Category Archives: TeachingRoom

A web-platform to plan energy transition of cities’ building stocks

Accompany cities in energy strategy (ACCENT) is an Innovation project developed within the Climate KIC, Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership, working to address the challenge of climate change. ACCENT project started in 2014 with a proof of concept phase, intended

A web-platform to plan energy transition of cities’ building stocks

Accompany cities in energy strategy (ACCENT) is an Innovation project developed within the Climate KIC, Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership, working to address the challenge of climate change. ACCENT project started in 2014 with a proof of concept phase, intended

Net Zero Energy Housing

Energiesprong is a revolutionary, whole house refurbishment and new built standard and funding approach. It originated in the Netherlands as a government-funded innovation programme and has set a new standard in this market. The mission of Energiesprong International is to scale this

Net Zero Energy Housing

Energiesprong is a revolutionary, whole house refurbishment and new built standard and funding approach. It originated in the Netherlands as a government-funded innovation programme and has set a new standard in this market. The mission of Energiesprong International is to scale this

The Planetary Boundaries

. In this blog on Architecture and Climate Change: – Clichy Batignolles: a positive-energy living – Ecoweek in between cutting-edge experimentation and age-old technologies – We and the Earth: a conversation with Michael Braungart – Polis and Climate Change policy

The Planetary Boundaries

. In this blog on Architecture and Climate Change: – Clichy Batignolles: a positive-energy living – Ecoweek in between cutting-edge experimentation and age-old technologies – We and the Earth: a conversation with Michael Braungart – Polis and Climate Change policy

Democrazia dal basso

“Nel tempo della crisi della democrazia rappresentativa, un nuovo fenomeno si manifesta con sempre maggiore forza nei rapporti tra cittadini ed istituzioni: la disintermediazione. Da un lato i tradizionali corpi intermedi, come partiti e sindacati, non riescono più a dare

Democrazia dal basso

“Nel tempo della crisi della democrazia rappresentativa, un nuovo fenomeno si manifesta con sempre maggiore forza nei rapporti tra cittadini ed istituzioni: la disintermediazione. Da un lato i tradizionali corpi intermedi, come partiti e sindacati, non riescono più a dare

Auto-organizzazione, comunità, sostenibilità

“Perché lo spazio economico è ineguale? Perché le imprese, le risorse e la ricchezza tendono a privilegiare particolari luoghi condannando i restanti a condizioni di dipendenza e di marginalità? Perché ogni luogo, regione o paese sviluppa una particolare specializzazione produttiva

Auto-organizzazione, comunità, sostenibilità

“Perché lo spazio economico è ineguale? Perché le imprese, le risorse e la ricchezza tendono a privilegiare particolari luoghi condannando i restanti a condizioni di dipendenza e di marginalità? Perché ogni luogo, regione o paese sviluppa una particolare specializzazione produttiva

Cities for people

A Jan Gehl lecture about planning from above versus planning from people’s scale, about the interation between life and forms… Why all cities have department for traffic and not department for public life? For more than forty years Jan Gehl

Cities for people

A Jan Gehl lecture about planning from above versus planning from people’s scale, about the interation between life and forms… Why all cities have department for traffic and not department for public life? For more than forty years Jan Gehl