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How to live in a HOUSEFUL Building?


Theresa Heitzlhofer is responsible for the interlinking between people and technology at alchemia-nova and, as part of the stand-up innovation #tomorrow living event, thought about how we will live tomorrow and not which technologies we will use, but how will it work out for us humans then feel what will change. What is HOUSEFUL? The Read more

GRETA on MUGLI


When

08/09/2020 - 22/10/2020

Our GRETA green façade panels for greywater treatment can be admired at MUGLI. MUGLI is a mobile showroom for building greening and is operated by the GRÜNSTATTGRAU competence and network centre. By providing information and knowledge to the general public, MUGLI aims to set impulses for more green in densely built cities. As a modular Read more

MUGLI GRETA

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

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

Events

HOUSEFUL at the Interim Presentation of the International Building Exhibition Vienna 2022


Our HOUSEFUL project is represented at the exhibition “How will we live tomorrow?” with its own room in which the VertEco is set up. The exhibition is part of the interim presentation of IBA-Wien 2022. It offers an overview of the selected projects and processes for the implementation of innovative new developments on the subject Read more

HOUSEFUL bei der Zwischenausstellung der Internationalen Bauausstellung Wien 2022

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

13th International Conference on Bio-based Materials (BMC)


When

12.-14.5.2020

Bio-based polymers can be found in almost all application areas such as packaging, consumer goods, toys, vehicle construction, textiles or coatings. Biodegradable polymers open up new markets. New bio-based building blocks are available for body care, cosmetics, food ingredients and pharmaceuticals. On top of that, more and more biogenic side streams from the food industry Read more

stand-up innovation #tomorrowliving


How will we live tomorrow? This is the topic of the interim presentation of the International Building Exhibition Vienna 2022. With experts from Viennese spatial planning, green facades planning and circular economy, we will discuss how the future of houses, living and cities can and shall look like. The record of the event can be Read more

stand-up innovation #circulartourism


Date: 18.02.2020 18-21:00 Location: Impact Hub Vienna, Lindengasse 56/18-19, 1070 Wien Registration: closed. Downloads: Solutions for a more sustainable vacation by Francesco Menconi: CircularTourism-Presentation lists for Stand-up innovation Slides from Francesco Menconi: Managing Director alchemia-nova GmbH Stand-up Innovation_Francesco_Menconi Slides from Christoph Wolfsegger: Klima- und Energiefonds stand_up_innovation_circular_tourism_Wolfsegger Slides from Kerstin Dohnal: destination:developement 20200218_circular tourism_standup_innovation_Kerstin_Dohnal. You can Read more

stand up innovation #circular tourism

Publications

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

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. Find here the report in EN, DE, AL, ES, FR, GR to download: laymans_agromine_AL laymans_agromine_DE laymans_agromine_EN laymans_agromine_FR laymans_agromine_ES laymans_agromine_GR The picture shows a field Read more

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