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Pavlos Vatavalis

Building Technical Manager, European Aluminium Association (Non-profit)

Speaks English German Greek


L'Office 64 de l‘Habitat

The housing association, l'office 64 de l' habitat has built new company headquarters in Bayonne in southern France. The fact that the building is an ecological example is proudly present for visitors to see. The low entrance building in front of...

H2 Office in Duisburg: aluminium clad building goes for the Gold DGNB (German Sustainable Building Council) certification

The H2 Office lies like a moored sports catamaran in Duisburg Inner Harbor. The building's bond with nature is just as cutting-edge because the lustrous ventilated cladding made with aluminium composite material as well as the aluminium windows that...

Why choosing windows requires personalised advice? - window selection for optimised energy efficiency

In the context of the European Commission’s window energy labelling proposal, European Aluminium invites you to have a look at the animation explaining why choosing windows requires personalised advice.Because more than 90% of windows sold in the EU...

Lemons to Limes: Renovation of public housing estate in Germany

'Stadbildplanung Dortmund' converts run-down public housing estate in Germany's struggling Ruhr Valley into a fully rented Jewel!At the outset of this redevelopment project, an analysis of the estate's deficits and shortcomings was assessed. This...

NuOffice Building: exceptional envelope performance

  The Nu-Office complex is comprised of 3 separate new buildings located in Domagkstrasse (Schwabing North, adjacent to Park City Schwabing) in Munich. They have been constructed using "Sustainable Building" standards in which essential concept...

CO2 payback of renovation of Torenflat social apartments in Zeist, the Netherlands


CO2 payback of renovation of G.Papanikolaou Hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece


CO2 payback of renovation of Denkendorf City Hall, Germany


Sustainability of Aluminium in Buildings

Aluminium is a very young metal, extracted for the first time in 1854. Commercially produced as a precious metal from 1886, its industrial production for civil applications only took off in the 1950’s. The first well-known application in buildings...

German Ventilated Cladding Association - Fachverband Baustoffe und Bauteile für vorgehängte hinterlüftete Fassaden e.V. (FVHF)

FVHF represents construction products from Austria, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Switzerland like: •    cladding as metals, minerals, ceramics and plastics (-compounds), •    mineral insulation (rock and glass wool), •    fixings (screws,...