The Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs are inviting experts in the building construction value chain to take part in a survey and give their views on using circular economy principles in the design of buildings.
The results will contribute to defining circular economy policies that could be implemented as part of the EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan.
Post date: 22 Ott 2020
The conference, organized by ASHRAE, the ASHRAE Lebanese Chapter, the Munib and Angela Masri Institute of Energy and Natural Resources, and the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the American University of Beirut, will take place virtually November 5-6, 2020.
Post date: 8 Ott 2020
When giant blobs began appearing on city skylines around the world in the late 1980s and 1990s, it marked not an alien invasion but the impact of computers on the practice of building design.
Post date: 20 Ago 2020
BauSIM 2020 – 8th Conference of IBPSA Germany and Austria
23-25 September 2020 Graz University of Technology
The BauSIM 2020 will be held online
Post date: 17 Lug 2020
Researchers at ETH Zurich have created a machine that controls the setting rate of concrete to offer a "seamless transition between casting and 3D printing" so that structures can be made that use less material.
The system called Fast Complexity combines two existing technologies for creating concrete forms – 3D printing concrete and casting into formwork.
Post date: 2 Lug 2020
The Interreg Italy-Austria project FACECAMP has come to an end in 2019 and it reached several successful results concerning the topic of building envelope´s performance to reach indoor comfort, energy saving targets and to boost inter-organizational cooperation.
Post date: 2 Lug 2020
Dwellings provide not just a living space, but act as a pandemic shelter, a workplace, an impromptu school, a gym, a playground and more. Katja Maununaho, Sini Saarimaa, Jyrki Tarpio and Sofie Pelsmakers (Tampere University) critique current apartment design and contemplate how apartments can be designed to be adaptable and respond better to many existing and new needs.
Post date: 29 Giu 2020
2030 Palette is a database of sustainable design principles, strategies and resources easily accessible for supporting new projects and renovations.
Why the 2030 Palette?
Post date: 12 Giu 2020
The construction industry seems to be comparatively unscathed by the pandemic – at least at first glance. Work has continued on many building sites. But what about the long-term situation at the global level? Should urban densification in this new age of interpersonal spacing still be advocated? Do architects, planners, engineers, and urban designers need to rethink certain precepts or even embrace a paradigm shift?
Post date: 10 Giu 2020
Looking to respond constructively to the COVID-19 pandemic, many architects have turned to what they know best: design and innovation. The new restrictions placed on society have been a catalyst to rethink much of what we take for granted in the built environment. The way the world has adapted to this new lifestyle may forecast new normals following the COVID-19 outbreak.
Post date: 19 Mag 2020