28 June 2024

syn.ikia Austrian demo wins the State Prize for Architecture and Sustainability 2024

Climate Protection Minister Leonore Gewessler awarded the State Prize for Architecture and Sustainability 2024 to three outstanding projects for their exceptional achievements in the field...

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12 June 2024

New report on the multiple benefits of Sustainable Plus Energy Neighbourhoods

Sustainable plus energy neighbourhoods (SPENs) offer multiple social, economic and environmental benefits, which consistently overlap with the three pillars of sustainability. These benefits extend beyond...

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11 June 2024

Quantifying multiple benefits of sustainable plus energy neighbourhoods for investment and policy decision-making

syn.ikia was present at the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee) conference on 'Sustainable, safe & secure through demand reduction'. Victoria Taranu, Senior...

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30 April 2024

From Barcelona: social housing, innovation and positive energy buildings

The Spanish demo will open its doors the the new tenants in the coming weeks, so syn.ikia project partners came together for an overview of...

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23 April 2024

Mainstreaming the neighbourhood approach into EU building policies, a draft report

Sustainable Plus Energy Neighbourhoods (SPENs) are more than neighbourhoods with a positive energy balance. Conceptualising new buildings that are integrated into the urban infrastructure and...

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29 February 2024

Our newsletter winter edition 2024

In this rich edition we showcase the potential of sustainable plus energy neighbourhoods (SPENs) in Norway, Spain, Austria and the Netherlands, while providing a wealth...

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17 January 2024

[Job alert] Two new research positions – Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

The two positions are linked to the new research project Making Positive Energy Districts - Making PEDs, funded by the Driving Urban Transition Call DUT...

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1 December 2023

What are the benefits of sustainable Plus Energy Buildings (PEBs) and Neighbourhoods (SPENs) beyond energy savings?

Over the last decade, a lot of attention has been placed on the energy performance of the buildings. The urgency to achieve decarbonization by 2050...

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9 November 2023

Local communities engagement, a key factor in urban regeneration and social innovation

syn.ikia took part in the EU Week of Cities and Regions 2023! The engagement of the communities is significantly challenging. It is not just about...

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22 August 2023

Workshop | Exploring Green Finance Strategies for Positive Energy Neighbourhoods

Leading experts and stakeholders in the sustainable construction and finance sectors are set to convene for an insightful workshop titled “Green Finance for Positive Energy Neighbourhoods”...

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