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


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


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


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


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]

COP23 - Building Action Symposium


On the occasion of COP23, taking place this year from 6 to 17 November, the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (Global ABC) is organising a series of events to discuss how to achieve a low-carbon, energy efficient buildings and construction sector. On 9 November, Judit...[more]

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