting program adopts strategies to convince local inhabitants of its benefits.
Post date: 23 Jan 2015
Type: News

The 13th edition of the economic trends survey carried out by the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) confirms the positive signs and trends already observed in the previous surveys: the architectural market is gradually recovering and the general mood of the profession is improving – although the situation still differs greatly from one country to another.
Post date: 22 Jan 2015
Type: Publication

All over Europe cities and towns strive to become climate smart. They revamp their energy districts, step-by-step, while looking across borders to learn from best practices.
Post date: 8 Jan 2015
Type: News

Citizens living in near-zero energy districts will make significant savings and benefit from an increased comfort in their homes
Post date: 7 Jan 2015
Type: News

Zero-energy districts are the only possible future for European cities, as costs associated with palliating the effects of climate change soar, but there are many challenges ahead
Post date: 7 Jan 2015
Type: News

Eleven cities which have become known as the CITyFiED City Cluster are urban areas that will frequently partake in all the new methods and discoveries that will come out of demo sites in Lund, Soma and Laguna and form a part of the CITyFiED project. Through virtual modelling, the cities will be first in line to see how the CITyFiED city district retrofitting approach could be applicable to their own cities and areas.
Post date: 30 Oct 2014
Type: News

The Bricker project aims at significantly boosting the energy efficiency of working buildings by combining passive and active technologiesThere is nothing like the real world to reveal a project’s true worth. This is why a project called BRICKER will test its mettle out by retrofitting public buildings situated in three different countries in three different climatic zones. The goal: to significantly boost the energy efficiency of these working buildings by combining passive and active technologies in a system that could be rolled out across Europe.
Post date: 30 Sep 2014
Type: News