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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

HYDROUSA selected by EU Climate Adaptation Strategy


We are very proud to announce that our project HYDROUSA has been amongst the 11 selected by the European Commission amongst all active Horizon 2020 projects contributing to the new EU Climate Adaptation Strategy in the category Floods and Droughts. The new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change “Forging a climate- resilient Europe” has Read more

Events

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

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

#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

Introduction to HYDROUSA Webinar


3 webinars are focusing on the circular solutions of HYDROUSA project in three Mediterranean regions. HYDROUSA 2021 webinar series introduces you to the mission towards a viable scenario of a circular economy. Challenges of water supply, wastewater and biodiversity loss – by extracting water from unconventional sources utilising state-of-the-art and nature based technological innovations will Read more

Introduction to HYDROUSA Webinar

Renewable Materials Conference 2021


When

18/5/2021 - 20/5/2021

Online event – Three-day program: Which renewable materials are solutions that meet the needs of future societies? As a response to this challenging question, nova-Institute has decided to unite all relevant industries in the new “Renewable Materials Conference”, May 18–20, 2021, featuring a unique concept to present all renewable material solutions at one event: bio-based, Read more

Renewable Materials Conference 2021

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