Low-tech is trendy in our Western societies, it is also trendy in the 2019 Green Solutions Awards to the point of competing with a major player in sustainable development: the passive. Explanation and (...)
Second opus of our trend analysis of the 2019 Green Solutions Awards. A short tour in warm climates, where building resilience and adaptation are essential.
2.1. The resilient building: a reality
The constructi (...)
With almost 200 case studies from 36 different countries, the 2019 Green Solutions Awards provided a fine example of what is being done today to build more sustainable cities and territories. First opus (...)
With 192 case studies in 36 countries, the 2019 Green Solutions Awards have been an unexpected success and have seen strong international growth. The most represented label is Passivhaus, with no less (...)
The construction of Plymouth City Council’s 5th-generation district heating and cooling (5DHC) network began last month. It started with the drilling of the first well into the aquifer that flows through (...)
District heating and cooling: cities going circular for a carbon neutral Europe
This report (2018) presents information about best practices for urban waste heat recovery with reference to four main unconventional energy sources namely underground, cooling systems of hospitals (or (...)
The RELaTED report (D2.5) describes a set of guidelines for how low temperature concepts can be applied in new urban developments. This document is one of various RELaTED reports describing low temperature (...)
This report studies the Global District Heating And Cooling Systems Market size, industry status and forecast, competition landscape and growth opportunity. This research report categorizes the global (...)
District Heating (DH) systems present a high potential for the transition of the heat sector, both technically and organizationally. They allow the integration of renewable energies, they serve to improve (...)
Discover the third newsletter of the RELaTED project, sister project of D2Grids !
In this episode, Oliver and Horace discuss a recent trip that Horace made around Continental Europe and reflect on the changing dynamics of shared micromobility business models. Specifically:
The article (...)
We are delighted to announce the new GlobalABC Webinar series: How to Incorporate Fundable Buildings Sector Action in NDCs, a series of four webinars: Global, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
The current (...)
In this episode, we release the content from a recent MM Meetup call with Horace where he unpacks ‘What makes Micromobility Disruptive?’.
This was recorded from a call for our paid subscribers via the (...)
New report on embodied carbon to be issued as a ‘call to action’ for the building and construction industry
The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) will use the 10th annual World Green Building Week (...)
On today’s episode Horace and Oliver are joined by Winston Kwon, Assistant Professor of Strategy and Social Innovation at the University of Edinburgh Business School. We discuss mobility poverty, why (...)
District energy: a secret weapon for climate action and human health. Discover the UNEnvironment iniciative for district energy that goes from India to Chile, it includes 36 cities all over the world (...)
Support for hashtag#heatnetwork deployment in the North East. Find out about the support available for heat network projects across the North East and further afield. 5th June at Newcastle Helix by Triple (...)
D2GRIDS is an acronym for ‘demand driven grids’. This new Interreg North-West Europe (NWE) project, coordinated by Mijnwater Ltd., aims to upscale 5th generation District Heating and Cooling (5G DHC) grids (...)
Through this case study in Christchurch, NZ, you'll know why Micromobility both benefits from and makes cities more disaster resilient. (...)
Here you'll find the role of platforms in micromobility’s rise, and what role they might play in furthering adoption.
What an entry into the micromobility space might look like for Apple (...)
In this episode, Oliver and Horace discuss the Micromobility FAQ's and their significance.
Specifically, they cover:
how it's categorised and why this is important
whether autonomous cars will make Micromobili (...)
Linked to GlobalABC Work Area 3 – Market Transformation
- Cristina Gamboa, CEO, World Green Building Council
Indonesia plans to relocate its capital from the sprawling city of Jakarta – and it isn’t the only country with plans to build whole new cities. AsiaTravel/Shutterstock Wendy Steele, RMIT University
In this episode, a panel discussion from the Micromobility California Summit in January with Derrick Ko (CEO, Spin), Michael Keating (CEO, Scoot), Sanjay Dastoor (CEO, Skip) and Sergio Romo (CEO, Grin (...)
In this episode, Horace and Oliver unpack the Uber S-1 filing, noting, among other things:
The parallels between Uber's assessment of total addressable market and that which we've talked about on the (...)
In this episod, Oliver runs over recent news in the scooter/micromobility space with Michal Naka (@michalnaka) and we release the government regualtor panel from the recent Micromobility California Summit (...)
The idea that technology will fix complex and systemic problems like climate change, poverty, the housing crisis or health care is simplistic to say the least. We need a radical shift in how we live, and (...)
In 2017, the Ecovillage des Noés won the Sustainable City Grand Prize in the Green Solutions Awards France. A great reward for this project located in Ville-de-Reuil, one of the most recent French towns (...)
Construction21, organiser of the international competition Green Solutions Awards, grants one extra week to enter. Applications close on Sunday, June 17th, at midnight, to publish your buildings, districts (...)
In 2017, Eiffage participated in the Green Solutions Awards, an international competition for sustainable solutions organized each year by Construction21. Awarded the French User's choice, Cestas is one (...)
Cannes, France. – For third consecutive year Green Planet Architects returns to shine in the largest and most exclusive real estate investment event in Europe, MIPIM 2018. Held in the emblematic city of (...)