PRESS RELEASE -
of Green Architecture
Retrofitting existing houses and historic
buildings. Zero-energy buildings.
Wesel, Independent Architecture & Planning Professional
Why modern technique and sustainability are important for the preservation
of historic buildings.
was restored in 2008-2012. The preservation of the house was combined
with the introduction of modern measures of sustainability. The presentation
shows the situation before and after restoration, the choices made during
the process and the results. It describes the use of sun energy and energy
from biomass, insulation and application of wall heating.
Gijs Hoen, Project
Leader, Stadsherstel Amsterdam
Monumental buildings: possibilities for a sustainable future
are often very power consuming. New buildings have to be less power consuming,
monumental buildings are not forced to get better results. Still theres
a lot to gain. Not only for buildings that are being restored, also buildings
in use can be adapted for a more sustainable future.
Paul de Ruiter, Paul
de Ruiter Architects
Towards a CO2-neutral society
to a CO2-neutral society calls for new partnerships
that transcend the boundaries of sectors and chains. We cannot wait until
2050 as the Dutch government is aiming for a climate-neutral economy:
we are in need of a CO2-neutral society tomorrow.
As architects we can pave the way for making possible what appears impossible
and develop unexpected and pioneering solutions: inspired collaboration
produces innovative architecture.
founding partner, lehner gunther
NEXTCity - Biodiversity Design leading
to more Quality of Life for all Species
people leave nature and the countryside in order to live in the city.
Unexpectedly biodiversity in the city grows, too. In fact there is a new
kind of city coming into existence where humans, animals and plants live
together and are able toe profit from each other: the Next City. More
biodiversity is an opportunity for more Quality of Life in the city: better
(micro) climate, more conscious exchange with the urban environment and
higher real estate value.
Tarik Yousif, Presenter at the Dutch public broadcaster NTR
future of Green Architecture
existing houses and historic buildings. Zero-energy buildings.
May 29, 2014, 18:30 - 21:15 - Ascension Day / Hemelvaartsdag
Location: Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis, Herengracht 518, 1017 CC Amsterdam
is not the regular museum entrance]
Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis and
the Club of Amsterdam
Club of Amsterdam
The Club of Amsterdam is an independent, international, future-oriented
think tank involved in channelling preferred futures. It involves
those who dare to think out of the box and those who don't just talk about
the future but actively participate in shaping outcomes.
We organise events, seminars and summits on relevant issues and publish
findings & proceedings through various off-line and online media channels.
Our goal is to become a global player and catalyst for innovation in industries,
science and society. We currently have more than 4,500 members globally.