Norwegian architect Snøhetta has pledged to only design carbon-negative buildings, meaning their projects will generate more energy than they consume over their lifetime. "For the next 10 years, we have the ambition of having projects on the table that will become CO2 negative in the cradle-to-cradle definition," said Kjetil Thorsen (co-founder of Snøhetta) "This means we have to understand the embodied energies and all the materials used."
Post date: 17 Feb 2020
The renovation of the Mayrhof in Trins combines several best-practice solutions in one project. In particular, the use of a newly developed façade system and an extension using a house-in-house concept allow architectural and building physics aspects to harmonise with each other. During intervention the most important things always kept in mind were the external appearance and the woodwork in the stube. The very individual shape of the external walls made much work on details necessary. The external wall paintings refers to the buildings history.
Post date: 19 Dic 2019
The Campus Humanitas University is a new international university of medicine, located near the renowned Humanitas Research Hospital Hospital in Rozzano, near Milan.
The project involves the creation of a new university infrastructure serving about 1000 students. The campus, surrounded by a large park, takes full advantage of its location through a masterplan based on pedestrian paths, offering a harmonious relationship with the surrounding green, with no natural continuity solutions.
Post date: 19 Dic 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 Dic 2019
BuildingGreen its a company driven to help architects, designers and other sustainability professionals make their projects greener and healthier.
Since 1985, BuildingGreen has been the trusted source on healthy and sustainable design and construction strategies. We support building professionals with membership websites here at BuildingGreen.com and at LEEDuser.com, and with customized consulting and training services.
Post date: 4 Dic 2019
Advanced Tools for Low-carbon, high-value development of historic architecture in the Alpine Space
The ATLAS Project
Post date: 22 Ott 2019
Progetto “Qualità dell’Aria negli Edifici Scolastici – QAES”
Descrizione sintetica del progetto
QAES – Sviluppo di nuovi standard per il miglioramento della qualità dell’aria e dell’ambiente interno delle scuole. Il progetto affronta il problema della scarsa qualità dell’aria e dell’ambiente interno negli edifici scolastici e delle relative ricadute in termini di salute e capacità di apprendimento.
Post date: 17 Ott 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 Ott 2019
SAVE THE DATE
02.10.2019 - Policy Seminar and Opening of the Exhibition on Climate Change/Brussels
09.10.2019 - Workshop on the adaptive re-use of our built environment during the EU week of Regions and Cities/ Brussels.
25.10.2019 - ACE-UIA International Conference on Design Competitions/Paris.
23.11.2019 - Perspectives: The Young Architects' Forum/ Barcelona.
NEWS FROM MEMBERS
Post date: 3 Ott 2019
Concept, Objective and Methodology
The EC communication “Digitising European Industry: Reaping the full benefits of a Digital Single Market” aims to reinforce the EU's competitiveness in digital technologies and to ensure that every industry in Europe, in whichever sector, wherever situated, and no matter of what size can fully benefit from digital innovations.
Post date: 5 Set 2019