Environmental issues related to buildings

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Energy transition: new business models to de-risk investments and kick start the EU building renovation wave
Post date: 20 Maj 2020
Type: Termin

Looking to respond constructively to the COVID-19 pandemic, many architects have turned to what they know best: design and innovation. The new restrictions placed on society have been a catalyst to rethink much of what we take for granted in the built environment. The way the world has adapted to this new lifestyle may forecast new normals following the COVID-19 outbreak.  
Post date: 19 Maj 2020
Type: Aktualności

In its 2018 landmark report, Global Warming of 1.5°C, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned of a catastrophic climate breakdown if global average temperatures rose by 2°C. Negative consequences for our communities and planet would be long-lasting and, in some cases, irreversible. Recent events in countries like Australia have shown us a glimpse of the future and that the worst, if we do not act now, is yet to come.   
Post date: 13 Maj 2020
Type: Aktualności

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.  
Post date: 12 Maj 2020
Type: Termin

The construction sector is essential for an economic recovery after the COVID-19 crisis. It can rapidly create large amounts of jobs and involves far-reaching value chains of small and large businesses. In 2015, the sector accounted for 11-13% of global GDP. It is indeed a major employer: 7% of total global employment or 220 million jobs depend on it. Globally, USD 4.5 trillion were spent on construction and renovation of buildings in 2018.  
Post date: 11 Maj 2020
Type: Aktualności

The Covid-19 pandemic has tested all aspects of our society: families and individuals in confinement, communities in collective self-isolation and local, national and international authorities struggling to manage the omnipresent effects of the crisis. Now is not the time to give up on our planet. Now is the time to unite for a more sustainable future.  
Post date: 8 Maj 2020
Type: Aktualności

Due to global Co-Vid19 pandemic, there is a remote presentation option foreseen for this event.   The Eight European Conference on Renewable Energy Systems (ECRES2020). The event is going to be organized in Istanbul / Turkey on 24-25 August 2020. Several universities and research centers from all over the world supports the event technically.  
Post date: 8 Maj 2020
Type: Termin

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.  
Post date: 8 Maj 2020
Type: Termin

For nearly 25 years, IMT has partnered with government, business, and philanthropy to explore the frontier of action to improve the spaces where we live, work, and play. Our innovations have helped policymakers reduce carbon emissions and energy costs across billions of square feet of real estate in major U.S.
Post date: 8 Maj 2020
Type: Publication

Abstract   The intent and metrics of LEED v4 BD+C have been taken as a reference and analysed, for a holistic approach to the energy and environmental issues emerging from the implications that COVID-19 pandemy may have on building design and urban planning.
Post date: 7 Maj 2020
Type: Publication