sustainable construction

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Klimahouse 2020 has been another successful event gathering practitioners, designers, building owners, students, researchers and curious visitors. The fair exhibited the most innovative house building companies in Italy, but also from abroad with the aim to present sustainable, innovative and energy efficient solutions. These ranged from sustainable materials to smart technologies, and from innovative building technics to building installations.  
Post date: 4 mar 2020
Type: Actualité

The Italian construction sector’s gross value added (GVA) accounted for 16.7% of Italy’s 2018 GDP, making it one of the most important sectors in the national economy. However, by 2018 the construction sector experienced a steep decline compared with 2010, reflected by the decrease of its total added value and turnover value.  
Post date: 4 mar 2020
Type: Publication

The Danish construction sector has been on the revival path since 2010, in line with the overall improvement in the general economy. In 2018, there were 74,810 enterprises in the broad construction sector in Denmark, with the narrow construction sub-sector accounting for 49.6% of the total. The number of firms in the broad construction sector has increased by 18.3% since 2010, with architectural and engineering activities experiencing the greatest growth (+21.9%).  
Post date: 25 fév 2020
Type: Publication

Norwegian architect Snøhetta has pledged to only design carbon-negative buildings, meaning their projects will generate more energy than they consume over their lifetime. "For the next 10 years, we have the ambition of having projects on the table that will become CO2 negative in the cradle-to-cradle definition," said Kjetil Thorsen (co-founder of Snøhetta) "This means we have to understand the embodied energies and all the materials used."  
Post date: 17 fév 2020
Type: Actualité

The French government has announced plans for a sustainability law that will ensure all new buildings to be built with 50 per cent timber or other bio-based materials by 2022. Bio-based materials are made from material derived from living organisms (e.g. hemp and straw).  
Post date: 17 fév 2020
Type: Actualité

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network of more than 1,750 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. Active in 100+ countries, we influence sustainability policy and drive local action for low emission, nature-based, equitable, resilient and circular development. Our Members and team of experts work together through peer exchange, partnerships and capacity building to create systemic change for urban sustainability.
Post date: 6 fév 2020
Type: Lien

Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) is an international organization working with leaders in government, the private sector and civil society to drive further, faster action toward achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7), which calls for universal access to sustainable energy by 2030, and the Paris Agreement, which calls for reducing greenhouse gas emissions to limit climate warming to below 2° Celsius.  
Post date: 31 jan 2020
Type: Lien

Shaping the ethical dimensions of smart information systems (SIS) – a European perspective
Post date: 10 jan 2020
Type: Lien

The 3rd International Conference on “Sustainable Architecture Planning and Urban Design” addresses all the aspects of sustainability aiming to discuss sustainability from different perspectives and research areas. The meeting always attracts a substantial number of participants from all over the world.
Post date: 7 jan 2020
Type: Évènement

BuildingGreen its a company driven to help architects, designers and other sustainability professionals make their projects greener and healthier.   Since 1985, BuildingGreen has been the trusted source on healthy and sustainable design and construction strategies. We support building professionals with membership websites here at BuildingGreen.com and at LEEDuser.com, and with customized consulting and training services.  
Post date: 4 déc 2019
Type: Lien