The English city is renaturing itself, hence becoming more resilient to climate change and improving citizens’ quality of life. A decisive contribution comes from a series of nature-based solutions recently installed as part of the European project URBAN GreenUP
Post date: 22 Set 2020
This promotional brochure of Task 59 IEA-SHC highlights the project structure, the organizational details and the project´s objectives, which are the following:
Post date: 18 Set 2020
REMOURBAN is a large-scale demonstration project, whose objective is to accelerate urban transformation towards the concept of smart city taking into account all aspects of sustainability. The demonstration addresses a holistic intervention in Valladolid (Spain), well balanced in terms of actions on energy, mobility and ICT, which is monitored and properly evaluated.
Post date: 17 Set 2020
Szczecin has become the second Polish town to receive a loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to finance a municipal development plan for social and affordable housing. The EIB has agreed to lend up to PLN 85 million (approx. €20 million) to two housing companies owned by the City of Szczecin for the construction and renovation of 250 social and affordable housing units (169 new and 81 renovated) and associated underground parking facilities.
Post date: 17 Set 2020
La decarbonizzazione del patrimonio edilizio è tra le priorità del piano per la ripresa post-Covid e uno degli assi portanti del Green Deal europeo. Si stima infatti che il settore edile sia responsabile del 40% del consumo energetico e del 36% delle emissioni di gas serra in Europa.
Post date: 16 Set 2020
Abstract: Innovative designs, such as those taking place in nearly zero-energy buildings, need to tackle Life Cycle Cost, because reducing the impact of use can carry other collateral and unexpected costs. For example, it is interesting to include the evaluation of end-of-life costs by introducing future activities of selective dismantling and waste management, to also improve the environmental performance of the demotion project.
Post date: 14 Set 2020
After many months of hard work between all the 10 partners, CHESS SETUP H2020 funded project is coming to an end with an overall success.
Post date: 10 Set 2020
In the district of Statz in Mühlbachl, the local social housing agency implemented a residential project with three energy efficient buildings with 26 apartments and an overall surface of around 1270 m2, that reached the level klimaaktiv gold, the highest one according to the local energy standard.
Post date: 9 Set 2020
A net-zero economy by 2050 in the EU requires bold action across all sectors, and in none more than buildings. The building sector is one of the largest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions in the EU.
Post date: 7 Set 2020
The project belongs to a larger urban intervention with the new Grand Parc in Bordeaux, with green area and public spaces, and it occupies a central place in redefining the neighbourhood. It also has an identity vocation because it constitutes a visual catch from the perspective created by the plot where it is located. The volume, simple but slightly decomposed, expresses the public and private use of the building and highlights a forecourt that opens on the urban project of the Grand Parc.
Post date: 1 Set 2020