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Urbanization

Cities are growing. With that comes challenges. Urban flooding and fire fatalities being some of them. Intense rainfall overwhelms the capacity of the drainage systems in cities.

Urban Regeneration

Rundown or challenged neighbourhoods often face multiple social problems combined with health problems for the people living in inadequate buildings. At the workshop experts discuss how we through urban regeneration can design energy renovation projects to help solve some of these problems.

Urbanization and sustainable megacity

With good design and materials, rapid urbanisation can be sustainable.

How to build a sustainable future

When environmental goals are more important than ever, improving energy efficiency in buildings presents an immediate opportunity to make our towns and cities healthier, safer and more sustainable.

Urbanization

Cities are growing. With that comes challenges. Urban flooding and fire fatalities being some of them. Intense rainfall overwhelms the capacity of the drainage systems in cities.

ROCKWOOL launches new report on upscaling urban regeneration

The report, “Upscaling urban regeneration: European frontrunner cases are leading the way”, highlights key learnings from successful urban regeneration projects across Europe.

Welcome to the zero-energy house

Built with the right techniques, a home can produce as much energy as it uses.

The forgotten partner

The following is an excerpt from the keynote address Jens Birgersson delivered on 20 September 2016 as part of Climate Week New York’s Urban Innovation for Liveable Cities event. The specific portion of the conference was themed: Promoting Innovative Energy Partnerships. Jens Birgersson's thoughts have also been posted on Huffington Post.

Moving buildings

Beautiful architecture makes us feel better. The emotional impact of beautiful buildings can transcend the personal, even to the extent of improving the communities we live in.

ROCKWOOL participates in UN meeting on sustainable urban development

The ROCKWOOL Group takes part in high level UN-Habitat meeting on New Urban Agenda, 5-6 September 2017. The cities in which we will live in 2030 are being designed in 2017, if not already planned. With the New Urban Agenda agreed by UN Member States last autumn as part of Habitat III, the intention is to set a new global standard for sustainable urban development and help us rethink how we plan, manage and live in cities.

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