NTERNATIONAL BDW CREATIVE CONFERENCE "HUMAN CITIES/ SHARING CLOUD“ IN KRAGUJEVAC
17. FEBRUARY 2017, FROM 14:00 - 20:00, IN THE ASSEMBLY HALL OF THE FIRST GYMNASIUM OF KRAGUJEVAC, DANIČIĆ STREET NO 1,
ORGANIZED BY BELGRADE DESIGN WEEK
WITH SUPPORT OF THE CITY OF KRAGUJEVAC
Belgrade Design Week welcomes its partners from eleven European cities to the unique international creative event “HUMAN CITIES/ SHARING CLOUD - Kragujevac 2017”, inviting the broadest public, citizens and citizens initiatives, architects, urban planers, the creative community, artists, economists, municipal administrations, media, academia and students from Serbia and the entire region, to join us on Friday, February 17th in Kragujevac.
The program is made of leading European case studies with easily understandable, concrete, hands-on “How to-” lectures, from cities committed to use design as a tool for changing their urban and public spaces and transforming their public authorities' mindsets.
Entry is free, places are limited by the hall capacity, lectures are provided with simultaneous translation from English to Serbian and vice versa. The organiser reserves the right to change the program without prior information.
Belgrade Design Week and the City of Kragujevac, Serbia, are honoured to invite you to the "HUMAN CITIES/ SHARING CLOUD - Kragujevac 2017” event, on February 17th 2017 in the First Gymnasium of Kragujevac. Next to a strong line up of local speakers showcasing the urban development of Kragujevac, the conference will present extraordinary lectures from eleven European cities gathered around the Human Cities/ project, all closely related to urban realities in Serbia and the region. The HUMAN CITIES/ project is a crucial pan-european platform for sharing best practices in finding innovative solutions for living in cities today, and BDW’s conference offers a great opportunity for Serbia to present its own findings and developments to a broad European audience, and vice-versa, which is why we named the project THE SHARING CLOUD.
Present Kragujevac to the World, present the World to Kragujevac!
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE in Austria 2018
ORTE Architekturnetzwerk Niederösterreich grants a studio apartment in Krems as well as a scholarship financed by the Federal Province of Lower Austria to architects, spatial planners, landscape architects, theorists and curators focusing their work on architecture.
The Ecole Spéciale d'Architecture (ESA) offers young architectural and urban design professionals a two-year post-diploma course called "Architecture Des Milieux - ADM". This post-degree training is done in the ESA in Paris.
It leads to a recognized Master's Degree ("DES") and proposes a joint theoretical (thesis) and practical (project) approach on the City/Nature relationship. The training takes up to one week per month. Each student embodies his work in a mutating territorial situation of his/her choice.
If you are interested, you will find attached a presentation flyer explaining the content, method and framework of the ADM training.
The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe announced today the list of 356 works competing for the 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe Award.
Interview with João Santa-Rita, President of the Ordem dos Arquitectos (OA), Portugal. Read more
ACE reiterates its commitments with respect to climate change on the opening of COP22
To mark the opening of the 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) on 7 November in Marrakech, ACE reiterated that the buildings sector can contribute significantly to achieving climate goals and that Architecture is a powerful source of solutions in the medium term, at low-cost, both at buildings and city levels. Read more
ACE workshop at the Lisbon Triennale: Cities as Problem-Makers and Problem-Solvers
On Wednesday 16 November, ACE and the Portuguese Order of Architects (OA) co-organised a workshop titled "From Land to the Sea, from House to City: Cities as Problem-Makers and Problem-Solvers". The event, which took place ias part of the 2016 Lisbon Architecture Triennale, brought architects and local, national and EU experts together to discuss the challenges that EU cities face and the solutions that architecture can bring. Read more
ACE responds to the EU Commission’s consultation on indicators for the assessment of environmental performance of buildings
In its Communication of July 2014 on Resource Efficiency Opportunities in the Building Sector, the EU Commission announced the development of a EU framework of indicators to assess the environmental performance of buildings in order to help building professionals and their clients to prioritise their action in the area of environmental improvements, as well as facilitate greater comparability of data. In early October, ACE submitted a response to a public consultation of the EU Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) on draft indicators for the assessment of the environmental performance of buildings. Read more
Working Party on Building Passport
On 27 September 2016, Judit Kimpian, Chair of the ESA Work Group, attended a meeting organised by DG GROW on an initiative aimed at developing a Building Passport. Similar to medical records or a car’s maintenance log book, a Building Passport would allow access to relevant data and information on buildings. DG GROW works from the premise that market participants in the construction sector routinely gather and discard information along the building value chain. Read more
Madrid Leaders’ Summit: Bringing the building sector together to deliver a renovation revolution
Am Mittwoch, 9. November 2016 um 19 Uhr wird die Ausstellung "Wiens unbekanntes Juwel. Fotografische Zeitreise in die 1970er-Jahre" im Architekturzentrum Wien eröffnet.
Begrüßung: Sonja Pisarik Az W
Gäste: Wojciech Czaja, Architekturjournalist / Marina Klobučar, Tochter der Bauherrn und Bewohnerin
The Architects’ Council of Europe responds to the EU Commission’s consultation on indicators for the assessment of environmental performance of buildings.
Last week, the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) submitted a response to the public consultation of the EU Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) on draft indicators for the assessment of the environmental performance of buildings. While welcoming this initiative, ACE calls for greater recognition of architecture in the project development.
In its Communication of July 2014 on Resource Efficiency Opportunities in the Building Sector, the EU Commission announced the development of a EU framework of indicators to assess the environmental performance of buildings. These indicators shall help building professionals and their clients to prioritise their focus for making environmental improvements, as well as facilitate greater comparability of data and results from assessment and certification schemes.
ACE welcomes this initiative: transparent and harmonised metrics are needed to transform our built environment to require significantly less natural resources, to be healthy, comfortable and productive. Furthermore, these indicators may help to establish a new consensus on the definition of building quality.
Master of of Advanced Studies UPM / ETH in Collective Housing The Master of Architecture in Collective Housing, MCH, is a postgraduate full-time international professional program of advanced architecture design in cities and housing presented by Universidad Politécnica of Madrid (UPM) and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). After eight editions it is rated as one of the best architecture master’s programs by architects and experts. Next edition will start in January 2017, application period is already open.
Vom 18. bis 20.11.2016 versammelt sich im Architekturzentrum Wien die internationale ArchitektInnenschaft zu einem großen Wissensaustausch über das Damals, das Heute und das Morgen der Architektur. Wichtige WegbegleiterInnen der architektonischen Sozialisierung Dietmar Steiners diskutieren anlässlich seines Abschiedes die Rolle der Architekturgeschichte nach 1950 bis heute.
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