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Single Family Homes and Densified Low-rise Housing - an Analysis of Motives

The study concentrates on describing the reasons behind the slow uptake of space-saving, densified forms of housing, and explains the dominant preference for detached single-family homes. However, it goes beyond simply describing the decisive motives for choices of housing. The study analyses the determining factors and the basic conditions under which these motives come or came into being. Based on this analysis, alternatives will be proposed and evaluated with regard to their effectiveness and feasibility.

Haus der Zukunft

built in 2020 - Pictures and stories of tomorrow for building in the future

Production of a comprehensive picture of tomorrow's building using research into future trends, the societal framework and political developments in the building sector.

Haus der Zukunft

IEA-PVPS.net - Network for increased use of Photovoltaics in buildings

IEA Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme (PVPS) - Co-ordination, perception of the functions and spreading of the results of this international solar network

Nachhaltig Wirtschaften

Applying passive technologies in social housing, 1140 Vienna; Utendorfgasse 7

Multi-storey social passive house construction with 39 units in Vienna, 14 Utendorfgasse under adherence to the international passive house standard and simultaneous extremely low construction costs.

Internationale Energieagentur (IEA)

Analysis of Long-Term Performance of PV Systems

IEA-PVPS Task 13, May 2014
Publisher: IEA Photovoltaik Power Systems Programme
English, 60 pages

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Development of a clay - buildingboard with a surface ready to paint

Development of a building board consisting of a wood fibre board, coated with clay-plaster reinforced by natural plant-fibres (BioFaserLehm) for reinforcing planking of timber-constructions and also for statical not stressed inner wall surfaces.

Nachhaltig Wirtschaften

New Conceptions for elderly people in new construction and renewal

Development of a catalogue of criteria for senior-housing and detailed implementation plans of a new building and/or of a reorganization project in Vienna, located in the 16th district; Costs and comparison analysis between "ordinary" New building and/or "ordinary" Reorganization and senior-housing new buildings and/or renewal

Haus der Zukunft

ÖkoInform:2 - Platform for Exchange of Information in Green Building

A platform for the exchange of information to promote the better integration of ecological materials and renewable resources in the research programme "Building of Tomorrow"

Haus der Zukunft

ZSG - Sustainable Concepts in urban redevelopment and building refurbishment

Project on research and implementation for ecological and energy efficient concepts, urban redevelopment and building refurbishment. Performance of a routing project on a former ter-ritory of the Austrian armed forces in Steyr.

Haus der Zukunft

Sprayed-on and Plaster-covered Cellulose-insulation without vapour barrier

Investigations on the fundamental suitability of sprayed-on and plaster-covered cellulose insulation for thermal insulation of buildings.

Haus der Zukunft

Ecobuilding - Building Optimisation with Total Quality (TQ) Assessment

The construction, use, and disposal of buildings cause expenses, material flows, energy consumption, and emissions. With intelligent design, construction, management, and marketing, it is possible to reduce environmental burdens and costs, improve building quality, and increase building value.

Haus der Zukunft

Inhabitants-friendly passive house renovation in Klosterneuburg / Kierling

Renovation of an apartment house from the 1970s as passive house using renewable energy.

Haus der Zukunft

ÖkoInform - Platform for Exchange of Information in Green Building

A platform for the exchange of information to promote the better integration of ecological materials and renewable resources in the research programme "Building of Tomorrow"

Haus der Zukunft

Sustainable Housing - Services creating individual and social advantages

Contemporary sustainable solutions for residential building will be optimised and realized by interdisciplinary planning orientated to the life-cycle services supporting the quality of life and intelligent use of information and communication technologies.

Haus der Zukunft

Information-point for renewable and environmental/ecological materials

An internet platform with full information and detailed data about building materials made of renewable resources, which serves as the central information-point for different stake holders - from private house builders over architects and master-builders to experts in the field of building laws and regulations.

Haus der Zukunft

Subjective housing quality as social acceptance test of sustainability

Post occupancy evaluation with residents of four low energy building projects and four conventional residential buildings in the city of Salzburg. (A co-operative project with the Workers Chamber of Salzburg and provincial research into residential building).

Haus der Zukunft

Technical status of ventilation systems for buildings

Evaluation of existing ventilation systems in Austria considering technical quality and practicability.

Nachhaltig Wirtschaften

Design Guidelines - Solar Space Heating of Factory Buildings

This booklet presents a method to design solar thermal systems for space heating of factory buildings using underfloor heating systems.

Energiesysteme der Zukunft

Smart Grids Projects in Austrian R&D Programmes 2003-2010

This publication presents results of projects within the subject area "Smart Grids" in Austrian R&D Programmes 2003-2010. The participating research institutes and companies have achieved many remarkable and internationally acknowledged results.

Haus der Zukunft

Brochure: 10 years of the program "Building of Tomorrow"

Examples of innovative construction methods for new building and for renovation.