building design

Collaborative Holistic Design Laboratory and Methodology for Energy-Efficient Embedded Buildings     The eeEmbedded project aims to develop an open BIM-based holistic collaborative design and simulation platform, a related holistic design methodology, an energy system information model and an integrated information management framework for designing energy-efficient buildings and their optimal energetic embedding in the neighbourhood of surrounding buildings and energy systems.  
Post date: 3 Aug 2017
Type: Link

  This course, which will be realised from 6 to 14 November 2017 in Darmstadt, Germany, is aimed at all building professionals, including architects, engineers, contractors and builders, who are interested in training in the field of energy-efficient & cost-optimal buildings designing. During the course, they will learn from experts at the Passive House Institute, everything from how to define the thermal envelope to how to overcome frequent planning and construction challenges. The course consists of a 3-day e-learning module and 7 days of in-class training.  
Post date: 27 Jul 2017
Type: Event

This book, is a guide to the relationship between building design, urban planning and climate. Aimed at architecture and urban planning professionals and students alike, it offers real-life solutions to climatological site planning and design issues, helping to settle disputes about site orientation, site organisation, and the assembly of building materials.   It is organised into the following three parts:  
Post date: 28 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

The Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) and the Federal Chamber of German Architects (BAK) organise a panel discussion which will take place on Thursday 22 June 2017 (09.00 - 10.30) in Brussels, Belgium, within the framework of the EUSEW 2017 Policy Conference.  
Post date: 23 May 2017
Type: Event

The Energy Efficient Buildings Committee of ECTP is pleased to announce the 6th edition of the EeB PPP Project Review 2017. This yearly publication presents the progress and results of 110 co-funded projects within the EeB PPP under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 and 45 co-funded projects under the Horizon 2020 programme for 2014, 2015 and 2016.  
Post date: 10 May 2017
Type: News

The Digital Construction Week 2017 will take place on 18-19 October 2017 at the Business Design Centre, in London, United Kingdom. The event will bring together architects, consultants, contractors, manufacturers and engineers to share ideas on the current reality of digital innovation and technology as well as the future challenges for the built environment.  
Post date: 3 May 2017
Type: Event

The Digital Design in Architecture Conference will take place on 27 June 2017 in Salford, United Kingdom. During the event, experts at the cutting edge of the built environment revolution will provide insights into how the buildings of the future will be created and how digital design is changing the way of work, from first drafts to completed construction.  
Post date: 3 May 2017
Type: Event

This publication by the UK Green Building Council details the experiences of participants in its “Wellbeing Labs” initiative, conducted through the WorldGBC’s Better Places for People project.    
Post date: 26 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

IEA-EBC Annex 69: Strategy and Practice of Adaptive Thermal Comfort in Low Energy Buildings   The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA- EBC Annex 69 Strategy and Practice of Adaptive Thermal Comfort in Low Energy Buildings” in 2014. The project will run till 2019.  
Post date: 25 Apr 2017
Type: Link

  The ACE Sector Study is a biennial survey that collects and analyses statistical, sociological and economic data on the European architects, the architectural market and the architectural practices.  
Post date: 20 Apr 2017
Type: Publication