INVESTIGATING THE INFLUENCE OF PERFORATED FAÇADE SKINS ON INDOOR ILLUMINANCE LEVEL: A CASE STUDY

MARCH 1, 2024

PUBLICATION

A new publication about the role of building envelope to indoor comfort with focus on daylight distribution.

Role of Building Envelope in Reducing Energy Poverty

December 15, 2023

PUBLICATION

A new publication about how to reduce the energy poverty risk through the building envelope.

NEXTBUILT2024

November 22, 2023

CONFERENCES

The NEXTBUILT2024 International Conference “Challenges for the NEXT Gen BUILT environment” will be held in Bologna, on May 9-10, 2024. 

Submit your contribution on time!

Energy Conservation at Home

November 15, 2023

PUBLICATION

A new critical review on the role of end-user behavior.

SPECIAL ISSUE MDPI

October 30, 2023

OPPORTUNITY

Are you working on climate responsive design, resource scarisity, or climate neutral cities and buildings? Three members of the NEXT BUILT network (Jacopo GaspariLia Marchi and Laura Aelenei) are Guest Editors of the MDPI Sustainability Special Issue “Optimization and Evaluation of Climate Responsive Design Solutions for Buildings and Cities: 2nd edition“.

Consider submitting your work there! Deadline on July 24th, 2024.

C-NEWTRAL DOCTORAL NETWORK

October 27, 2023

OPPORTUNITY

C-NEWTRAL Doctoral Network is welcoming 12 ambitious PhD candidates who aim at advancing integrated planning of climate-neutral cities, addressing multiple dimensions of urban nature, urban mobility and circularity through citizen engagement and city governance decision-making support.

Great challenge – High gain, don’t miss your chance to apply!

Outdoor Microclimate in Courtyard Buildings

October 25, 2023

PUBLICATION

A new publication about the impact of different combination of building perimeter configuration and tree density in courtyards urban pattern.

cradle-to-grave analysis

October 2, 2023

PUBLICATION

A new publication about a comparative approach in analyzing the impact of design choices opens new perspectives on mass timber in hi-rise.

NE[W]TRAL VISIONS

May 22, 2023

EVENT

The Season End Exhibit Seminar of ACPCL design studio in “Building Design for Climate Change” offers the opportunity to publicly discuss the outcomes of the design studio with invited external advisors and the teaching staff. This design studio aims to stimulate students to deliver innovative solutions and fresh design concepts to meet ambitious targets challenging them in a test bed site under regeneration.
The Season End Exhibit Seminar offers the opportunity to publicly discuss the outcomes of the design studio with invited external advisors
and the teaching staff.

For attending virtually the seminar (Wed 31st May at 9 am CEST), HERE is the TEAMS link.

For more information, write at info@next-built.org

CRITICAL LANDSCAPES

Apr 21, 2023

EVENT

NEXTBUILT Observatory is hosting a special lecture by Dr. Gareth Doherty, Director of the GSD Master in Landscape Architecture program and the Critical Landscapes Design Lab.
The event will explore landscape architecture’s ethical and political power to shape the world. It is organized in cooperation with the University of Bologna Dept. of Architecture and Dep.t of Cultural Heritage, and Scuola Superiore di Studi sulla Città e il Territorio.

For attending virtually the lecture (Wed 17th May at 10 am CEST), HERE is the TEAMS link.

For more information, write at info@next-built.org

CALL FOR CLIP

Mar 8, 2023

OPPORTUNITIES

Are you dealing with climate neutral cities? Whether you are an academic, designer, policymaker, citizen or entrepreneur, have your say and contribute to the NEXTBUILT challenge 2023! 

NEXTBUILT Observatory calls for video clips to explain a strategy, design solution, or case study that can strongly contribute to reach climate neutral cities by 2050. 

Book release

nOV 23, 2022

PUBLICATIONS

The open-access book “Architectures for EU Next Generation Cities – Challenges, Key Drivers and Research Trends”, published by Franco Angeli Editore, attempts to provide an overview of the primary factors influencing the evolution of European urban environments and their needs, while keeping an eye on the possible fallout on local policies – both within the EU and beyond – as well as global trends.

Four priority topics are discussed: city resilience, the energy demand of cities and buildings, future needs, and the potential for applying circular models.

SPECIAL ISSUE MDPI

nOV 16, 2022

OPPORTUNITIES

Are you working on adaptation solutions and strategies to fight climate change? Three members of the NEXT BUILT network (Jacopo GaspariRosa Schiano-Phan and Laura Aelenei) are Guest Editors of the MDPI Sustainability Special Issue “Optimization and Evaluation of Climate Responsive Design Solutions for Buildings and Cities“.

Consider submitting your work there! 

BOOK COVER

Nov 2, 2022

PUBLICATIONS

The first book related to the NEXT BUILT observatory will be published by FrancoAngeli | Le conoscenze per innovare and will include chapters contributed by different authors belonging to the #NEXTBUILT community.

If you could choose a book cover for the Next Generation Architecture Book, what would it be?
Have your say and comment with your preferred cover (A, B or C) on our LinkedIn page!

ARTICLE RELEASED

OCT 10, 2022

PUBLICATIONS

NEXTBUILT congratulates Dr Angelo Figliola for publishing a paper on the study he presented at the #NEXTBUILT22 International Conference in May, entitled “Digital workflow for climate resilient building façade generation”, in Building Research & Information (BRI) Journal.

REPOSITORY AVAILABLE

MAY 20, 2022

CONFERENCES

We are pleased to inform you that the keynote speeches and afternoon presentations of the NEXT BUILT 22 International Conference are now available on our website under the Repository section.

NEXT BUILT 22

MAY 10, 2022

CONFERENCES

The NEXT BUILT 22 International Conference “Challenges for the NEXT Gen BUILT environment” was held in Bologna, at Palazzo d’Accursio on May 10, 2022. Four keynote presentations and four parallel roundtable sessions. 

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