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)


Chairperson: Herbert Greisberger, ƖGUT, Austria


9.00 Welcome

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

Technology Highlights

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

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

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

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

Solar Art
JĆ¼rgen Claus, Germany
11.10 Discussion/coffee break

Inspiring examples

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

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

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