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Biological Engineering in China


Upon invitation of Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl Beijing, a delegation of alchemia-nova conducted a three-days’ workshop on selected methods of Biological Engineering in Chengdu, China, at the Chengdu Tianfu International Aerotropolis project site. The aim was to equip the stakeholders on site with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct the planned big-scale river construction using Read more

Layman’s Agromine Report


Farming for Metals:  Layman’s Agromine Report got published (see below) and includes information about the Life AGROMINE project which uses nickel-accumulating plants to extract nickel from soil and store it in the above-ground biomass. The picture shows a field of hyperaccumulated plants in Albania (Poskje)

Video Houseful Upcycling Session


Video Release of the HOUSEFUL Upcycling Workshop! The social project was launched by alchemia-nova in collaboration with Caritas Wien. The workshop brought together a diverse group of refugees that gave birth to a upcycled office space. The new creation of furniture was under the guidance of Christina Skrabal from the design label “Miststück” with support from Helmut Schabschneider. Read more

Energy Globe Award Austria


When

05/06/2019

alchemia-nova won the Energy Globe Award Vienna 2019 in the water category as well as the overall prize with vertECO – the vertical ecosystem for greywater purification and the Energy Globe Award Austria 2019 in the Water category. The ENERGY GLOBE Award was founded in 1999 by Austrian energy pioneer Wolfgang Neumann and is today Read more

Upcycling Workshop


“DerStandard” has published an article about our Upcycling-Workshop (in german) The social project in collaboration with Caritas Wien brings together a diverse group of refugees in a workshop that will give birth to a upcycled office space. The inspiring project is a platform for integration and sustainability, helping to create job opportunities and skills, and recycle materials Read more

Events

stand-up innovation #circulartourism


This first stand-up innovation of 2020 focusses on #circulartourism. Now in winter is the crucial time where many of us decide on which type of vacation we will go and tourist providers are heavily investing in forming the right message to convince their choice is the best. But how do we decide? Do nature and Read more

stand up innovation #circular tourism

Talk Circular Economy in business at “Circular Economy Walk”


Johannes Kisser will speak on Friday, 13.12.2019 on the excursion “Circular Economy Walk” of the event series “Resource Efficiency” about “Circular economy in companies – from resource conservation in operation to new business model”. This workshop, organized by DIE UMWELTBERATUNG, is offered on behalf of OekoBusinessWien in cooperation with the Vienna Economic Chamber. Further information Read more

Talk Circular economy

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

HOUSEFUL Co-creation video screenshot

Past events

Sustainable and innovative business models from the circular economy


At the event, our colleague Theresa Heitzlhofer address in the keynote the topic of the circular economy with a focus on what does the circular economy mean for companies? How can self-employment solve the challenges with smart and sustainable business models? The concept of the circular economy stands for the reduction of pollutants and earnings Read more

Sustainable and innovative business models from the circular economy

Talk Circular Economy in business at “Circular Economy Walk”


Johannes Kisser will speak on Friday, 13.12.2019 on the excursion “Circular Economy Walk” of the event series “Resource Efficiency” about “Circular economy in companies – from resource conservation in operation to new business model”. This workshop, organized by DIE UMWELTBERATUNG, is offered on behalf of OekoBusinessWien in cooperation with the Vienna Economic Chamber. Further information Read more

Talk Circular economy

stand-up innovation #3: Circular Cities


When

28/10/2019 17:30-20:20

This third event of the stand-up innovation event series focussed on cities as incubators for circular solutions and was part of the global “Circular Cities Week” happening worldwide from October 28th till November 3rd, 2019. 3 innovative speakers highlighted different aspects of circular cities. Cities have always been breeding grounds for new forms of societal Read more

stand-up_innovation Circular Cities

Publications

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

Article in Ecological Engineering


The article “Long term decentralized greywater treatment for water reuse purposes in a tourist facility by Vertical Ecosystem” written by our colleague Andrea Zraunig with the assistance of Heinz Gattringer and Johannes Kisser published by Elsevier is available on ScienceDirect – anyone clicking this link before September 18, 2019 will be taken directly to the article. You Read more

Innovative circular solutions and services for new buildings and refurbishments, Eco-Architecture VII, Wessex Institute, UK


    Innovative circular solutions and services for new buildings and refurbishments Gaetano Bertino, Francesco Menconi, Andrea Zraunig, Eduardo Terzidis & Johannes Kisser (Page 83) Eco-Architecture VII Volume  183 Transaction  WIT Transactions on The Built Environment Editor(s)  S. Syngellakis, Wessex Institute, UK  Published  2019 Papers contained in this volume are archived in the WIT eLibrary Read more


Vacancies

Electronics Technician


Electronics Technician (m/w) for EU projects We are searching for a motivated, experienced and driven Electronics Technician to join our innovative project development team! Job An opportunity has now become available within our technical development team for a hands-on and experienced Electronic Technician able to support the building, automatization and development of project prototypes, technologies Read more