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How Chinese courtyard housing can help older Australian women avoid homelessness

Rolf_52/Shutterstock Samantha Donnelly, University of Technology Sydney et Hugo Chan, UNSW Australia urgently needs housing (...)

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International Passive House Conference - The key to a healthy climate

The 25th International Passive House Conference will take place from September 10-11th in Wuppertal, Germany, and online (...)

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[Green Solutions Meetup] Low-carbon construction or renovation: what solutions?

On September 14, capitalising on the Propel by MIPIM event – an important meeting point between the "game-changers" of real (...)

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Co-creating in Austria and Catalonia

The EU project HOUSEFUL has completed its first set of workshops with housing sector experts from Austria and the Barcelona (...)

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What makes an Efficiency Houses Plus?

With its Efficiency House Plus initiative, the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community is giving new impul (...)

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Life in lockdown has shown us our houses need to work harder for us

As we’ve been living more closely with families and house mates through COVID-19, the more intensive ways we’ve used our (...)

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The positive house. Casa SN (Arco, Italy) is the first Zero Energy certified building in Europe

Can a building produce more energy than it consumes, exclusively from renewable sources? Certainly! This is demonstrated (...)

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RE4 project: WEBINAR 3 - How to build a fully recycled house

Build a fully recycled house? Yes, you can with RE4 prefabricated building elements incorporating up to 100% of constructi (...)

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[Hot climates - dossier] #18 - An operation for renewed housing in French overseas departments

In the French overseas territories, a large proportion of the population, subject to various constraints, has settled in (...)

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Housing renovation plan will be ‘flagship’ of European Green Deal

A housing renovation programme, aimed at reducing energy consumption of buildings, will be “one of the flagships” of the (...)

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Affordable housing lessons from Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore: 3 keys to getting the policy mix right

Affordable housing is a critical problem for Australia’s biggest housing markets. Five Australian cities are in the top (...)

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Addressing the Affordable Housing Crisis Through Digital Innovation and Technology

Undoubtedly one of the biggest challenges facing Canadians today is affordable housing. To address this issue cities will (...)

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The edges of home ownership are becoming porous. It's no longer a one-way street

  More than in many countries, in Australia home ownership has traditionally been seen as a journey, with most of us aspiring (...)

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Australia’s still building 4 in every 5 new houses to no more than the minimum energy standard

New housing in Australia must meet minimum energy performance requirements. We wondered how many buildings exceeded the (...)

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Australia’s still building 4 in every 5 new houses to no more than the minimum energy standard

  Trivess Moore, RMIT University; Michael Ambrose, CSIRO et Stephen Berry, University of South Australia   New housing in (...)