Following the Plenary Stakeholders meeting on 12 December 2019 in Brussels, we wish to invite you to send us your written comments and contributions to the proposed R&I partnership on “People-centric Sustainable Built Environment” to be set up under the Horizon Europe programme.
Give your feedback here!
Post date: 18 déc 2019
While there is a broad consensus on the fact that a high-quality built environment impacts positively on people’s everyday lives, it can prove difficult for public authorities, project developers and built environment professionals to assess and guarantee the quality of the buildings and urban spaces they commission and design.
Post date: 9 déc 2019
The TEBE research group, founded by prof. Marco Filippi, works in the Department of Energy (DENERG) at the Politecnico di Torino.
TEBE members are professors, assistant professors, grant researchers, PhD students and scholarship holders.
Post date: 27 nov 2019
This Call is also available here in German, in English and in Italian. The event will be in Italian and English, with the possibility of asking questions in German.
WHY RE-THINKING TECHNOLOGIES
Proper technology solution-sets (the gears in the picture) can enable a regenerative indoor environment for building users and for the Planet. Technologies will be the key to promote a shift of paradigm in building design from the “less bad” to the “more regenerative”
Post date: 15 nov 2019
An increased energy performance of buildings not only reduces energy costs and CO2 emissions, but creates jobs, increases the comfort and health of its occupants and brings environmental benefits in terms of improved air quality. Valuing these multiple benefits is key to making investment decision more viable and thus accelerating building renovation.
Post date: 21 oct 2019
Architectural design can no longer be only concerned with developing artefacts that produce reduced environmental impacts within a certain threshold of emissions. Conversely, buildings today must be developed to reverse the effects of climate change, enhance natural systems, the built environment and inhabitants’ life.
Post date: 8 oct 2019
The EU Commission has been developing Level(s) - a framework of macro-objectives and indicators aiming to help building professionals to report on the environmental performance of buildings. As well as energy and material impacts, Level(s) provides a framework for reporting the quality of the indoor environment achieved with these resources, including air quality, thermal comfort, climate change resilience and life cycle cost/value.
Post date: 19 sep 2019
Climats chauds : de quoi parle-t-on ?
La zone climatique chaude considérée dans le cadre de ce dossier correspond peu ou prou aux régions du monde dont le climat est, au sens de la classification de Köppen, un climat soit équatorial, soit de mousson, soit de savane, soit désertique chaud, soit semi-aride chaud.
Ce choix de périmètre tient en premier lieu au fait que les régions chaudes concentrent une importante part de la population mondiale :
Post date: 29 aoû 2019
The DGNB has made it its primary goal to plan, operate and use the built environment of the present day for the benefit of all, and in such a way that the generations that follow us can fully utilise their own potential and not be constrained in their opportunities by the decisions that we make today.
Post date: 6 aoû 2019
#21 Newsletter includes:
-The RESTORE project in Flyer and Poster format
-WG3 final Booklet now available! The main question Working Group 3 faced is how a building can be built, operated and maintained in a regenerative manner. The WG3 Booklet now reports about the findings of this working group providing answers on how this can be achieved through integration of restorative and regenerative principles into the construction and operation process.
Post date: 30 juil 2019