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LooPi is the winner of the Green Concept Award 2021 in the Category “Architecture and Tiny houses Start-up”


LooPi® won the Green Concept Award 2021 in the category Architecture Architektur & Tiny Houses. „Loopi has an interesting approach, it would be nice if there were more such public toilets in the future.“  Official Green Product Award Statement LooPi® is an autonomous plant-based unisex urinal for public spaces. Flushing water is treated in an integrated vertical constructed wetland, Read more

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

Events

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

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

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

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


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