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Conference BIM IN EUROPE

24/11/2017

In view of growth of Building Information Modeling in various EU Member States, ACE has established in 2015 a work group to look at the legal, technical and financial issues surrounding the advent of BIM, develop its policy and engage with work to develop an European (CEN) standard. The...[more]

ACE raises the bar with respect to climate change on the occasion of COP 23

22/11/2017

On 9 November 2017, the Architects Council of Europe (ACE) participated in the Building Action Symposium organised by the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (Global ABC). The keynote presentation by ACE Sustainability Work Group Chair Dr Judit Kimpian highlighted the significant role...[more]

Level(s) framework of indicators: Watch video interview with Dr. Kimpian, Chair of the ACE Sustainability WG

21/11/2017

Judit Kimpian, Chair of the ACE Sustainability Work Group, was interviewed by the DG Environment of the European Commission about the Level(s) framework of indicators. Watch the video interviews on the Commission website.  Level(s) is a voluntary framework of indicators for the...[more]

ACE welcomes the vote of the ITRE committee on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

20/11/2017

On 11 October 2017, the Industry, Research and Energy committee of the European Parliament (ITRE) largely adopted Mr Bendt Bendtsen’s report on the revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). The Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) welcomes this vote – the ITRE committee...[more]

ERASMUS+ Confronting Wicked Problems: Final Report

22/10/2017

In the summer of 2014, the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE), the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE) and several universities were awarded an Erasmus+ Project titled “Confronting Wicked Problems: Adapting Architectural Education to the New Situation in Europe”. Having run...[more]

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