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Anatomy of a Sustainable City

Imagine a city with more walkers and bikers than cars, where buildings are all run off of solar power and designed with living ecosystems inside of them and city landscaping doubles as edible plants for the hungry.    While this may seem straight...

District Heating and Cooling – A Key Element of Energy System Integration

Energy System Integration is a key initiative of the Green Deal, highlighted in the new European Commission Strategy on Energy System Integration. Read more about the important role of district heating and cooling in this initiative, and how the...

“Biophilia, connecting Health and Wellbeing with Buildings and Land” IX BioEconomic® Sitges Day 2020

Nature integrated in Buildings and the urban landscape, sustainable territory and respectful of biodiversity. The Town hall of Sitges and BioEconomic® are happy to invite you to the IX BioEconomic ®Sitges Day 2020 : “Biophilia, connecting Health and...

Transition in real estate: Construction21's programme at Propel by MIPIM

Construction21 is a partner of MIPIM and of Propel by MIPIM, an event dedicated to real estate, cities and innovation, that gathers the real estate and service providers ecosystems (2,500 decision-makers are expected).   On 14 September, C21 is...

The role of microgrids in India

India is a growing country of 1.3 billion people. The energy needs are increasing and people from all corners of the country have started engaging in small businesses and demanding better infrastructure.   The country, however, only provided...

Preview of the Green Solutions Awards 2020/21

The Green Solutions Awards, powered by the Construction21 network, contribute to the necessary transition of the real estate and construction world, from building to city. This national and international competition brings innovative, high-...

[Green Solutions Meetup] Low-carbon construction or renovation: what solutions?

On September 14, capitalising on the Propel by MIPIM event – an important meeting point between the "game-changers" of real estate, cities and innovation – Construction21 is organising a new session of Green Solutions Meetup. This highly appreciated...

Be part of the EUCF adventure !

The European City Facility (EUCF) aims to support municipalities and their groupings in developing investment concepts related to the implementation of their climate and energy action plans.    All municipalities and their groupings (with LAU(2)...

Urbantech: Better technology for cities of the future

According to the UN, up to 70 percent of the world's population is expected to live in cities by 2050. This creates major challenges and calls for new innovative and digital solutions that can push construction and urban development in a more...

The European City Facility’s application process

Do you want to apply for the European City Facility (EUCF) but you don’t know how?   EUCF has prepared a short video to show the whole process: The first call of the European City Facility is open until the 2nd October 2020 (17:00 CEST). Submit an...