As the social media for sustainable buildings and cities, Construction21 disseminates free information and best practices for sustainable development among actors of the building and city sectors, especially through its three databases dedicated to exemplary buildings, districts and infrastructures.
The Construction21 network counts 11 national platforms in Europe, China and North Africa, managed by local non-profit organisations, along with an 12th international platform in English. In 2017, the network generated 700,000 visits and 7 million views.
Every year, Construction21 organises the Green Solutions Awards, an international contest aiming to promote pioneers’ best practices and inspire professionals around the world. The 2017 awards generated 1.5 million views.
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