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InnoWise Scale Competition 2021


alchemia-nova is participating in the InnoWise Scale Competition. We are one of 6 innovators pitching on 29th of September with our innovative nature-based solutions to face the challenges detected in the infrastructure sector. The winner will install its ‘demo’ in the CIIP, company which manages the water and wastewater service of 59 municipalities in the Read more

InnoWise Scarcity Competition

GRETA on MUGLI


When

26/07/2021 - 20/09/2021

Our GRETA green façade panels for greywater treatment can be admired at MUGLI. Currently you will find MUGLI in the Ahornergasse in the 7th district of Vienna. MUGLI is a mobile showroom for building greenery and is operated by the GRÜNSTATTGRAU competence and network centre. By providing information and knowledge to the general public, MUGLI Read more

MUGLI

Drivers and Barriers for Implementation and International Transferability of Sustainable Pop-up Living Systems


From our project team “Urban Pop Up Housing Environments” Gaetano Bertino, Gloria Rose and Johannes Kisser, submitted a paper to the Journal “Springer” that got published in the special issue “Circular Economy and Sustainability”. The paper presents the results obtained from questionnaire sessions with stakeholders, allowing insight on the international perception of temporary pop-up environments Read more

Drivers and Barriers for Implementation and International Transferability of Sustainable Pop-up Living Systems

#mycircularcity photo contest


Win a spot in the official #circularcitiesweek video, 300 Euros and a delicious #mycircularcity basket! Within the COST Action CA17133  we arrange a photo contest regarding Circular Cities. These kind of cities bring back nature and reuse resources in a clever way within the region. In the #mycircularcity photo contest we want to see beautiful Read more

Agromine: Let’s grow our metals!


Audio Technical Manual Life Agromine An introduction to agromining in Greek with Maria Konstantinou (International Hellenic University) and the science communicator Evgenia Tsianou (alchemia-nova). Trailer Agromining in Greek:   Introduction to Agromining in Greek:   Audio Technical Manual in Agromining (English): What is agromining? Answer by Guillaume Echevarria, University of Lorraine and Johannes Kisser, alchemia-nova Read more

Events

Join the HOUSEFUL community- take part in the Co-Creation Workshop


“Unity creates strength, especially when the contribution of all is needed. Take for example the housing sector and its currently inefficient use of available resources.” In our HOUSEFUL project, we are implementing circular solutions for buildings. A lot of innovative ideas and solutions are already available for the building sector. But social acceptance and people Read more

Einladung Co Creation HOUSEFUL Workshop

Past events

Workshop Circular Food: Circular and healthy food in cities


When

28/10/2021 15:00-18:30

What better place in Vienna is there to go to the annual worldwide Circular City Week than the Zukunftshof in 1100 Vienna? A place where big plans for a circular economy are implemented step by step. On October 28th, Circonnact is organizing the Circular Excursion & Workshop “Circular Food: Circular and healthy food in the Read more

Workshop “Circular Food: Kreislauffähige und gesunde Ernährung in der Stadt”

LooPi the plant-based urinal goes Vienna


When

19/10/2021

What is LooPi? LooPi is a nature-based solution for a circular economy. LooPi is a functional green infrastructure. LooPi is a public sanitary facility. LooPi goes Vienna – next to the Aqua Terra Zoo “Haus des Meeres” We invite you for the inauguration with tea, juice & cookies: Date: Tuesday, October, 19, 2021 Time: 16:00–18:00 Read more

Workshop Biomeiler


When

08/10/2021 - 09/10/2021

Interested into building a biomeiler (compost heater) in a workshop with an experienced guide? Register yourself now and join us on the 8. and 9. October 2021 in the CAMBIUM community & eco-village in Fehring, Austria. For detailed information see https://native-power.de/seminare-workshops/ or contact our colleague Marco Hartl –> marco.hartl@alchemia-nova.net (On-site accomodation can be arranged) Copyright picture: Native Read more

Biomeiler

Publications

Temporary Urban Pop-Up Environments – Design Requirements and Sustainable Solutions


Gaetano Bertino, alchemia-nova GmbH is co-author of this paper “Temporary Urban Pop-Up Environments – Design Requirements and Sustainable Solutions”. Find here the open access publication: PDF Version: https://archive.corp.at/cdrom2021/papers2021/CORP2021_74.pdf Conference Proceedings: https://archive.corp.at/cdrom2021/de/proceedings.html This publication is created in collaboration within the COST Action “Circular Cities”  project.  Authors: Geier, Stefan; Fischer, Tatjana; Bertino, Gaetano; Österreicher, Doris.

Drivers and Barriers for Implementation and International Transferability of Sustainable Pop-up Living Systems

Validating Circular Performance Indicators: The Interface between Circular Economy and Stakeholders


Gaetano Bertino, alchemia-nova GmbH is co-author of this paper “Validating Circular Performance Indicators: The Interface between Circular Economy and Stakeholders”. Find here the open access publication: Abstract: https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/13/16/2198 PDF Version: https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/13/16/2198/pdf Special Issue: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/water/special_issues/water_circular_cities” This publication is created in collaboration within the COST Action “Circular Cities”  project.  Authors: Nika, Chrysanthi-Elisabeth; Expósito, Alfonso; Kisser, Johannes; Bertino, Gaetano; Oral, Hasan Volkan; Read more

Validating Circular Performance Indicators: The Interface between Circular Economy and Stakeholders

Closing Water Cycles in the Built Environment through Nature-Based Solutions: The Contribution of Vertical Greening Systems and Green Roofs


Gaetano Bertino, alchemia-nova GmbH is co-author of this paper “Closing Water Cycles in the Built Environment through Nature-Based Solutions: The Contribution of Vertical Greening Systems and Green Roofs”. Find here the open access publication: Abstract: https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/13/16/2165 PDF Version: https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4441/13/16/2165/pdf Special Issue: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/water/special_issues/water_circular_cities” This publication is created in collaboration within the COST Action “Circular Cities”  project.  Authors: Bernhard Pucher, Read more

Closing Water Cycles in the Built Environment through Nature-Based Solutions: The Contribution of Vertical Greening Systems and Green Roofs

Potential Nutrient Conversion Using Nature-Based Solutions in Cities and Utilization Concepts to Create Circular Urban Food Systems


Abstract The publication challenges the present food system in which most food is consumed in cities, but valuable water and nutrients like phosphorus are discharged as wastewater. The authors apply Substance Flow Analysis to assess the potential of nature-based solutions (NBS) to close water and nutrient cycles within the urban food system. NBS are a Read more

Potential Nutrient Conversion Using Nature-Based Solutions in Cities and Utilization Concepts to Create Circular Urban Food Systems

Drivers and Barriers for Implementation and International Transferability of Sustainable Pop-up Living Systems


From our project team “Urban Pop Up Housing Environments” Gaetano Bertino, Gloria Rose and Johannes Kisser, submitted a paper to the Journal “Springer” that got published in the special issue “Circular Economy and Sustainability”. The paper presents the results obtained from questionnaire sessions with stakeholders, allowing insight on the international perception of temporary pop-up environments Read more

Drivers and Barriers for Implementation and International Transferability of Sustainable Pop-up Living Systems