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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

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

Loopi

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 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

DIRECT HUBS Impact Café


When

20/09/2021 13:00-17:00

DIRECT HUBS follows the vision to change the role of cities in the food system. The main result is a concept for transformation hubs in Vienna as well as a guideline for further cities and municipalities, which will be developed in a participatory process with stakeholders. We would like to discuss our concept of circular Read more

Direct Hubs

#EUCircularTalks Governance and system change


We are co-organising this #EUCircularTalks on Governance and system change and will share insights of AUSTRIAN BIOCYCLES and DIRECT HUBS. Date:18.05.2021 Program: 10:00-10:05 Welcome and introductory survey 10:05-10:20 Introductory speech 1 Andreas Thurner, President of the Thematic Study Group on Sustainable Food Systems 10:20-10:35 Introductory speech 2 Franc Bogovič, Member of European Parliament 10:35-11:20 Kick-off Read more

#EUCircularTalks Governance and systems

Publications

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

Fundamentals of Building Deconstruction as a Circular Economy Strategy for the Reuse of Construction Materials


As part of the project “Urban Pop-Up Housing Environments and Their Potential as Local Innovation Systems”.a paper to the Journal “Applied Science” got published in the special issue “Sustainable and Durable Building Materials”. In this paper Gaetano Bertino (alchemia-nova), Johannes Kisser (alchemia-nova), Julia Zeilinger (BOKU), Tatjana Fischer (BOKU), Guenter Langergraber (BOKU) and Doris Österreicher (BOKU) Read more

Fundamentals of Building Deconstruction as a Circular Economy Strategy for the Reuse of Construction Materials

A review of nature-based solutions for resource recovery in cities


Johannes Kisser and Maria Wirth published on February 3rd, 2020 in Blue-Green Systems by IWA publishing “A review of nature-based solutions for resource recovery in cities” together with partners of the COST Action CA17133 focussing on implementing nature-based solutions for creating a resourceful circular city. Opportunity: Our modern cities are resource sinks designed on the Read more

A review of nature-based solutions for resource recovery in cities

Framework Conditions and Strategies for Pop-Up Environments in Urban Planning


alchemia-nova proudly presents the publication of our team-mate Gaetano Bertino in the special issue Urban Planning and Social Well-being of the Sustainability Journal. The purpose of this research work is to outline the general requirements of pop-up environments in urban developments that allow for adequate integration into urban planning strategies. Based on an extensive evaluation Read more

Urban Pop up Housing