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Eco-friendly design trends in multifamily construction

Many eco-friendly design trends in multifamily construction can contribute to a more sustainable environment. Multifamily (...)

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Disasters can wipe out affordable housing for years unless communities plan ahead – the loss hurts the entire local economy

  The tornadoes and wildfires that devastated communities from Kentucky to Colorado in the final weeks of 2021 left thousand (...)

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Giving developers free rein isn't the solution to the GTHA housing challenges

Housing affordability remains a challenge in Toronto and surrounding areas, despite an increasing number of developments (...)

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[Video] Seqens, the social housing company involved in the energy transition joins the D2Grids adventure!

In response to the 2ND Interreg NWE capitalisation call, Seqens has joined the new consortium of the D2GRIDS project dedicate (...)

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New study reveals intensified housing inequality in Canada from 1981 to 2016

Driven by the neoliberal belief in the superiority of the free market, the housing policy in Canada has shifted from a welfa (...)

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Up on a roof: why New Zealand's move towards greater urban density should see a rooftop revolution

New Zealand has historically been a suburban land. Famously characterised as a “quarter-acre pavlova paradise”, the domestic (...)

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Earthquakes and energy consumption in Europe : what solutions ?

Photo by Carl Campbell on Unsplash 15 European entities working together in the innovation project ProGETonE to deliver new (...)

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Millions of renters face eviction and homelessness: 3 essential reads about the CDC's expiring moratorium

An eviction crisis appears imminent. AP Photo/Michael Dwyer Bryan Keogh, The Conversation The White House and city officials (...)

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Targeting energy efficiency renovation to improve housing conditions of the most vulnerable

Image by Grégory ROOSE from Pixabay Avoiding social risks and ensuring the benefits. Evidence points out that most vulnerable (...)

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Modular Office Renovation Prototype

The MOR project was realised in 2019, for the Solar Decathlon Europe Competition. A group of over 46 TU Delft students came (...)

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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 (...)