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 Dec 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 Oct 2019
The Sector Study is a biennial survey commissioned by the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) that collects and analyses statistical, sociological and economic data on European architects, the architectural market and architectural practices.
Post date: 7 Mar 2019
In order to inform its future policy-making, the European Commission is currently conducting a survey across Europe on architects’ activities with respect to energy renovation and nearly zero energy buildings (nzeb). The survey shall enable to better understand solutions developed by architects, barriers to their implementation and drivers behind architects’ and clients’ choices. Consult the EU Commission’s letter of support for more details.
Post date: 10 Ian 2019
Are you planning to renovate a building? Would you like to combine energy efficiency improvements with architectural additions? The EU-funded ABRACADABRA project has developed 3 decision support tools for this purpose which you can test for free.
Case study buildings should either have planned energy renovations or have already undergone renovations. Tools and analytical methods developed by the project team will be applied to each case study building, providing valuable technical, financial and regulatory outcomes to aid the decision-making process.
Post date: 26 Apr 2018
The ACE Sector Study is a biennial survey that collects and analyses statistical, sociological and economic data on the European architects, the architectural market and the architectural practices.
Post date: 20 Apr 2017