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Our contribution to the competition for the extension of the Muoshof school complex in Malters was awarded 3rd place. We congratulate the team of Bürgi Burkhard von Euw Architekten on their first place.
Based on its Vision and Strategy 2050 for spatial development and with our support, the Municipality of Lichtensteig has launched the Building Renewal Programme. This programme supports owners to improve the quality of construction, increase the value of properties and achieve ecological improvements.
Today Michael Wagner gave an introductory lecture and a workshop on photography of urban landscapes for the students of the BA Visual Communication - Camera Arts at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Emmenbrücke.
Over a period of two years, we have been working with the Urban Energy Systems Lab of EMPA and KCAP Zurich on behalf of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) to investigate the effects of urban densification of areas and neighbourhoods on overall energy demand. The results of our research project 'Urban densification and its impact on the energy consumption of Swiss cities' are intended to provide support for spatial and urban planning decision-making processes in Switzerland.
The first peer-reviewed publication from our research project 'Urban densification and its impact on the energy consumption of Swiss cities' (StaVerdi) is now available online. Since 2019, we have been investigating the urban densification of urban estates and neighbourhoods and their impact on the overall energy demand together with the Urban Energy Systems Lab of EMPA and KCAP Zurich. The research project 'Urban densification and its impact on the energy use in Swiss cities' is funded by the Swiss Federal Office of Energy. The project results are intended to support spatial and urban planning decision-making processes in Switzerland.
The first apartments at Klosterstrasse 9 have been sold, and construction work began with the groundbreaking at the beginning of May. All flats and terraced houses will be ready for occupancy in summer 2023 (Photo: Sandra Bockstaller).
Together with the research and consulting company econcept, we developed an effective, communal sustainability concept for the city of Lichtensteig. The town has set itself three goals: social participation, local production, and resilient ecosystems. These are taken into account at the municipal level in investments, construction projects, procurement, mobility, and energy. In addition, the city of Lichtensteig provides its residents and entrepreneurs with checklists that enable a quick and easy assessment of a project, a plan, or a budget decision.
Michael Wagner gave a lecture on 'Cultural Landscape and Settlement Development in Switzerland' for the students of the MAS Applied History at the University of Zurich on 12 March.
On September 27, 2020, the voters of Zug approved the project loan to construct a new recycling center in the Göbli area by over 88 percent. Construction work has now begun: The City of Zug as the developer and the future users - the Brockenhaus of the Frauenzentrale and the Gemeinnützige Gesellschaft Zug - jointly celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for the new building on March 9, 2021. The new recycling center will be ready for use in autumn 2022 (image: Stefan Kaiser, Zug).