On the occasion of the opening of the COP 22 in Marrakech, ACE reiterates its commitments with respect to climate change


On Monday 7 November  the 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) opened in Marrakech. The Architects Council of Europe (ACE) recalls that the buildings and construction sector can contribute significantly to achieving climate goals and that Architecture is a...[more]

Free webinar on a technical toolkit for building retrofitting, 24 October 2016, 10h00 - 12h00


The EU funded project ABRACADABRA advocates that non-energy related benefits play a key role in the deep renovation of existing buildings. In particular, actions focus on the main benefit of generating a substantial increase in the real estate value of buildings through significant energy and...[more]

ACE response to the EU Commission’s consultation on indicators for the assessment of environmental performance of buildings


Last week, the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) submitted a response to the public consultation of the EU Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) on draft indicators for the assessment of the environmental performance of buildings. While welcoming this initiative, ACE calls for...[more]

Madrid Leaders’ Summit: Bringing the building sector together to deliver a renovation revolution


On 20-21 September, six ACE delegates took part in the Madrid Leaders’ Summit, hosted by the Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid (COAM). The event was organised in the framework of the BUILD UPON project and gathered 170 experts from central and local...[more]

ACE response to the consultation on the Regulation of Professions


As part of the EU Commission’s mutual evaluation exercise, over the past two years EU countries have been undergoing an evaluation of their regulatory framework governing access to professions. This exercise resulted in the publication of National Action Plans (NAPs), in which Member States...[more]

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