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This overview explores the concept of Architecture 4.0 and its relation to digital information and communication technologies. It is important to emphasise that the digital transformation, as described by the European Commission, is characterised by a fusion of advanced technologies and the integration of physical and digital systems, the predominance of innovative business models and new processes, and the creation of smart products and services.
Post date: 18 Sep 2020
Type: News

Are architects ready for the digitalisation? DigiPLACE - Building up a digital framework for the AEC sector DigiPLACE is a EU-funded project running from September 2019 until May 2021. The project consortium is developing a feasibility study for the development of a European Industrial Digital Construction Platform in order to modernise the European Construction industry and ensure its global competitiveness in the 21st century.  
Post date: 15 Sep 2020
Type: News

Webinar 6 – Heating systems in the EPB standards (12h00 – 13h30 – 8th September 2020) Following the successful previous webinars  
Post date: 9 Sep 2020
Type: News

Thermal comfort, indoor air quality and daylight are key factors in the comfort of building occupants. Despite the interconnection of these aspects and the related requirements, the way to achieve indoor air quality and thermal comfort are not clear enough in some EU countries.
Post date: 5 Aug 2020
Type: News

This year marks the 15thEuropean Sustainable Energy Week EUSEW.  Under the circumstances with Covid-19 the event was adapted to provide a dynamic, interactive and carefully organised online format. This effort has proved successful with more than 6300 registered participants and 4600 active online participants and some sessions of the policy conference gathering over 1500 registrations from people around the world.
Post date: 29 Jul 2020
Type: News

To date, the implementation of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) varies significantly across European countries in terms of scope, available information and calculation methodologies, hampering their potential to increase trust in and trigger energy saving measures and thus not obvious to reap benefits for the renovation wave across Europe.  
Post date: 30 Jun 2020
Type: News

Methodology and tools for BIM and nZEB implementation in the construction site.  
Post date: 25 Jun 2020
Type: News

Especially in the times of pandemics, it is important that different building occupants are aware of the invisible correlation between indoor environmental quality (IEQ), personal health and energy efficiency as through such established awareness, we can nudge new behaviours that can lead to a better well-being as more energy efficient buildings.
Post date: 24 Jun 2020
Type: News

Energy transition: new business models to de-risk investments and kick start the EU building renovation wave
Post date: 19 Jun 2020
Type: News

Webinar 5 – EPB standards linked to health and wellbeing (12h00 – 13h30 – 16th June 2020) Following the successful previous webinars
Post date: 16 Jun 2020
Type: News