#building adaptability

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Launching 100 lighthouse districts – European Affordable Housing Consortium Final Conference, 21st February in Brussels

The European Affordable Housing Consortium has concluded its initial phase by reconciling the need for affordable housing (...)

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Discover the RECONSTRUCT project in a presentation video

The EU-funded project aims to develop circular, eco-friendly, and innovative solutions to reduce emissions from the construct (...)

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An anti-seismic house comes out of the 3D printer in Guatemala

A specialist in the cement industry in Latin America has just inaugurated the first 3D printed building after 26 hours of (...)

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Circular Building Coalition: the winners of the open call for Blueprint Projects

Circular Building Coalition reveals 10 innovative projects to accelerate the transition towards a circular economy in the (...)

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[Report] Building materials and climate: constructing a new future

Rapid urbanisation worldwide means every five days the world adds buildings equivalent to the size of Paris, with the built (...)

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[Conference] Financing local energy transition

Local authorities can’t afford to delay transformation any longer, especially as the energy crisis highlighted the crucial (...)

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Pioneering circular solutions for built environment through digitalization and locally sourced waste

A New European Project, RECONSTRUCT, has been launched to devise more sustainable alternatives to ordinary steel and cement (...)

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How can contractors lead the way and embrace adaptive reuse?

Adaptive reuse is great for the environment as well as local communities. Renovating disused structures is exciting but it (...)

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Webinar - unlocking operational rating schemes: the synergetic added value of SmartLivingEPC & CHRONICLE

In an era of rapid urbanization and growing environmental concerns, the need for sustainable and energy-efficient buildings (...)

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Maximizing energy efficiency in HVAC systems for commercial buildings

Energy efficiency is what most property owners need to turbocharge their commercial buildings. To maximize it, one of the (...)

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The role of building automation systems in sustainable commercial construction

In recent years, sustainability has become increasingly crucial in the building business. We need to address environmental (...)

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Buildings at the forefront of the COP28 programme

  The build environment / Buildings sector is at the forefront of the COP28. The 2-week thematic programme of the COP28 now (...)

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Cities for all: when inclusivity is key for tackling climate challenge

Figure 1. Image credits: Espaço Municipal From the retrofitting of social housing blocks to the set-up of a “biodistrict” (...)

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Building Resilient Commercial Buildings to Withstand Natural Disasters and Climate Change

  Resiliency is an essential aspect of a commercial building as this will decide how long the commercial buildings shall (...)

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Maud Caubet, winner of the Rethinking the Future prize!

Photo credit: Maud Caubet Architecte On May 30, 2023, Maud Caubet was awarded the Rethinking the Future prize in the Cultural (...)

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