Sustainable Public, Cooperative and Social Housing

Publication

SAVES2 PROJECT: Analysis of current trends in the rental accommodation market for students

SAVES2 project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 754203.

Between November 2017 and January 2018 we carried our research into the provision and selection of privately rented student housing across the seven SAVES 2 countries - Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Lithuania, Romania and the UK....
Publication

Financing the inclusive city: a case study of the Danish model of affordable and social housing

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...
Event

Conference - Innovative approaches to sustainable urban planning: cities at the heart of the energy transition

Building on the experiences of pioneer cities involved in large scale energy efficiency projects, the conference will bring together urban planners, local policy makers, researchers, entrepreneurs and energy efficiency...
News

World tallest passive-house Bolueta tower completed in Bilbao

With its 28 stories wing, VArquitectos’social housing (361) apartments tower promoted by Visesa for Bolueta neighborhood in Bilbao, Spain, is the world’s tallest Passive House certified building and is now completed! Air tightness achieved an n50...

Case

Navarra constructs over 500 energy efficient homes for social housing

The region of Navarra is building over 500 nearly zero-energy building (NZEB) units to provide affordable and energy efficient homes for their citizens. Nearly zero-energy buildings have very low energy consumption due to their design and...
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Affordable solutions to overcome the challenges in urban housing

by Christine Marlet (Eurogypsum aisbl)   Europe is the most urbanised continent outside of the Americas, with 73% of the current population living in urban environments; this is expected to rise to 80% by 2050. The largest...
News

Building renovation in Sweden: Efficient, Cheap and Green

Reducing CO2 emissions is not only about adapting new technologies, but ensuring that these technologies are also being accepted by the public.   Only when they are accepted, or better even embraced by the people, they can be implemented...
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TREES project

Training for Renovated Energy Efficient Social housing     This IEE project aimed to incorporate energy efficiency into further education for architects and social housing managers. Educational material includes...