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Registration for the International VELUX Award 2022 for Students of Architecture is open

VELUX Group invites students of architecture all over the world to participate in the International VELUX Award under the (...)

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Ecomimicry: the nature-inspired approach to design that could be the antidote to urban 'blandscapes'

Cookie-cutter urban designs don’t do justice to cities’ natural biodiversity. Michael Gaida/Pixabay Stuart Connop, University (...)

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[Webinar] Are architects ready for the digitalisation?

DigiPLACE is a EU-funded project running from September 2019 until May 2021. The project consortium is developing a feasibili (...)

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Architecture Award “Solar architecture in heritage contexts” DEADLINE SOON

In the research project BIPV meets History we are promoting an architectural award “Solar architecture in heritage contexts” (...)

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#25 RESET, the standard for sustainable architecture in the tropics

Designed by and for tropical countries, the RESET standard is almost unique. Created in Costa Rica by the Instituto de Arquit (...)

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# 24 - The context of the Nianing Church

Located in a small town of 6500 inhabitants, the church of Nianing is one of the most famous in Senegal. This shell-shaped (...)

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3rd SPACE International Conference 2020 on Sustainable Architecture Planning and Urban Design + SPACE International Conference 2020 on Building and Construction

The 3rd International Conference on “Sustainable Architecture Planning and Urban Design” addresses all the aspects of susta (...)

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#5 Biomimetism: a solution for building in hot climates?

In more than 4 billion years, Nature has acquired certain know-how in design. So why not apply it to human productions? This (...)

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#4 Building bioclimatic in tropical climate and Reunion Island

Building bioclimatic infrastructures in Reunion Island and, more generally, in the DROMs and COMs (formerly DOM-TOM) requires (...)

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Bamboo architecture: Bali's Green School inspires a global renaissance

Bali’s Green School recently celebrated its first decade of educating toddlers through teenagers (and their digital nomad (...)

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The Anatomy of Floating Cities

A floating marine city might sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but these innovative urban developments could soon (...)

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Energy efficiency: adding architectural value to prefab solutions

Architects don’t usually like prefabricated solutions. But they concede there are upsides, and when time is of the essence (...)

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Smart buildings of glass

Glass in architecture has been recently used more intensively thanks to developments in its manufacturing   Whether you are (...)

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Meet Adrian Joyce, leader at combining architecture and energy efficiency

Adrian Joyce has more than fifteen years of experience as a practising architect. During his career in the building sector (...)

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EU Commission’s survey on architects’ activities in the field of energy renovation and nearly zero energy buildings

In order to inform its future policy-making, the European Commission is currently conducting a survey across Europe on archit (...)