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Due to the current situation, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage. Planning Post Carbon Cities   The 35th PLEA Conference will take place at the University of A Coruña between the 1st and 3rd of September, 2020. Don't miss the chance to be part of it!  
Post date: 3 Apr 2020
Type: Event

The digital transformation of the AEC sector is facing several criticalities which have to be solved in order to effectively exploit its different potentialities. For instance, the lack of a proper information management along the entire lifecycle of constructed works is still a big issue: the exchange of information can be improved by using different management tools and by practicing collaboration between all actors.
Post date: 2 Oct 2019
Type: News

Concept, Objectives and Methodology BIM4EEB aims to foster the renovation industry by developing an attractive and powerful BIM-based toolset able to support designers in the design and planning phase, construction companies to efficiently carry out the work and service companies to provide attractive solutions for building retrofitting.  
Post date: 4 Sep 2019
Type: Link

Its objective was to study behavior and interactions among individuals and their impact on energy efficiency and climate change mitigation.   The project aimed at increasing our understanding of human behavior in relation to the environment by developing models able to incorporate the heterogeneity and the complex dynamics of individual and group decision making.  
Post date: 6 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Sustainable building practice in Europe has to a large extent been led by green building certification schemes to date. These certifications cover hundreds of millions of m2 of building space and have achieved a high degree of market penetration in the non-residential sector of some European countries.  
Post date: 8 Mar 2019
Type: Publication

The research project EFIResources: Resource Efficient Construction towards Sustainable Design supports European policies related to the efficient use of resources in construction. Its major goal is the development of a performance-based approach for sustainable design, enabling to assess the resource efficiency of buildings, throughout the complete life cycle.  
Post date: 7 Jan 2019
Type: Publication

In the construction industry, the popularity of sustainability and its benefits have been on the rise in recent years.  
Post date: 19 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

On the two days, renowned international representatives from practice and research will discuss research, design and manufacturing of high-performance building envelopes. On the first day, international speakers will present innovative examples and visions with focus on implementation and practice. The second day will be dedicated to the results of the COST network, with topics on digital design innovations or novel test methods.   Presentations and Speakers include, among others:
Post date: 12 Nov 2018
Type: Event

  Transitional spaces are meant as “a space in between indoor and outdoor climate, or between two indoor environments, which thermal characteristics can be or not modified by mechanical control system and where occupant may experience the dynamic effect of this change”. Nowadays, transitional spaces are pivotal in non-residential architecture and the proportion of such areas may vary between 10% up to 40% of the total volume depending on the typology. Mixed-mode buildings are desings with by both active and passive systems.
Post date: 21 Sep 2018
Type: Link

Building Green is a growing event in Scandinavia with a mission to highlight the importance of sustainable building and thinking. Building Green was established in 2011 in Copenhagen and has developed into a unique platform for information, inspiration and ideas on the sustainable building industry. We need to translate sustainable visions into reality everywhere and Building Green allows you to explore these issues with the best actors in the field of sustainable building.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event