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The Lyon-Confluence project won first a mention at the French level and then the Sustainable District Grand Prize at the international level of the 2019 Green Solutions Awards.  This district is a very inspiring example of urban planning for a large-scale low-carbon district. Between 2000 and 2030, the SPL Lyon Confluence, a local public redevelopment company, will have developed or rehabilitated an area of 150 ha, half on an existing district, half via new buildings and public spaces.  
Post date: 14 Nov 2019
Type: News

A widely titled Spanish winner (Low Carbon Prize, Energy & Hot Climates Prize, Sustainable Renovation Grand Prize and Users' Choice Prize), Greenpeace Spain Headquarters, qualified for the final, also won the Sustainable Renovation Grand Prize of the 2019 Green Solutions Awards at the international level.   
Post date: 14 Nov 2019
Type: News

The 9th International Hemp Building Symposium will be held in the heart of the North Yorkshire countryside, Hornington Manor is a unique venue. The Grade II listed Manor was built in 1770 and has been lovingly restored to provide luxury self-catering accommodation, which is the perfect setting for our next Symposium. It is also the site of the 300 acre Harrison Spinks farm which provides Hemp fibre for top quality mattresses.  
Post date: 14 Nov 2019
Type: News

The European Technology and innovation Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling  has prepared a draft of the strategic document ‘Vision to 2050: the vision for renewable heating and cooling in Europe’. What is the ‘2050 Vision for 100% Renewable Heating and Cooling in Europe’? This Vision is intended to provide a clear prospect for the heating and cooling (HC) sector by 2050.  
Post date: 14 Nov 2019
Type: News

Turn the spotlight on the international winners of the Green Solutions Awards 2019 edition!   Twenty-two exemplary buildings, districts and infrastructures were rewarded by the Construction21 network after nine months of competition, first nationally and then internationally.  
Post date: 7 Nov 2019
Type: News

The international winners of the Green Solutions Awards 2019, announced on Monday, the 4th of November at Batimat, will benefit from strong visibility in the coming months. Among the various communications tools used by Construction21, organiser of the contest, in addition to its platforms: the winners' brochure.    Published in 6,000 copies, the brochure is also available online in 4 languages. French, English, Spanish or Chinese... choose the one you want to share internally or externally: 
Post date: 7 Nov 2019
Type: News

Since COP21 in Paris in 2015, the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC) has been working for efficient, resilient and zero-emission buildings. France being an important member, ADEME immediately turned its attention to tropical countries (especially East Asia), which have experienced the highest demographic and economic growth rates in the world for several decades.  
Post date: 30 Ott 2019
Type: News

In response to the housing problem in Africa[1], the Association la Voûte Nubienne (AVN) has been promoting the technical concept Voûte Nubienne (VN) in Sudano-Sahelian Africa for almost 20 years, a complete, adapted [2] and sustainable constructive solution. In order to best support the emergence of this new field, AVN offers inclusive techniques and training courses supported by an innovative dissemination methodology.     The VN technical concept: an inclusive constructive solution  
Post date: 24 Ott 2019
Type: News

These were the questions more than 500 architects, researchers and building professionals discussed in Paris, France, at VELUX Daylight Symposium and Healthy Buildings Day, which is the only forum in the world, dedicated to explore the role of daylight in buildings and how healthy building design can be a cornerstone in business today.   
Post date: 24 Ott 2019
Type: News

Rooftops covered with grass, vegetable gardens and lush foliage are now a common sight in many cities around the world. More and more private companies and city authorities are investing in green roofs, drawn to their wide-ranging benefits which include savings on energy costs, mitigating the risk from floods, creating habitats for urban wildlife, tackling air pollution and urban heat and even producing food.  
Post date: 24 Ott 2019
Type: News