(And why - spoiler - in the end it is better to participate) The new COP27 that began yesterday and until November 18 in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt does not start with great optimism. The disappointing results of COP26 in Glasgow, the global energy crisis triggered by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, with many countries in scattered … Continue reading To go or not to go? The question mark on the climate conference.
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When we founded Living Future Europe almost three years ago, we declared since from our statute what was our mission - to make the world work for 100% of humanity, in the shortest possible time, through spontaneous cooperation without ecological offense or disadvantage of anyone, catalysing the transformation toward communities that are socially just, culturally … Continue reading Changing the built environment paradigm. Now.
“If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it”, paraphrasing Lord Kelvin. This is valid for indoor air too. The RESET Standard is the world’s first sensor-based and performance-driven data standard and certification program for the built environment. The RESET Standard creates a structure for data quality, continuous monitoring, and benchmarking. The standard harnesses the … Continue reading RESET, to monitor the indoor air.
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
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.
Living Future Europe Becomes Formal Entity, with Green Building and Market Demand Growing Across the Continent. Seattle/Bolzano - In December 2019 Ursula von der Leyen, newly-appointed President of the European Commission, said, “I want Europe to become the first climate-neutral continent in the world by 2050... to make this happen, we must take bold steps … Continue reading A Living Future for Europe.
The play arena for innovative façades experts. Eurac Research offers a high specialization training course on Façade Architecture, Construction and Engineering (FACE). FACE aims at delivering thorough education for technical designers and consultants operating in the façade industry to help them keep pace with a constantly evolving market. The initiative is open to researchers and … Continue reading FACE4 is about to start. And there will be “fun” again.
Join us for the mid-term (un)conference in Bolzano, March 14th, 2019. Sustainable buildings and facilities are critical to a future that is socially just, ecologically restorative, culturally rich and economically viable within the climate change context. Despite over a decade of strategies and programmes, progress on built environment sustainability fails to address these key issues. … Continue reading The RESTORE Challenge.
Industry 4.0 is the name given to the new era of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies, including the Internet of things (IoT), cyber-physical systems, cloud- and cognitive computing. This is or it is expected to be the fourth industrial revolution ... Ok, nice, but what about sustainability? When it comes to sustainability, still … Continue reading Join us in Malaga for a journey into Sustainability 4.0
A focus on innovation and people. Thirty-two startups from all over Europe at Klimahouse 2019. "The Human Factor": for the third edition of the Klimahouse Startup Award the call for participation is open until 5 November. The best technologies that bring together buildings, people and nature will compete for a prize worth €30,000. The manager … Continue reading The 2019 Klimahouse Startup Award call is open!