On 12th December the World Green Building Council launched a new guide to creating healthier homes that in turn, are healthier for the planet. The guide takes a combination of the latest research into air quality, thermal and acoustic comfort and lighting and translates it into simple, low-cost and practical strategies to make the home environment healthier for both people and planet.
Post date: 18 Dec 2018
Climate.OneBuilding.Org is e repository of free climate data for building performance simulation.
The website contains typical, single-year climate data files in EPW format from many publicly available data sets from around the world. The weather data on the site are derived from a number of public sources.
Post date: 13 Nov 2018
1. - Pierre Hallot, géomatician « La réalité virtuelle pour la rénovation du Patrimoine »
ULg Liège Faculty of Architecture (B)
2. - Showcase « Pour l’architecture : l’audiovisuel ! »
Par Screen.brussels : Immeractive - Never Touch The Red Button - Space Filling - Virtualize
14:00 Anat Stern, m.arch, « How to construct Zaha Hadid’s architecture »
Post date: 5 Nov 2018
This Topic includes all content relevant to the Theme "Restorative and regenerative building: overall design, construction approach"
Post date: 18 Oct 2018
The aim of this report is to present the results of the first part of the ECCoPro consultation process: October 2017 to January 2018.
The first part of the report describes how a framework for holistic energy efficiency training of building professionals could operate. The second part presents an attempt to define key energy efficiency skills for each group of building professionals.
Post date: 15 Oct 2018
The 2030 Palette is a free online platform that puts the principles and actions behind Zero Net Carbon and resilient built environments at the fingertips of designers, planners, and builders worldwide. The swatches, or sustainable design strategies, address energy consumption and greenhouse gas emission at all scales – from regional planning to building details.
Post date: 5 Oct 2018
This Webinar, organised by Eurac research and in collaboration with the BUILD UP team, is focused on teaching you all about deep renovation and prefabricated solutions and the H2020 project 4RinEU.
Post date: 28 Sep 2018
This map is a place for you to share how and where in the world you’re participating in World Green Building Week 2018.
Will you learn more about the benefits of a greener home? Will you share the week with friends and family? Will you lead your community by hosting an event to take steps toward a greener, healthier world – starting at home?
Post date: 24 Sep 2018
Transitional spaces are meant as “a space in between indoor and outdoor climate, or between two indoor environments, which thermal characteristics can be or not modified by mechanical control system and where occupant may experience the dynamic effect of this change”. Nowadays, transitional spaces are pivotal in non-residential architecture and the proportion of such areas may vary between 10% up to 40% of the total volume depending on the typology. Mixed-mode buildings are desings with by both active and passive systems.
Post date: 21 Sep 2018
The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) launched The Carbon-Free Regions Handbook: An Action Guide for States, Provinces, and Regional Governments in collaboration with The Climate Group, as secretariat to the Under2 Coalition.
Designed to place states and regions on an actionable path towards low-carbon economies, the handbook includes significant contributions from the Under2 Coalition and features many of the successful policies being implemented by the governments in the coalition.
Post date: 17 Sep 2018