Archivi tag: Living Future Europe

What a year for Living Future Europe :-)

With the support of our Founding Circle Sponsors, we lead this year the way to creating a Living Future in Europe through the Living Future Europe Initiative.

We launched our Declare Europe label last January. Our volunteer Network hosted more than 50 events in the year that spanned 33 cities in 19 different European countries, around two times the number of events held in 2018! These events reached almost 3,000 leading practitioners looking to build Living Buildings.

Following Ursula von der Leyen, new President of the European Commission’s goal: “I want Europe to become the first climate-neutral continent in the world by 2050… to make this happen, we must take bold steps together.”

Our focus in 2020 will be to educate and assist a broader audience of interested practitioners on how to build Living Building Challenge projects in Europe and help spur demand for healthy, transparent materials and Declare and Living Products.

Thanks to all our incredible LF Ambassadors and Collaboratives across #Europe for your amazing commitment. We are looking forward to working with you in 2020 😉

Thanks to our Sponsors for helping us making this possible. Let’s join forces for an even more brilliant 2020!

Thanks to Amanda Sturgeon, James Connelly, Sunni Wissmer, Miranda Berger for your tireless support, it’s a pleasure working with you and all the colleagues at the International Living Future Institute #timetoactisnow the best is yet to come, cheers and best Season’s Greetings 😊

#LivingFutureEurope #LFE #regenerativedesign

 

Collaboration + abundance at #LF19.

[If there is collaboration, there is also abundance].

Join me at Living Future 19 in Seattle for another incredible #LF unconference 🙂

Living Future is all about cross-industry collaboration. We believe regenerative design can only happen when all voices are brought to the table. If you’re interested in making a difference in your community, then there’s a place for you at Living Future.

Keynote speakers will be: Bill McKibben (350.org, Founder), Mary Robinson (Former President of Ireland, UN Special Envoy on Climate Change), Mustafa Santiago Ali (Hip Hop Caucus, Senior Vice President of Climate, Environmental Justice, & Community), Sara Sanford (GEN, Executive Director), Mark Chambers (Chief Sustainability Officer, City of New York).
Moreover, there will be a number of sessions, workshops, tours and … happy hour events. Not to forget, the launch of the new version of the Living Building Challenge standard, LBC 4.0 and the new version of JUST 2.0. This is the leading event in regenerative design you can’t miss 😉

I will have the great opportunity to present in two sessions:

The International Summit
Wednesday May 1, 2019 1:00pm – 4:00pm,
Hyatt Regency – Sol Duc Room # 708

Join participants of the Living Future Network around the globe to discuss the creation of Living Buildings, Products, and Communities outside of the US.
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REthinking Sustainability Towards a Regenerative Economy: The RESTORE Project
Thursday May 2, 2019 3:45pm – 5:00pm
Hyatt Regency – Willapa Room #512
w/ Martin Brown and Emanuele Naboni
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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. Consequently, the built environment sector no longer has the luxury of being incrementally less bad, but, with urgency, needs to adopt net-positive, restorative sustainability thinking to incrementally do ‘more good’.
This session will focus on the work that the COST RESTORE project has been achieving in Europe over the last two years to accelerate the adoption and awareness of restorative buildings. The session will review research, collaboration and projects that have emerged from this partnership of 130 organizations and institutions. The panellists will elaborate also on how the Living Building Challenge can bring restorative principles to building projects through this Action across Europe.

So, what are you waiting for? … Ready to jojn us at #LF19? Registration here. See you in Seattle 😉

Carlo Battisti is Chair of the COST Action 16114 RESTORE and European Executive Director for the International Living Future Institute.

Office, Health and Change.

L’effetto dello spazio ufficio e delle attrezzature sulla salute fisica e psicosociale.

L’aumento della produttività e la riduzione dei costi hanno portato una intensificazione dei ritmi di lavoro, spesso in ambienti non ottimali per ottenere il miglior rendimento.

Soluzioni come Job and Desk Sharing, Multi Space, Coworking Spaces o Flexible Offices offrono opportunità per processi di lavoro più efficienti, ma richiedono soluzioni progettuali specifiche, per garantire il comfort e l’ergonomia necessari.

