sustainable construction

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Around the world, buildings are becoming greener as technology and tenant behaviour combine to lower the impact of urbanisation on the planet. Ping Manongdo (Eco-Business) presents the top 5 green building stories in 2016.     The author states that this year, we saw buildings both new and old rise to the challenge of becoming more resource efficient. But greening buildings isn’t enough—tenants hold the key to lowering a building’s carbon emissions.     The top 5 green building stories in 2016  
Post date: 9 Gen 2017
Type: Note

Treet or "The Tree" in Norwegian proves that sustainable solutions for buildings in an urban context can indeed be achieved by working across different sectors to create a cost-efficient, modular high-rise building using a prefabrication process. Finding inspiration in the long history of wood construction in Norway and, in particular timber bridge building, the decision to build a tall wood high-rise in Bergen was definitely appropriate. Along the way, Treet has also set a new record for being one of the tallest timber buildings to date.
Post date: 4 Gen 2017
Type: Caso

Case di Luce is an example of sustainable urban regeneration in a densely urbanized area. The site, located in the town of Bisceglie Italy, was a former industrial site that was not in use. All old building structures were demolished and the area cleaned up in order to give way to innovative energy efficiency constructions. Case di Luce is exactly that.  The building features low carbon design which leverages seasonal variations of the solar path in order to optimise the comfort of its tenants.
Post date: 15 Dic 2016
Type: Caso

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the organisation that has developed the leading international certification system for green buildings, has announced that the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) has received a Platinum level LEED certification, the highest possible rating for environmentally conscious and sustainable buildings.  
Post date: 21 Nov 2016
Type: News

15 Novembre 2016: L’ADEME et le Plan Bâtiment Durable, en partenariat avec France Université Numérique (FUN), s’associent pour lancer la plateforme “MOOC Bâtiment Durable”, première plateforme de MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) dédiée au bâtiment durable et issue d’un projet collaboratif de l’ensemble des professionnels de la filière bâtiment.
Post date: 21 Nov 2016
Type: News

23-25 August, 2017 Haarlem, The Netherlands   This three-day symposium is used worldwide to exchange knowledge in the field of sanitary installations by participants from different countries to present the results of their research. Focus areas are water supply, computer simulations, drainage systems, water conservation and sustainability.   Aim of the 43rd symposium is to provide a forum where participants will exchange information on:
Post date: 17 Ott 2016
Type: Evento

This report, released by the ZERO-PLUS project, examines the market for the construction of highly energy performing buildings by developing an understanding of the following:  
Post date: 31 Ago 2016
Type: Publication

On 20 September 2016, in London, United Kingdom, the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) organises an event focusing on a new perspective to an alternative future for the construction and property industry.   The event will focus on innovative business models and technology with the potential to disrupt today’s practices to break through some of the built environment’s biggest challenges in order to prepare for zero energy buildings, healthy workplaces, and offsite construction.   The event will:  
Post date: 9 Ago 2016
Type: Evento

Green Building TV, a new community platform that uses video to communicate ideas, products and services between buyers and sellers —all relating to the sustainable construction sector— launched in June 2016.  
Post date: 1 Lug 2016
Type: News

  Green Building TV is a community platform that uses video to communicate ideas, products and services between buyers and sellers, all relating to the sustainable construction sector. The platform was created to offer distraction-free viewing for the public, with all the information they need in one place without any irrelevant advertising and content. It also provides a platform for suppliers to reach and engage with the right audience.   There are three main sections to Green Building TV: the channels, the marketplace, and the forum:  
Post date: 1 Lug 2016
Type: Link