Finalising the RenovActiv project, the international research group has presented a paper at the 35th PLEA CONFERENCE SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN. PLANNING POST CARBON CITIES, Coruña, 1st-3rd September 2020, now published in the conference proceedings.
In which European country do people feel healthiest? Do Europeans think of their homes as a key to health? And do they know what steps to take in the home to boost health? These questions and many more find their answers in the Healthy Homes Barometer – a pan European study carried out by the […]
On 20th April 2016, VELUX hosted the 2nd Healthy Buildings Day in Brussels, where 240 invited guests including policy-makers, house builders, housing association representatives, building owners, thought leaders, and media, addressed some of these challenges, with a focus on how buildings impact our health and wellbeing. The history of healthy buildings The modern history healthy […]
Over the decades, researchers have established well-defined ranges of comfort with respect to temperature and light, air quality and acoustics to help practitioners design comfortable buildings. Yet wellbeing in a holistic sense cannot be prescribed in this way, as it depends on numerous individual factors. Bernd Wegener and Moritz Fedkenheuer follow a different approach: The […]