The Nubian Vault, Better Building in West Africa

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AVN disseminates a low-carbon, energy-efficient sustainable building alternative in West Africa, the Nubian Vault (NV). Using only raw earth, a locally available material, the NV technique allows the construction of sturdy, weather-resistant buildings. Its inn...

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The Embodied Carbon Review

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"The Embodied Carbon Review – Embodied carbon reduction in 100+ regulations and rating systems globally" reports the results of how embodied carbon, that is, the carbon emissions from construction materials, is addressed in certifications and regulations glo...

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10YFP SBC Flagship "Key Urban Interventions through...

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“Key Urban Interventions through Sustainable Social Housing (KUISHI)” aims to introduce sustainable building and construction practices into on-going or planned social housing programme in three Sub-Saharan countries: Ethiopia, Lesotho and eThekwini munic...

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Resource Efficiency in Construction and Building...

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Resource Efficiency in Construction and the Built Environment (RE-C-BE) seeks to explore answers the question: how can the built environment deliver future energy and material services, while at the same time reducing resource use and environmental impact? REC...

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Competence efforts to promote a sustainable development...

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The National Board of Housing, Building and Planning (Boverket) has been commissioned by the government to carry out competence efforts to promote a more uniform and effective application of the Planning and Building Law (PBL).
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Transforming organisational culture for gender equality...

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GENOVATE, an action-research project involving seven European universities was based on the implementation of Gender Equality Action Plans (GEAPs) in six universities supported by on-going participatory evaluation undertaken by one university. It brought toget...

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Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) Conference series

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The Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) series of conferences began in 2000, operates on a three-year cycle and now includes five international organizations as co-owners: CIB, iiSBE, UN Environment, GABC and FIDIC. The SBE series operates on a 3-year cycle a...

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Plan B for adaptation and rapid GHG reduction in the...

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Key industry and government leaders have hesitated too long to implement adequate long-term mitigation measures. Measures that have been implemented tend to be of the no-regrets and painless variety, so these will not be sufficient to make the major and rapid...

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Guidance about ecosystem services in built up areas

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Boverket in Sweden has started a work on guiding and communicating about ecosystem services and nature based solutions in built up areas: in urban areas, cities and villages. The guidance will include comprehensive planning, detailed planning, building permits...

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