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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

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

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

Events

stand-up innovation #hotsummerinthecity


Yes, we all can feel it, summers in cities, like Vienna get sometimes unbearably hot. But let’s not complain like typical Viennese. Let’s focus on the solutions. What solutions are out there to counter “urban heat islands”? What strategies are in place? How can we bring nature back into cities with many benefits to enjoy Read more

stand-up innovation #hotsummerinthecity

CANCELED! 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.” WORKSHOP ON MARCH 19th, 2020 canceled and postponed for June or July 2020. Date will be announced soon. In our HOUSEFUL project, we are implementing circular solutions for buildings. A Read more

Einladung Co Creation HOUSEFUL Workshop

Past events

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

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

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


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