Durante l’evento verranno fornite informazioni per ottenere ambienti lavorativi confortevoli e salubri, ottimizzando i fattori che influiscono sul benessere fisico e mentale. Verranno inoltre mostrati esempi concreti di progettazione partecipativa, misura del comfort e soluzioni di arredo per garantire il «benessere» nel proprio ambiente lavorativo.

Quando: gio 7 febbraio 2019, 16:30 – 19:00 CET
Dove: NOI Techpark, Via Alessandro Volta 13, 39100 Bolzano
Partecipazione gratuita, posti limitati
Registrazione qui
La partecipazione all’evento dà diritto a 2 crediti formativi professionali (CFP) per architetti e 2 crediti LFA (Living Future Accredited professional).

PROGRAMMA

16:00  Registrazione

16:15  Saluti introduttivi

16.30  Progettare e verificare il comfort
Francesco Babich – Eurac Research

17:00  Living office. Progettazione biofilica per gli spazi di lavoro.  Carlo Battisti – International Living Future Institute

17:30    Nuovi spazi per nuove realtà lavorative.
Manfred Andergassen, vival.institute, esperto di management della   salute, supervisore e coach.

18:15   Attento a come ti siedi. Nuovi modi di lavorare, vecchi   problemi?
Michael Kläsener, Sedus Stoll, esperto ergonomico

19:00   Chiusura lavori ed aperitivo

Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) Brock Environmental Center, Virginia Beach, Virginia (USA)

Die Auswirkungen von Büroräumen und Geräten auf die körperliche und psychosoziale Gesundheit.

Produktivitätssteigerungen und Kostensenkungen führen zu einer Steigerung des Arbeitstempos, oft in nicht optimalen Umgebungen, um die beste Effizienz zu erreichen.

Lösungen wie Job- und Desk Sharing, Multi Space, Coworking Spaces oder Flexible Offices bieten Möglichkeiten für effizientere Arbeitsprozesse, erfordern jedoch spezielle Designlösungen, um den erforderlichen Komfort und die Ergonomie zu gewährleisten.

Während der Veranstaltung werden Informationen gegeben, um ein komfortables und gesundes Arbeitsumfeld zu schaffen und die Faktoren zu optimieren, die das körperliche und geistige Wohlbefinden beeinflussen. Darüber hinaus werden konkrete Beispiele für partizipatives Design, Komfortmessung und Einrichtungslösungen gezeigt, um “Wohlbefinden” im Arbeitsumfeld zu gewährleisten.

PROGRAMM

16:00  Registrierung

16:15  Begrüßung

16.30  Comfort planen und überprüfen
Francesco Babich – EURAC Institut für erneuerbare Energien

17:00  Living Office. Biophile Planung für Arbeitsräume.
Carlo Battisti – International Living Future Institute

17:30    Neue Arbeitswelten brauchen neue Räume!
Manfred Andergassen, vival.institute, Experte für Betriebliches   Gesundheitsmanagement

18:15   „Sitz Dich nicht krank“; neue Arbeitsweisen – alte Probleme?
Michael Kläsener, Sedus Stoll, Ergonomiexperte

19:00   Abschluss & Networking (inklusive Aperitif)

Wenn: Donnerstag 7.Februar 2019, 16:30 – 19:00 CET Uhr
Wo: NOI Techpark, Alessandro Volta Straße 13, 39100 Bozen
Kostenloser Event. Beschränkte Teilnehmerzahl.
Registrierung hier
Für die erfolgreiche Teilnahme erhalten Architekten zwei Credits. Dieser Workshop wurde auch für 2 LFA (Living Future Accredited professional) CEU-Stunden genehmigt.

When biophilia meets biomimicry.

What does good look like? Join the International Living Future Institute in Paris at Biomim’expo next October, 23rd for a workshop on “Creating Biophilic Buildings for a Regenerative Future

October 23, 2018 – Paris, France
at Biomim’expo 2018, Cité des sciences et de l’industrie de La Villette
#S3 – LOTUS A3 – 14:30-16:00 – Creating Biophilic Buildings for a Regenerative Future, by the International Living Future Institute.

