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Growing plants on buildings can reduce heat and produce healthy food in African cities

Seylou/AFP via Getty Images Persistently high temperatures and related heat stress are a big problem for people living in (...)

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ProGETonE & eSAFE clustering event

Last 15th September, the ProGETonE project has held its last clustering event. In that case, together with e-SAFE project (...)

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8 Ways Homeowners Should Prepare for Winter Weather

There’s much to look forward to during the colder season: Holiday gatherings, outdoor winter activities, and cozying up next (...)

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Green home: everything you need to know about getting one

As more home buyers consider the sustainability factor, green homes are becoming more popular. But what is a green home (...)

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Debunking stereotypes about mobile homes could make them a new face of affordable housing

image source : depositphotos When you hear the words “trailer park” or “mobile home park,” what comes to mind? Crime? Poverty (...)

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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 (...)