Europe’s industrial strategy must combine decarbonisation and circularity while acknowledging the principles of economic development and maintain a level playing field. Construction is the backbone of the EU economy and will play an important role in this transition if, together, we:
Post date: 16 May 2019
The results of the first pan-European tendering procedure for serial and modular construction have been announced. Nine bidders were awarded the contract in Berlin today for their innovative housing concepts, from which member companies of the umbrella association of the housing industry can now select GdW.
Post date: 13 May 2019
The German housing association (GdW Bundesverband deutscher Wohnungs) has published a report. This report explores the housing requirements of the future. In this study, it has been proposed that the new (future) housing requirements can be classified into eight overarching trends:
Post date: 13 May 2019
"Our Planet, our Cities, our Homes"
The International Social Housing Festival is traveling to Lyon in summer 2019
Post date: 29 Mar 2019
The study describes the results of a full LCA applied to 24 statistically-based dwelling archetypes, representative of the EU housing stock in 2010.
Post date: 8 Feb 2019
Project type : New Construction
Building Type : Collective housing < 50m
Number of Dwelling : 11
Dwelling Net Floor Area : 950 m2
Climate zone : [Cfb] Marine Mild Winter, warm summer, no dry season.
Construction cost : 1 450 000 €
The project is a social experiment that tackles the notion of "experimental" so that it can fit into a reality that is understandable and accessible to all the actors of the project, from conception to completion. realization and all his life.
Post date: 15 Jan 2019
Between November 2017 and January 2018 we carried our research into the provision and selection of privately rented student housing across the seven SAVES 2 countries - Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Lithuania, Romania and the UK. Recently this analysis of current trends in the rental accommodation market for students was made public and we can now provide some insights.
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
Building on the experiences of pioneer cities involved in large scale energy efficiency projects, the conference will bring together urban planners, local policy makers, researchers, entrepreneurs and energy efficiency experts to discuss effective approaches and solutions to energy efficient urban planning and renovation.
Post date: 21 Nov 2018
by Christine Marlet (Eurogypsum aisbl)
Europe is the most urbanised continent outside of the Americas, with 73% of the current population living in urban environments; this is expected to rise to 80% by 2050. The largest challenge for the vast majority of European cities is their capacity to adapt to the evolving needs of the inhabitants who face scarcity of housing with the resultant increase in cost of living.
Post date: 5 Dec 2017
System of production and delivery self-assembly, carbon neutral, energy positive and income generating house which reduces housing overburden declining inequality gap.
Post date: 9 Sep 2017