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COP22 : CO2 budgets and buildings

The past week I could participate in COP22 during Buildings Day, with a presentation on the consequences of the Paris agreement for the buildings and the building sector. We have a maximum budget of 800 GT CO2 that can be emitted before the 2 degree threshold is passed, and what should the building sector do…
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project advies: energieneutraal – klimaatneutraal – systeemneutraal – (=circulair)

In een recent project is bovenstaande driedeling in ambities  ontwikkeld en uitgewerkt. Vanwege de  nodige vragen hierover,  is er een korte toelichting geschreven. toelichting e-k-s neutraal – circulair bouwen okt 2016 rorovers Geïnteresseerd? : Een lezing of workshop met uw medewerkers met vele voorbeelden en keuzedilemmas , om dit verder toe te lichten of uit…
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Housing corporation award jury

At the National Dutch congress “Sustainable built” , a award will be given to housing corporation with the most creative approach regarding climate change.  As member of the jury I was asked to give a a impression of the implications of  climatechange ambitions.  It has been published as a column on the conference website (in…
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Int. iiSBE Master cooperation Sustainable Building

For some time a few universities work together under iiSBE umbrella in developing master courses in Sustainable Built Environment. The key universities are  UMinho, based in Guimaraes Portugal, and Czech Technical University in Prague.  Others are associated or affiliated to this process.  A major enabler was a EU program I coordinated called  Ides-Edu [1],  in…
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Lectures at RWTH Aachen

The RWTH Aachen  has kindly invited me to give a series of lectures. The Title of the series will be: “Living happily forever on the planet earth” . Starting with exploring a happy planet, the presentation will build a case around the need to go from carbon bomb building to vegetarian building, and the way…
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