Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

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In the aftermath of the 2007 global financial crisis and rampant global warming –and perhaps the demise of “starchitecture” as a default procedure to build urban identity–, the Palazzo del Cinema Locarno project is guided by principles of economy, trying to capitalise in the existing structure and the public affection for the Palazzo Scolastico –which used to host the local schools and now hosts a variety of NGOs and community associations, to provide an architectural identity for the new cinema complex in Piazza Remo Rossi in Locarno, in the shores of Maggiore
Post date: 15 Apr 2021
Type: Case

The two-group kindergarten with an exercise room includes a sustainable architecture and energy concept.  
Post date: 9 Apr 2021
Type: Case

BRINGING DOWN THE COST OF MULTIFUNCTIONAL BUILDING-INTEGRATED PHOTOVOLTAIC (BIPV) SYSTEMS  
Post date: 8 Apr 2021
Type: Link

procuRE tackles the common challenge of achieving 100% Renewable Energy Supply (RES) in existing stock. The Buyers Group compromises six cities operating a stock of 21,000 buildings. Procurers invest €7.68 million in R&D services to develop innovative solutions. The pre-commercial procurement has three phases.  
Post date: 1 Apr 2021
Type: Event

Horizon2020 project procuRE: Pre-commercial Procurement of Breakthrough Solutions for 100% Renewable Energy Supply in Buildings is starting the Open Market Consultation.
Post date: 1 Apr 2021
Type: News

Passive Construction & NZEB 2021   Part of the National Construction Summit taking place on 15th April, 2021 at the National Arena, Sport Ireland Campus, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Passive & NZEB Construction 2020 will focus on energy efficiency, energy conservation and high energy performance in buildings.  
Post date: 30 Mar 2021
Type: Event

Passives office having obtained the Passif Plus label with in particular a large surface area of ​​photovoltaic panels. Treated Floor Area according to PHPP: 217 m2 Construction type: timber construction Year of construction: 2019   THERMAL ENVELOPE   Exterior wall:
Post date: 30 Mar 2021
Type: Case

ECOlogical building enveLOPES: a game-changing design approach for regenerative urban ecosystems
Post date: 30 Mar 2021
Type: Link

The renovation of this residential building locate in Munich was implemented in the framework of the FP7 funded E2Rebuild project:  
Post date: 29 Mar 2021
Type: Case

The former fire station is a listed building, which was built in 1926 by architect Franz Baumgartner in the style of the architecture at the lake Wörther See. It is now used as a music school. The building is characterised by its strongly articulated gates on the main street façade. The large roof area is broken up by an enormous front gable. The building comprises two full floors, an attic, a partial basement and a turret room. The market town of Velden am Wörthersee implemented a comprehensive thermal-energetic renovation of the building.
Post date: 24 Mar 2021
Type: Case