The demo building „El bloc dels Mestres“ is becoming more and more environmentally friendly
Project's updates - 05 Nov 2021
The restructuring of the demobuilding El bloc dels Mestres continues. And last summer we reached a new, important, milestone: the installation of a cork board insulation, to make this building even more sustainable.
How to bring circularity principles to life in a residential building in Spain – workshop puts a plan together for rollout of three co-creation ideas
Project's updates - 04 Nov 2021
In late September, the project partners Agencia l’habitage de Catalunya and We&B with the participation of LEITAT and iTEC organized a workshop to plan how to implement three co-creation ideas for the HOUSEFUL demo building Quirze del Valles, near Barcelona.
How nature-based solutions could help Vienna grow vegetables for its inhabitants
Press releases - 29 Sep 2021
A paper published by alchemia-nova quantifies the recoverable nutrient budget contained in household wastewater and municipal source-separated organic waste and food that could be produced from these secondary nutrients, with the example of the city of Vienna, Austria.
Bauhaus coming full-circle: sustainable buildings in a resource-efficient economy
Articles - 27 Sep 2021
One hundred years on, the influential building, art and design movement is born again amid Europe’s push to reduce emissions in the carbon-heavy housing sector. Like its forerunner of the 1920s, the New European Bauhaus is designed for form, function, good looks and community uplift – with some 21st century additions too.