materials and solutions

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CISL Entopia Building – Material learnings and reuse

The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) needed a headquarters that reflected its own values, so it (...)

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Forging sustainable timber construction in Europe

EIT Climate-KIC and Built by Nature, announce an initiative to support a one-million-square meter prototype demonstration (...)

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La Borda - Cooperative Housing in Barcelona

Credits : Lacol Barcelona-based Lacol, a cooperative of architects, has been named as the winner of the 2022 Emerging Archite (...)

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Webinar: Building materials – A hidden heavyweight for the climate

  An area the size of Paris is added to the global built surface every week. The production of building materials and constru (...)

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Green Solutions Awards International trends

The 2020-21 edition of the Green Solutions Awards is over! This edition was really successful: a myriad of projects from (...)

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[Replay] The international gala of the Green Solutions Awards 2020-21

Who are the international winners of the 2020-21 edition? Which aspects of sustainable buildings and cities did the expert (...)

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Why Buying New Construction Will Cost More This Year

People who intend to invest in new construction this year may find that the overall costs go beyond their budget. Homeowners (...)

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Design & Build public procurement procedure

The Design & Build procedure is reassuring for the Project Owner because it provides an impression of safety regarding the (...)

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A MOOC on straw construction

A Massive Open Online Course is an online learning programme, also known as a MOOC. The UP STRAW partners have written a (...)

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Passive House and EDGE – Two building standards with a common goal

Passive House in Morelia (Michoacán / Mexico). Image: Econova Institute of Architecture and Engineering New sustainability (...)

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Monks build the largest straw bale building in southern Germany with their own wood and straw.

Interview with Brother Andreas Schmidt, OSB, project manager and representative of the builder "Benedictine Abbey Plankstette (...)

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National straw networks

There is a strong network of straw bale construction - nationally and internationally. In many European countries constructio (...)

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[Webinar Series] Green Innovations Webinar Series – Smarter/IGBC

Date(s) - 28/04/2021 - 26/05/2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Discover innovative building materials and systems for creating quality (...)

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Treated like dirt: urban soil is often overlooked as a resource

In 2014, scientists studying the soil in Central Park were surprised at the vibrancy of the microbial life they discovered (...)

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The largest renovation with Dutch straw

Interview with Wouter Klijn, Strobouw Nederland  What was the reason for renovating a sports hall with straw? In 2016, Strob (...)