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Designed by and for tropical countries, the RESET standard is almost unique. Created in Costa Rica by the Instituto de Arquitectura Tropical, it has the particularity of advocating technological frugality. Bruno Stagno, one of its editors, reviews this experience. He is a member of the Instituto de Arquitectura Tropical and one of the most renowned South American architects.  
Post date: 30 Jan 2020
Type: News

Green buildings are already on the way to becoming global practice for residential and non-residential buildings.  
Post date: 30 Jan 2020
Type: News

Located in a small town of 6500 inhabitants, the church of Nianing is one of the most famous in Senegal. This shell-shaped biomimetic building is inspired by termite mounds to preserve the faithful from the heat. Read the case study of the church of Nianing, which participated in the Green Solutions Awards 2019, in the hot climate category.  
Post date: 30 Jan 2020
Type: News

Last November, the Slovenian parliament passed a motion to adopt an EIT Climate-KIC-led proposal called “A Deep Demonstration of a Circular, Regenerative and Low-Carbon Economy in Slovenia,” signalling that a system change approach supported by key partnerships could be the ‘new normal’ for coutries acting on the climate emergency, and delivering the European Green Deal.  
Post date: 23 Jan 2020
Type: News

Having a Mediterranean climate like that of Badajoz, a city in south-eastern Spain, in Paris in 2080 may seem a cheerful prospect... and finally not as dramatic as the alerts suggest?   However, Badajoz's summer climate is dangerously close to the temperatures recorded during the 2003 heat wave. This episode had caused more than 15,000 deaths in France and testified the inability of our cities to cope with such heat waves.  
Post date: 23 Jan 2020
Type: News

The D2Grids project, which can be seen as a technico-economic project at first glance, is designed with a multi-dimensional approach in which various perspectives from the technical sciences and the human and social sciences converge.  
Post date: 23 Jan 2020
Type: News

Périne HUGUET, the architect for the project management team that built the headquarters of the Guadeloupe National Park. The team was also composed of : Eric Ramlall, Laurent Lavall, Frédéric Pujol architects, BIEB structural design office and VRD, A2E fluids design office, Robert Célaire HQE consultant engineer, Agence TER paysagiste and Laurent Séauve EQUINOXE photovoltaic design office and energy monitoring.  
Post date: 23 Jan 2020
Type: News

Mijnwater B.V. is building a new network of pipes in Heerlen that will supply cooling and heating to homes, offices, stores, and industrial businesses. It is a circular energy network that stores heat or cold for a later time. What makes it unique is that such a heating and cooling network can save 65 to 90% energy consumption in any other city.   Former Coal Mine District Heating Gold for Circular Energy  
Post date: 23 Jan 2020
Type: News

Ten Episodes: Five Steps To Better BIM Management BIM Execution Planning - BEPs 101 How do you contract for the right BIM at the right time? Lean BIM Management 101 Did You Get The BIM You Paid For? Agile Standards Management Building Lean BIM Standards
Post date: 23 Jan 2020
Type: News