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Could buildings one day imitate living organisms, intelligently sensing, moving, and responding to environmental stimuli? Negin Imani has developed the first tool translating thermoregulation strategies in the natural world into architectural solutions to help bring buildings to life.  
Post date: 6 Dec 2020
Type: News

The new CHARIER headquarters in Coueron, was developed to bring the location of business decisions closer to the main partners and customers of the company.   The main features of the building, designed by Paumier Architectes, aims to represent the company specificities and strengths. In fact, the composition of the construction is around a courtyard that highlights the know-how of the company adjoining the building's exhibition hall.  
Post date: 29 Nov 2020
Type: Case

This timber-framed building is located in Saint-Samson-la-Poterie in the Oise region (northern France), over Paris, and especially in the natural region called "Pays de Bray".   It was the barn of a landlord housing of the 17th century and it has recently been retrofitted and restored by the owner himself. A careful work on the materials and on the execution was made.  
Post date: 29 Nov 2020
Type: Case

The scope of the project is to promote, though architecture, the set-up of a collaborative community living in passive houses. In fact, the building has shared facilities, encouraging social contacts and individual space in a community managed the residents.   Each household is independent, but there is a common space for activities, such as crafts, guest rooms, and the provision by the community of three meals per week. As far as possible the scheme uses natural building materials.
Post date: 26 Nov 2020
Type: Case

The H2020 project 4RinEU, coordinated by Eurac Research, aims to define technologies, methodologies and business models to increase the uptake of deep renovation in the European building stock.  
Post date: 19 Nov 2020
Type: Case

Join the team from the International Passive House Association for their new series:   iPHA Q&A with PHI!   Once a month, iPHA will sit down with experts from different departments at the Passive House Institute to hear about the work they do, what they offer and how you can make the most of those offerings!  
Post date: 16 Nov 2020
Type: Event

Energy Saving Tools is a web page that includes a set of tools for introducing energy saving actions in our daily life. It is possible to receive tips for energy efficiency in the field of building performances, electrical appliances, use of renewables and mobility.   In particular, for improving the energy performance of the building, the tool requests a set of basic information, in order to understand the current situation:
Post date: 2 Nov 2020
Type: Tool

For decades, companies have relied on disposable plastic packaging to bag and contain products worldwide.  
Post date: 27 Oct 2020
Type: News

Fifth Symposium on Urban Mining and Circular Economy VIRTUAL EVENT / 18-20 November 2020 + 8th international symposium on energy from biomass and waste VIRTUAL EVENT / 16-19 NOVEMBER 2020   https://www.venicesymposium.it/   SUM 2020 is going virtual!   This year's edition of the Symposium will be held as a fully virtual event from 18-20 November 2020.
Post date: 20 Oct 2020
Type: Event

Construire ou rénover soulève de nombreuses questions et amène à faire des choix parfois compliqués.   Le salon ENERGIES + CONSTRUCTION  apporte des solutions concrètes et abordables à ceux qui veulent construire ou améliorer leur habitat.  
Post date: 20 Oct 2020
Type: Event