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Check out the 106 buildings running for the Green Building Solutions Awards 2015! Most of them are located in countries covered by the Construction21 network, but some new countries made their (...)
Energy efficient renovations of apartment blocks in multi-ownership are difficult to realise, mostly because of difficult decision taking and other legal and financial boundaries. The LEAF Technical (...)
On 26 and 27 May, the kick-off meeting of the European research project SUCCESS was held in Luxembourg, with the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) as project coordinator (...)
The biggest current innovation in façade design stems from a modular façade with smart materials that act as an active skin to make old buildings energy efficient Today, newly built houses are (...)
Is your city ready to build resilience? The 100 Resilient Cities Challenge seeks to find 100 cities that are ready to build resilience to the social, economic, and physical challenges that cities (...)


REEFLEX in Build Up's highlighted cases

Published 28 Aug 2015 - 17:56

This July, Build Up, the European Commission website for energy efficiency, chose to highlight the Reeflex building, a french candidate in the Green Building Solutions Awards 2015. Every month, Build Up experts browse several case (...)

Call for experts to become a member of the EeB-CA2 expert group.

Published 26 Aug 2015 - 16:31

Submissions are invited to become a member of the EeB-CA2 expert group. EeB-CA2 is a Coordination and Support Action (CSA) which aims at providing the right set of instruments, supporting technology-clustering and geo-clustering upon (...)

Power supply without extra fuel

Published 26 Aug 2015 - 11:17

A technology recovering low-temperature waste heat and turning it into electricity is gaining momentum. by Senne Starckx by Senne Starckx Heat loss is one of the main challenges in power production—be it from both conventional and (...)

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ICF housing Sablière - ZAC Clichy Batignolles

Published 08 Jul 2015

The project is a new construction, composed of two separate buildings of 27 and 23 rooms with a total living area of ​​3310 m². It is located in Paris, in ZAC Clichy Batignolles, in the newly created rue René Blum (17th arrondissement (...)

Green Solution House

Published 07 Jul 2015

​GXN teamed with the owners ofthe Green Solution House to build both a successful business and ademonstration of circular sustainability.The renovation and expansionof this 4,500m2 hotel and conference center on the Danish island of (...)


Published 07 Jul 2015

This building of 11 200m², is located on the historic site of old rusk "Heudebert" , old Nanterre. It becomes the new headquarters of the company GTM Bâtiment. While maintaining part of it original façades, this renovation is a key (...)

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