Plogs

(Plugged Blogs, more compact than blogs and more comprehensive than tweeds)
  • 5th SusAr Seminar, WOODEN ANNIVERSARY

    The 5th seminar will take place on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in the new town of Lochem, designed by Thomas Rau.We will begin with a tour of one of the most sustainable buildings in the Netherlands at this moment, which also ranks high in terms of Cradle2Cradle. Impressive how Green meets ...
  • SusAr weekly newspaper

    Weekly appears a digital newspaper with all SusAr related news in a row.Read it in Sus(tainable Ar(chitecture) week's newspaper for the built environment and in Sus(tainable A(g)r(iculture) week's newspaper for the green environment (Dutch version).The specific news of the SusAr-members ...
  • Green Gold

    Large-scale restoration of degraded ecosystems requires significant physical, cultural, financial and political effort.The scientific knowledge and operational methods are well documented from work in a wide range of locations spanning the globe. Melding together the myriad scientific ...
  • Smart Financing

    On June 6th, 2012 Smart Financing organizes the first symposium 'Smart Financing' in Den Bosch, The Netherlands. They celebrates their website is one year online on 6th of June and that this is well visited (in February over 50,000 pages viewed). They invites everyone out to participate, but ...
  • Symposium Green Light

    On Tuesday, May 22nd organizes the Node Building with Green the symposium Green Light at the Floriade. See: Aldus. The symposium will take place in main pavilion Villa Flora, the epitome of innovation and sustainability. Keynote speaker is the Malaysian architect Ken Yeang, founder of ...
  • 4e SusAr seminar LICHT & GROEN BOUWEN

    On Wednesday February 29th, 2012 will be organized the next SusAr seminar. The theme is: GREEN LIGHT AND BUILDING A beautiful place, fantastic four speakers, an exhibition of sustainable building products and an interesting tour. The lectures will be provided by Nibe - Michel Haas, Ecofys - ...
  • Open Source Office Competition

    We see the future in building flexibly; disassembly construction with open source design and integrated supply chain. The purpose of the Open Source Office Competition is designing a durable and flexible office. What’s more important is the co-creation during the competition and the ...
  • Sustainable 100

    For the second time, newspaper Trouw shows the Sustainable 100, a list of influential sustainable Dutch inhabitants. Hundreds of people from diverse backgrounds, who have in common that they are not discouraged by doom about climate change, deforestation and overpopulation. They know the ...
  • Dutch Design Week 2011

    Felt designer Beatrice Waanders makes for her label The Soft World wool felt work of more than twenty separate European sheep types. In addition, she uses the hair of rabbits, goats, llamas and camels. The traditional luxury materials such as angora, mohair, alpaca and cashmere, are processed ...
  • Dutch Green Building Week

    World Green Building Week De World Green Building Week is een jaarlijks evenement om aandacht te vestigen op de rol van groene gebouwen in het creëren van gezondere, duurzamere gemeenschappen. Green Building Councils en hun participanten uit de hele wereld zullen tijdens deze week ...
  • solar energy, more than enough

    The sun provides clean energy that never runs out. Even in the rainy Netherlands, the sun shines enough to meet our energy needs. Solar panels converts light into clean and free energy. Good for the environment and your wallet. With solar panels, you have your own little power engine. A basic ...
  • solar water heaters for everyone

    Everybody a Solar Water HeaterSolar water heater fitters receive training through a work placement plan with a job guarantee. The Sun Collective works closely with the Dutch Social Employment Agency. Thus, these solar boilers dovetail into the sustainability of the developing solar use ...
  • GROENER BOUWEN IN FRIESLAND

    Op een prachtlocatie in Leeuwarden, bij één van de pioniers van duurzaam bouwen organiseert SusAr op dinsdag 27 September 2011 haar 3e lezingenreeks: GROENER BOUWEN IN FRYSLÂN Dhr. Bouwe de Boer, energiecoördinator gemeente Leeuwarden zal laten zien wat de stand ...
  • investigation affordable housing Nigeria

    The project INEX Houses is the graduation project of two Built Environment students: Tommy Safe-Adewumi & Maarten Hercules, currently in their final semester at the HAN University in The Netherlands. In collaboration with the assisting school organisation Lectoraat Zorggericht Bouwen.They ...
  • cost-comparison Slimline and steeldeck and in-situ concrete

    In a cost comparative study in December 2010  by BBN of various structural floors, Slimline Buildings proved to be more economic than precast hollow-core slabs and reinforced concrete slabs. In an additional study , also Steeldeck floors where included  and this type has ...
  • SusAr reading Smart Building On Water

    On Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 a new and SusAr lecture and tour will be organized.A beautiful place, two great speakers and an interesting tour.Although one and another is in preparation, we already know the the topics: SMART BUILDINGQuality, flexibility and yield in a shorter ...
  • collaboration

    At the moment 35 companies works within the team SusAr together. The SusAr Parties share knowledge and accountability. Above all, they bring projects to a better end. Quality, sustainability and international collaboration are the drivers.For the client, they work as a team, for themselves ...
  • sustainable work

    Sustainable Jobs and Internships. A sustainable project without qualified people. People with a green heart, a healthy sense of quality in the long term.Looking for additional and / or good people? The Sustainable Job Database (Duurzame Vacaturebank)and the Sustainable ...
  • Green Desert Nigeria Tour

    In the beginning of 2011 it is the plan we travel with several SusAr parties to Nigeria to meet interested parties for collaboration in the Green Desert projects. The tour lasts six days. The parties participating in the trip: Lydia Foundation, International Project RepresentativeS'Unity, ...
  • participation SusAr-products

    SusAr is looking for producers of sustainable products and building materials to achieve more sustainable projects.SusAr makes a habit of such products and/or materials that are qualitatively and sustainable different to promote them, or better yet would fit in the projects.The products ...
  • GB4All woning als tijdelijke huisvesting

    Meerdere aanvragen voor GB4All woning vanuit zorg voor tijdelijke huisvesting
  • Bleuworkers housing

    SusAr parties designs new housing for Blue Workers. The GB4All concept is the basis because of the self-sustaining, modular scalable and affordable properties.Blue Workers (workers often of foreign origin) have often difficulties to find quickly appropriate and quality housing. ...
  • Dutch interest in Africa house YBM2

    There is a lot of interest in the Africa House (YBM2), also from the Netherlands. The interest concerns Recreation, Health, Housing and Urban Development.To comply the YBM2 (Yielding Model Building) with Dutch regulations we revised the draft for this application.The YBM2, ...
  • GB4All in the media

    Since one call to the De Gelderlander newspaper there is a lot of regional and international interest for GB4All. It concerns a self-sufficient, modular expandable and affordable building system.Hereunder the media attention at a glance:-01 - The ...
  • investing abroad

    SusAr parties invest in developing an energy and drinkwater yielding home for the African market. Abroad Africa, there is interest in the concept.For the idea and design Olthaar Ontwerpen is responsible. Fifteen years ago, Hans Olthaar traveled around West Africa and brougt many pens for ...
  • visit Africa House January 25, 2011 from 15:00 to 18:00 hours

    The visit provides an opportunity to see the prototype of the Africa House. The program includes a tour of the house and a tour of the exhibition.The exhibition explains the capabilities of the characteristics of the Africa House. This involves self-sufficient in the production of drinking ...