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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Sustainable Affordable Housing

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Social housing providers across the UK experienced revenue cuts to an already tight budget. Standards and regulations such as The Decent Homes Standard or the Code for Sustainable Homes dictate that housing providers must deliver good quality homes for their c...

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A national information center for sustainable...

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A national information center for sustainable construction started its operations in October 2017. The Information Center will collect, review, quality assure and disseminate information to target groups in the construction and real estate sector.
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REVALUE

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RICS is the valuation partner in the EU funded REVALUE project. The starting point of the REVALUE project,´which considers, primarily, social housing stock, was the contention that increasing transparency in the valuation process in relation to the energy cha...

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International conference - System thinking in the built...

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To provide resilient solutions, a simple optimisation of individual technologies will not be sufficient. In contrast, whole-system thinking reveals and exploits connections between parts. Each system interacts with others on different scales (materials, compon...

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EDGE Green Buildings Market Transformation Program

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An innovation of IFC, EDGE (“Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies”) is an online platform, a green building standard and a certification system for over 140 countries. The EDGE application helps to determine the most cost-effective options for des...

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Plug and Live Project

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Plug and Live is a project selected in the international competition for green buildings Solar Decathlon Africa 2019. This project is leaded by Private University of Fez with EPF engineer school from France as an academic partner. This Project shows if and how...

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