News

2012-05-01
EDUCATE Symposium in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)

The final Symposium of the EDUCATE project will be held in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), at the Aula Magna, on Thursday 31st May 2012. The Symposium will be hosted by the Universite' catholique de Louvain and will be open to academics, building practitioners, representatives of professional and governmental institutions, regulatory bodies, industry, students and the general public. The event will feature key-note presentations by nationally and internationally renowned architects and experts in the field of sustainable environmental design. At the Symposium, the EDUCATE partners will present a publication featuring the outcomes of the EDUCATE Prize International Student Award, will launch the EDUCATE online Knowledge Base and will illustrate the final outcomes of the project, the white papers on Sustainable Architectural Education and on Professional Qualification.

2012-03-01
EDUCATE Prize Results

The results of the EDUCATE Prize International Student Award were announced at a Symposium held in Rome (Italy) on the 24th February 2012. The list of winners and honorary mentions are available on the EDUCATE Prize web page here.

Pictures of the Award Ceremony can be found here

2012-02-23
EDUCATE Prize Results Announced

The results of the EDUCATE Prize International Student Award were announced at the Ceremony held in Rome (Italy), Casa dell’Architettura, on Thursday the 23rd February 2012:
Category 1
1st Prize (ex aequo): The Concrete Orchard & Copra Production Facility; Hanging Hive
Honorary Mentions: RAWlab; SOsMALIA; The Mother
Category 2
1st Prize: The Ark: Continuous Productive Urban Landscape Market
2nd Prize: PLA:/LIVE Project
3rd Prize: Sustain Up-Building India
Category 3
1st Prize (ex aequo): Landscape Interpretations/Ecological Explorations; Low Cost Alternative Sustainable Systems; The passive cooling system from tradition to innovation: wind towers; MovieSTAR (Sustainable Thinking in Architecture)
For further information please contact educate.prize@educate-sustainability.eu

2012-02-10
EDUCATE Prize Nominations Announced

The shortlisted nominations for each Category of the EDUCATE Prize are:
Category 1: Hanging Hive; SOsMALIA; RAWlab, The Concrete Orchard & Copra Production Facility; The Mother.
Category 2: PLA:/LIVE Project; Sustain Up-Building India; The Ark: Continuous Productive Urban Landscape Market.
Category 3: Landscape Interpretations/Ecological Explorations, Low Cost Alternative Sustainable Systems; MovieSTAR (Sustainable Thinking in Architecture); The passive cooling system from tradition to innovation: wind Towers.
Nominated entries will compete for the award of one of the three prizes for each Category (1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize) or will receive an Honorary Mention.
The EDUCATE Prize Award Ceremony will take place in Rome (Italy), at the Casa dell 'Architettura, on Thursday the 23rd February 2012.
For further information please contact educate.prize@educate-sustainability.eu

2011-11-18
EDUCATE Prize Deadline for Registration Extended

Due to a significant number of requests, the deadline for registration of academic members of staff and submission of questions to the EDUCATE Prize International Student Award has been extended to the 8th December 2011. To date, more than 100 registrations from academic institutions external to the EDUCATE consortium have been received. To register to the EDUCATE Prize on behalf of students, academic members of staff are required to send a Registration Form - available on http://www.educate-sustainability.eu/prize - to educate.prize@educate-sustainability.eu Registration is required for digital upload of entries to the EDUCATE Prize. The deadline for submission of entries to the EDUCATE Prize is the 9th of December 2011, 5pm (CET).

2011-07-14
EDUCATE Prize

The EDUCATE Prize was launched at the 2011 PLEA - Passive Low Energy Architecture Conference in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium). Further information can be found here.

2011-07-11
EDUCATE Educational Workshop Munich

The summary, slides and pictures from the EDUCATE Educational Workshop held in Munich at the Technische Universitat München on the 28th June 2011 are now available for consultation and download.

2011-02-16
EDUCATE Framework for Curriculum Development

The EDUCATE Framework for Curriculum Development is now available for consultation and download.

2010-07-19
EDUCATE Technical Workshop downloads now available

The summary, presentations and pictures from the EDUCATE Technical Workshop held in London at the Architectural Association on the 8th July 2010 are now available for consultation and download.

2010-03-25
EDUCATE State of the Art of Environmental Sustainability

The two reports on the State of the Art of Environmental Sustainability in Academic Curricula and Conditions for Registration and in Professional Practice are now available for consultation and download.

2010-03-08
EDUCATE Symposium in Budapest downloads now available

The summary and pictures from the EDUCATE Symposium, held in Budapest on the 12th January 2010, are now available for consultation and download.

2009-10-19
EDUCATE Symposium in Budapest

An EDUCATE Symposium will be held in Budapest, at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, on the 12th January 2010. The event will be freely open to academics, building professionals, representatives of institutions, regulatory bodies, industry, students and the general public. The Symposium will feature key-note presentations by internationally renowned architects and experts in the field of environmental design and will lead to the definition of an agenda for sustainable architectural education in academic curricula and professional practice. A detailed programme of the event will be circulated soon.

2009-10-18
EDUCATE Educational Workshop downloads now available

The summary, presentations and pictures from the first EDUCATE Educational Workshop, held in Nottingham on the 8th July 2009, are now available for consultation and download.

2009-07-08
EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP

The first open EDUCATE Educational Workshop was held in Nottingham at the School of the Built Environment.

At the workshop, the project partners, the members of the advisory board (Peter Clegg, principal of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios; Mario Cucinella, principal of MC Architects; John Pringle, Principal of Pringle Richards Sharratt Architects), representatives of European Chambers of Architects and a panel of invited speakers discussed principles and practices for the effective implementation of themes of sustainability and climate change within architectural education and the profession.

Key-note speakers included Paula Cadima (ERC-European Research Council Programme Officer and Director of PLEA) and Bill Gething (FCB Studios, RIBA President Sustainability Advisor).

 

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