Humans breathe more than 15,000 litres (15 m3) of air every single day, consuming approximately four times more air than food and liquid together. Health effects associated with exposure to indoor air pollutants can be short- and long-term and can range in severity and in the most recent global burden of disease study, household air pollution … Continue reading Because indoor air quality matters
E’ ora di cambiare aria (nelle scuole)
[the English abstract follows] Un approccio scientifico, un piano d’azione multilivello indirizzato ai vari stakeholders, un mix equilibrato tra teoria e pratica, ricerca e soluzioni, ma soprattutto un modello di collaborazione territoriale e transfrontaliera che ha messo al centro la salute del mondo scolastico. Questo è in poche battute il DNA del progetto Qualità dell’Aria … Continue reading E’ ora di cambiare aria (nelle scuole)
The time for choices
I suppose many have read that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just published their Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis and that very few have actually read it (it’s almost 4,000 pages) or perhaps have read the 42-page summary. For those who haven't, here are two well done … Continue reading The time for choices
RESTORY. Managing a COST Action as a Project (2021). Another #CostRestore outcome is out, enjoy 🙂
Restore is over. Long live Restore.
After six years from the beginning of this journey (the first RESTORE idea dates back to April 2015), and four years and a half from COST RESTORE proposal approval, the #CostRestore Action has come to its end, last April 30th, 2021. I would express my sincere thanks and gratitude to all the RESTORE members, stakeholders … Continue reading Restore is over. Long live Restore.
From last Restore Ready event to LF21 start, a Tuesday like no others within the framework of Earth Day celebration. Save your spot at your laptop for a regenerative webinar binge watching tomorrow Tuesday, April 21st 2021, from 2 PM to 0:30 AM (UTC+1) featuring:• RESTORE Ready Sabden (UK) (2-9 PM, UTC+1) free registration here … Continue reading Super Tuesday
È successo di nuovo, pochi giorni fa. Stavo parlando di fronte a qualche centinaio di “facade-geeks” – superesperti di facciate e involucro dell’edificio, inclusa una buona dozzina di professori di tecnologia, materiali, metallo, vetro di università tedesche e olandesi. Tra dettagli di snodi di sistemi industrializzati di facciate e vetrate digitali che si curvano e … Continue reading L’ing. Biofilia.
Discovering Alexander von Humboldt
Almost forgotten today — at least in the English-speaking world — in his day Humboldt was described by Ralph Waldo Emerson as the most famous man after Napoleon and “one of those wonders of the world.”Alexander von Humboldt revolutionized the Western conception of nature by describing it as an interconnected living web. - Andrea Wulf … Continue reading Discovering Alexander von Humboldt
Klimahouse 2021? I’m in!
In times of pandemics, Klimahouse goes digital – continuing its search for a built environment respectful of our planet and future generations. The new platform for the Klimahouse Community is a 3-day event (27÷29 January 2021) with top speakers who will update you on the hottest topics in sustainable construction. You can find me digitally … Continue reading Klimahouse 2021? I’m in!
2020 Flashbacks and 2021 wishes. For weeks and months, since the end of February, I have been collecting images, news, articles, diagrams, essays, and a bunch of … self-declaration templates for driving home-work-home, on what seemed at first an important topic and soon became, 'the' only important topic. Here is a selection of what impressed … Continue reading So what?