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The historic residential building is located in the city center of Bolzano. It was built in 1926, near the old town, and it has hardly been changed on the outside, thanks to well thought-out renovation measures from the inside which ensure a new level of comfort and a minimization of the energy demand of the building.  
Post date: 29 Apr 2021
Type: Case

In the aftermath of the 2007 global financial crisis and rampant global warming –and perhaps the demise of “starchitecture” as a default procedure to build urban identity–, the Palazzo del Cinema Locarno project is guided by principles of economy, trying to capitalise in the existing structure and the public affection for the Palazzo Scolastico –which used to host the local schools and now hosts a variety of NGOs and community associations, to provide an architectural identity for the new cinema complex in Piazza Remo Rossi in Locarno, in the shores of Maggiore
Post date: 15 Apr 2021
Type: Case

ECOlogical building enveLOPES: a game-changing design approach for regenerative urban ecosystems
Post date: 30 Mar 2021
Type: Link

The renovation of this residential building locate in Munich was implemented in the framework of the FP7 funded E2Rebuild project:  
Post date: 29 Mar 2021
Type: Case

The former fire station is a listed building, which was built in 1926 by architect Franz Baumgartner in the style of the architecture at the lake Wörther See. It is now used as a music school. The building is characterised by its strongly articulated gates on the main street façade. The large roof area is broken up by an enormous front gable. The building comprises two full floors, an attic, a partial basement and a turret room. The market town of Velden am Wörthersee implemented a comprehensive thermal-energetic renovation of the building.
Post date: 24 Mar 2021
Type: Case

Fiddleback House provides a young family with contemporary living in a certified Passive House that respects the pristine alpine environment of its surrounds.   Through intelligent design and collaborative decision making, Fiddleback House is a striking example of an affordable home that meets world-leading standards in sustainability and comfort.  
Post date: 19 Mar 2021
Type: Case

As part of Finland’s centenary celebrations, Helsinki is now home to Oodi. It is a magnificent hybrid wooden construction and landmark that serves to refresh the city’s library services for 150 years to come.   The centrepiece of the library, which will serve as a flexible open public space for an estimated 10,000 daily visitors, is a gigantic wooden bridge structure that extends out towards the Finnish Parliament across the Citizens’ Square.  
Post date: 10 Mar 2021
Type: Case

The next PowerSKIN Conference is going to be held in Munich on April 9th.   This year, the conference will be held online. You can register now for a free ticket.   The focus of the PowerSKIN Conference 2021 deals with the question of whether simplicity and robustness are in contradiction to good performance or whether they even complement each other:  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Event

The aim of the project and the associated construction measures is to repair the existing and restore the original condition.   The floor plans will be spatially and functionally separated, with the aim of consistently uncovering the core building from 1765 on all floors.  
Post date: 1 Mar 2021
Type: Case

Concept and objectives:   MEZeroE is an EU distributed open innovation ecosystem for:  
Post date: 1 Mar 2021
Type: Link