Conference "Tomorrow's Buildings"

Tomorrow's Buildings - Technology Trends put in Action

This conference will offer insights into forward-thinking innovations in energy and buildings technologies. It will show how innovative solutions found by European researchers can be applied in practice.

Date:4 March 2004, 9.00-12.30
Venue:Stadthalle Wels, Austria
Registration:Please register before 20 February 2004
Languages:German, English, Italian, Czech/Slovak
Costs: 50 Euro
200 Euro for the whole WORLD SUSTAINABLE ENERGY DAYS events (3-5 March)

Programme

Chairperson: Herbert Greisberger, ÖGUT, Austria

Introduction

9.00 Welcome


Highlights of innovative buildings in Upper Austria
Gerhard Dell, Energy Commissioner of Upper Austria, Director O.Ö. Energiesparverband, Austria

Technology Highlights
9.40

"Buildings of the Future" - recent developments
Theodor Zillner, Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology, Austria
10.00

Innovative facade solutions
Architect Elmar Schossig, Gatermann + Schossig, Germany
10.20

Timber structure technologies for sustainable architecture
Julius Natterer, Chair of Timber Construction, EPFL, Switzerland
10.40

Daylighting and sun shading - a wholisitic approach
Jan Wienold, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Solar Building Design Group, Germany
11.00

Solar Art
Jürgen Claus, Germany
11.10 Discussion/coffee break

Inspiring examples
11.55

Europe's first passive house supermarket
Helmut Poppe, Poppe*Prehal Architects, Austria
12.10

Solar architecture in daily life
Tjerk Reijenga, BEAR architects, the Netherlands
12.25

EnerGon - the largest passive house office building
Stefan Oehler, oehler faigle archkom, Germany
12.40 Discussion/end of the conference