As part of our Living Building Challenge – workshop series, Living Future Europe, will deliver a series of workshops to enable participants to expand their regenerative design capabilities and integrate concepts into their practices such as Biophilic Design. The event includes the following workshop: “How to create truly biophilic and regenerative buildings and communities”. This workshop is aimed at architects, engineers, developers and product manufacturers interested in innovative and transformative solutions, providing insights from leaders in the green building community through real-world examples while providing tools and techniques that can be applied in the local French context.

Spaces are limited to 60 for this training opportunity. The workshop will be animated in English with possible interactions in French thanks to the translation of Estelle Cruz and Louise Hamot.

Dans le cadre de notre série d’ateliers sur le Living Building Challenge, Living Future Europe propose des ateliers pour permettre aux participants d’approfondir leurs compétences en conception régénérative et d’intégrer ces concepts dans leurs pratiques comme la conception biophilique. Cet événement correspond au workshop suivant: “Comment créer des bâtiments et communautés régénérateurs”. Cet atelier s’adresse aux architectes, ingénieurs, développeurs et fabricants de produits intéressés par des solutions innovatrices et transformatrices, offrant une réflexion menée par des leaders de la communauté de la construction écologique anglo-saxonne à travers des exemples concrets tout en fournissant des outils et techniques qui peuvent être appliqués dans le contexte français local.

Les places sont limitées à 60 personnes pour cette occasion. L’atelier sera animé en anglais avec des interactions possibles en français grâce aux traduction de Estelle Cruz et Louise Hamot.

Moderated by:

  • Carlo Battisti, European Executive Director INTERNATIONAL LIVING FUTURE INSTITUTE. Sustainable Innovation Consultant and Project Manager. Degree in Civil Engineering from the Politecnico of Milan, about twenty years of experience in construction companies, with different roles // Consultant en innovation durable et chef de projet, Carlo est Diplômé en Génie Civil à l’Ecole Polytechnique de Milan. Il a aujourd’hui une vingtaine d’années d’expérience dans des entreprises de construction en ayant occupé différents postes.
  • Louise Hamot, Engineer – Architect, Sustainability and Environmental Analysis, Elementa Consulting. While having just graduated from a double diploma in Architecture with high honors of the Jury at Ensa Nantes and in Engineering with a major in Urban and Building physics at Ecole Centrale, she has more than 2 years of professional experiences in deep green architecture // Ingénieur Architecte DE, diplômée de l’Ecole Centrale de Nantes en Physique de l’Environnement Urbain et du Bâti et de l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Nantes, Louise a plus de 2 ans d’expérience professionnelle en architecture regenerative.
  • Estelle Cruz, Architecte-ingénieur, Chargée de mission Habitat du Ceebios. A young state-certified architect and engineering student, Estelle followed the dual courses of architecture and engineering at ENSAL and Ecole Centrale de Lyon. Passionate about biomimicry, she undertook a one-year “biomimicry world tour” // Jeune Architecte diplômée d’Etat et élève ingénieur (en cours de validation d’acquis), Estelle a suivit le double cursus architecte-ingénieur de l’ENSAL et Ecole Centrale de Lyon. Passionnée par le biomimétisme, elle a entrepris durant un an un “tour du monde du biomimétisme”.

Biomim’expo 2018
23/10/2018 – 08:30 à 19:30
Cité des sciences et de l’industrie
30 Avenue Corentin Cariou
75019 Paris, France
http://www.biomimexpo.com

Participation is free, but places are limited. To attend the workshop you need first to register to Biomim’expo. The International Living Future Institute has still some free tickets available. Please contact carlo.battisti@living-future.org. Once you registered for Biomim’expo you can register for free to this workshop using this link selecting the box  #S3 – LOTUS A3 – 14h30 – Creating Biophilic Buildings for a Regenerative Future and writing you name, email address and first 4 numbers of your Biomim’expo entry ticket. We are looking forward to meeting you in Paris 🙂