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Grenfell Tower fire - ACE recalls the responsibility that architects and building professionals have to society

27/06/2017

The Architects' Council of Europe expresses its deepest symapthy for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire in London and deplores this disaster which could almost certainly have been avoided. "This incident underlines the huge responsibility architects - and all professionals involved in the b...[more]

ACE-BAK Workshop "Architecture: Towards a Step Change in Building Performance", 22 June 2017

23/05/2017

In the framework of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) and the Federal Chamber of German Architects (BAK) are organising a Workshop (Energy Day) on Thursday 22 June in Brussels on the theme “Architecture: Towards a Step Change in Building Performance"...[more]

The economic impact of different regulatory approaches on the architectural sector in Europe

21/03/2017

The European Centre for Liberal Professions (EuZFB) of the University of Cologne recently published an independent study on the economic impact of different regulatory approaches on the architectural sector in Europe. As the Parliament and the Council of the EU prepares to start discussing the Com...[more]

THE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSION IN EUROPE 2016 – ACE SECTOR STUDY

25/01/2017

The fifth edition of the Sector Study of the Architects’ Council of Europe shows that the profession may be returning to something nearer normality, after the 2008 economic crisis, and reveals positive prospects for the profession. The Sector Study is a biennial survey commissioned...[more]

‘Clean Energy for All Europeans’: ACE advances three guiding principles to deliver a step change in building performance

12/12/2016

On 30 November 2016, the EU Commission unveiled an important package of measures entitled ‘Clean Energy for All Europeans’ which notably includes proposals for reviewing the Energy Efficiency (EED) and the Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD) Directives. The Architects’ Council of Europe (A...[more]

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