Adaptive facade network — Europe

    Ulrich Knaack, TU Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment; Mauro Overend, University of Cambridge; Laura Aelenei, LNEG; Marco Perino, TEBE, Politecnico di Torino; Frank Wellershoff, HafenCity Universität; Andreas Luible, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts


Energy efficient buildings significantly contribute to meeting the EU climate and energy sustainability targets for 2020 as approximately one-third of all end-user energy in Europe today is consumed by space heating/cooling, ventilation and lighting of buildings. In this context, the energy performance of future building envelopes will play a key role. 

The main aim of COST Action TU1403 with 120 participants from 26 European countries is to harmonise, share and disseminate technological knowledge on adaptive facades on a European level and to generate ideas for new innovative technologies and solutions.

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