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New report on housing needs & building practices in Africa & Europe

ABC 21 has recently released a report (D2.1) analysing the housing needs, urbanisation trends and construction practices in most African and European countries. In Africa & Europe, though with quite different economic and social background conditions, the demand for housing remains high while the supply remains limited in quantity and often inadequate in quality. Large parts …

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ABC 21@ COP26 session on Decarbonisation of the Building Sector – French Pavilion & Online

Thursday, Nov 11th đź•“13:30 CET/ 12:30 BST, Prof. Asmae Khaldoun from Al Akhawayn University in 🇲🇦 Morocco will present a brief of her work regarding local building materials and techniques and how they support the building sector decarbonisation. Ernest Dione from Direction de l’Environnement et des Etablissements ClassĂ©s (DEEC) will also contribute shraing the initiatives …

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ABC 21 @ COP26 EU side event – online session about Decarbonising Buildings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4yDVXBMF1E   On Friday, November 5th @ 15h30 CET, Prof. Asmae Kahldoun and Prof. Lorenzo Pagliani participated in a joint online session as a part of the EU side events of COP 26. The tile is “Decarbonising Buildings: the importance of energy efficiency and low-carbon construction materials” and is a joint cooperation with VELUX and …

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ABC 21 will participate @ Urban Resilience and One Health 2021

ABC 21 partners are taking part in the International Conference on Urban Resilience and One Health 2021: Strategies for a post-pandemic vision for Cities. The specific session will be held on September 23rd  and we will present the first findings of the project regarding the use of local geo & bio-based construction materials in Africa …

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ABC 21 hosts a dedicated session at eceee Summer Study on Wednesday – June 9th 21

The ABC 21 project will participate in the eceee Summer Study online conference (for more details click here). Wednesday, June 9th 2021, at 16h15 CEST we are organising a session that will address the topic “Energy and comfort assessment: important new advances introduced in international standards. Which implications arise for EU and African policies?”. At …

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The negative impact of Climate Change on warm weather regions is undeniable, yet more and more inadequate design solutions are being adopted by these regions on account of globalization trends, thus resulting in buildings that are far from sustainable or energy-efficient. Our aim is to offset these practices by supplying the building sector with the knowledge …

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