The Brighton Waste House is the first permanent ‘carbon negative’ public building in Europe to be constructed from approximately 90% waste, surplus material & discarded plastic gathered from the construction and other industries, (...)
Ten years ago, a group of young Mexican professionals founded a university to address the environmental challenges that they saw in Latin America. Today, the Universidad del Medio Ambiente (UMA) offers master’s degrees, workshops, (...)
For years, ACLEDA Bank recruited the largest number of college graduates in Cambodia. As the demand for skilled professionals began to outpace the supply of graduates, ACLEDA Bank decided to build their own business school to address (...)
In studies of this project we have explored many possibilities to reach the BEPOS level with advanced simulations ( Cogeneration , rapeseed oil sector , geothermal, photovoltaic cells different locations ...). The objectives have pushed us to excel . The client ( Pays de la Loire , department of schools ) was the engine, while remaining extremely vigilant about the appropriateness of the techniques and their maintenance.En consultation with the MO , successful systems ( bioclimatic space and Canadian , heat pumps , photovoltaic cells, solar hot water) are best suited to the site, and the management and maintenance of a building of this type. Such synergy has been possible thanks to the cohesion of the whole of construction players .
Construction21 is a collaborative platform dedicated to building professionals, to help them discover and develop new ways of sustainable building. Initially developed with the support of European Union (IEE project), Construction21 platforms are managed by non-profit and academic organizations closely linked to building sector in each country.