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Via Passeggiata dei Castani shines in Austrian news
On 23 September 2018, the Austrian newspaper ‘derStandard’ published a full-page article dedicated to the social housing building located Manuel Benedikter, which is currently being renovated as part of the Sinfonia project.
How to deal with prefabricated wooden structures? What are the technologies used, their manufacturing and what are the advantages?
Many companies of the construction sector attended the working table on the 14 September 2018 dedicated to the experiences of #risanamento with prefabricated #facade
Fossil fuel free energy for Bolzano families
Following a successful renovation process carried out in the framework of the Sinfonia Smart City Initiative, a 7.100 square meters social housing building located via Passeggiata dei Castani in Bolzano is now producing most of its consumed energy on site, through local and renewable energy sources.
Historic renovations in Aachen - or how to reach the right balance between monument and energy conservation
In the framework of the EU-GUGLE Smart City initiative, the municipality of Aachen has renovated a full district of historic buildings. Finding a compromise between monument and energy conservation was not always easy, but open dialogue between the different parties allowed for the development of tailor-made solutions.
“Pre-fabricated facades – niche forever or mass market soon?” expert workshop
The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) and the two EU funded projects EU-GUGLE ( and MEEFS ( join forces to organised an expert workshop on pre-fabricated facades in Vienna on the 2nd November.