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Principles for a sustainable built environment / DGNB Registered Professional Training

Fact check: 90% of our time is spent indoors 54% of waste comes from the construction sector 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions are from real estate and construction.   These are clear indicators why we need more people to change the world for...

You need all 6 pieces of the puzzle to build urban resilience, but too often it’s politics that leaves a gap

Greg Brave/Shutterstock Aysin Dedekorkut-Howes, Griffith University; Elnaz Torabi, Griffith University et Michael Howes, Griffith University With most of the world’s people now living in urban areas, the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the...

This is how we create the age-friendly smart city

Shutterstock Sonja Pedell, Swinburne University of Technology et Ann Borda, The University of Melbourne Senior citizens need help and encouragement to remain active as they age in their own communities.   Given the choice, that’s what most would...

Get ready for the 2nd EUCF Call!

The Second Call for Applications of the European City Facility will open on the 29th March 2021. Don’t miss this opportunity! Apply before the 31st May 2021, 17:00 CET.   In this second round, an even larger number of beneficiaries will be selected...

Get to know BAPAURA – Supporting renovation in France

Introducing BAPAURA – a European project funded by Horizon2020 to support energy renovation in the French region of Auvergne Rhônes-Alpes.    On an autumn day in 2020, national and regional agencies from Auvergne Rhônes-Alpes got together to find a...

Wanted: Green business ideas to fix climate change

Starting today, the seventh edition of the global green business ideas competition ClimateLaunchpad opens for applications.   The program, supported by EIT Climate-KIC and TU Delft, helps aspiring entrepreneurs grow their cleantech ideas into global...

Edinburgh: building climate resilient infrastructure and communities

A labyrinth of cobblestone streets, dimly lit and presided over by an imposing castle, Edinburgh’s city center has seen centuries of history.   But the climate crisis is threatening this heritage as summers are getting warmer, extreme rainfall and...

The biggest library dedicated to straw construction

The partners of the UP STRAW project have created a library of more than 400 publications dedicated to building with straw.   It is for everyone - amateurs, construction professionals, promoters, scientists or those who simply want to know more.  ...

[New date] 25 March: 10 more days to apply for the Green Solutions Awards

Seize the opportunity! Construction21 is offering you 10 more days to publish the case study that will take you into the Green Solutions Awards adventure.   You have now until the 25th of March 2021 11:59pm… This extra time is sufficient to finish...

Climate Change Brings Increased Risk of Flooding

Forest fires, rising sea levels and melting ice all link back to climate change. Yet what about flooding?   There are three common types of floods, including storm surge, river and flash events. Could climate change increase the risk of all of them...