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LISI House, Solar Decathlon USA, Photo: Vienna University of Technology

Building innovations from Austria
Pioneering technological developments – internationally approved

Austria‘s technological developments in the field of sustainable construction are international trailblazers. Innovative products and Austrian know-how in this business sector have excellent prospects in international markets. ..... Read full article
Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Center, Photo: Chalabi Architekten & Partner ZT GmbH

International highlights in sustainable construction
with know-how from Austria

Energy consumption in buildings accounts for around 40 % of global carbon-dioxide emissions. There is huge potential here for saving energy and deploying energy-efficient technologies which can help ..... Read full article

Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Center
Al Ain / United Arab Emirates

One pioneering flagship project is the Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Center, realized in 2014 under the management of the Vienna architects Chalabi Architekten & Partner in the ..... Read full article
Desert Mountain Highschool, Scottsdale/Arizona, Photo: S.O.L.I.D. Gmbh

Desert Mountain High School/Arizona USA
Solar-cooled building in the desert

Know-how for large solar heating facilities places S.O.L.I.D., a trailblazing Styrian firm, among world leaders in the solar field. S.O.L.I.D. plans, constructs and installs large-scale facilities for ..... Read full article
Zero Carbon Resorts, Demonstration building in Puerto Princesa, Palawan/Philippines, Photo: GrAT

Zero Carbon Resorts
Conserving resources and energy self-sufficiency

In 2009 the GrAT – Center for Appropriate Technology at Vienna University of Technology (headed by Robert Wimmer) started on the development cooperation project “Zero Carbon Resorts” ..... Read full article
Passive House office building, Zhuozhou/China, Photo: Schöberl & Pöll GmbH

Passive House office building
in Zhuozhou/China

In 2015 the Chinese window and façade manufacturer Hebei Xinhua Curtain Wall erected a new office building with adjoining hostel for employees in Zhuozhou, near Peking. This ..... Read full article
Pallet House, Blaue Lagune Vienna, Photo: palettenhaus.com

The Pallet House
Internationally awarded construction concept

The architects Gregor Pils and Andreas Claus Schnetzer developed the idea of a pallet house as students at Vienna University of Technology (supervisor: Karin Stieldorf). The approach ..... Read full article
LISI House, Blaue Lagune Vienna, Photo: blauelagune.at

LISI
Living Inspired by Sustainable Innovation

In 2013 the Austrian LISI House was voted the world‘s best solar house in the international Solar Decathlon competition in California. The building was developed and implemented ..... Read full article

EXPERT INTERVIEW
Karin Stieldorf

DI Dr. Karin StieldorfInstitute for Architecture and Design, Vienna University of TechnologyVideo (in german): Waldhör KG You developed the award-winning LISI House together with some of your ..... Read full article

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to issue 1/2017

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