Sulgrave Gardens comprises 30 family homes in four blocks with a mix of typologies (houses, apartments and maisonettes) and tenures (9 homes for affordable rent, 13 for shared ownership and 8 private houses) in a conservation area in West London. At the time of certification, Sulgrave Gardens was the largest Passivhaus development in London. The scheme is arranged in four blocks. Two are Passivhaus certified and two designed to Passivhaus principles.
Post date: 14 Dec 2018
Normally, the task of providing affordable and social housing falls to local governments and their administrations. Municipalities must single-handedly work out how to deliver and finance affordable and social housing in a city context that is often dominated by a free market paradigm.
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
This report supports the Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) and the District Energy in Cities Initiative, two initiatives under Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL). While the focus is on the City of Belgrade, the aim of this report is to support all public authorities and agencies developing and implementing integrated approaches to both energy efficiency in buildings and district energy supply. It provides guidance to decision-makers in Belgrade, while presenting universal recommendations to align district energy and energy efficiency in buildings.
Post date: 16 Nov 2018
BY&FORCITIZENS conference on “Smart Regeneration of Cities and Regions” will provide a forum to gain comprehensive insights into the opportunities and challenges conferred by further development of Smart Cities and Communities initiatives across Europe. The overall aim is to review and better understand the steps that city leaders, delegates, policymakers and other relevant stakeholders around Europe take to transform their cities into great and attractive places in which to live and work, creating strong local ecosystems.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
2018 Special Focus: Mobilities in the Global North and South – Critical Urban and Global Visions
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Post date: 29 Jun 2018
European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University will organize the 6th ICSD 2018 Rome on Wednesday 12 to Thursday 13 September, 2018.
The 6th ICSD 2018 will be an excellent opportunity to share your ideas and research findings relevant to the Sustainability Science through the European network of academics. Papers will be published in EJSD Journal (Thompson Reuters) and Proceedings.
Post date: 28 Nov 2017
The EU Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) initiative has just published the topics for its upcoming third call for proposals.
In the third call for proposals, which will be launched in December 2017, interested candidates will be able to develop and submit projects under the four following topics:
Adaptation to climate change
Post date: 9 Nov 2017
Post date: 26 Oct 2017
Im Jahr 2016 veröffentlichten die beiden Bundesministerien für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) und für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi) gemeinsam eine Förderbekanntmachung zum Thema „Energieeffiziente Stadt“. Seit Juli 2017 stehen nun die 6 Gewinnerprojekte des Wettbewerbs fest und arbeiten an den Förderanträgen. Die ausgewählten 6 Leuchtturmprojekte sind:
Post date: 7 Aug 2017
To further support the energy transition in the building sector, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy have launched a funding initiative entitled “Solar Building / Energy-Efficient City”. More than 60 consortia from municipal administrations, research institutes and companies have applied for government funding.
Post date: 7 Aug 2017