Conference Low-Tech | No-Tech


The SIA Professional Groups Architecture (BGA) and Technology (BGT) ask the question "How much technology does a house need?". Marco Giuliani CEO of BGP and member of the BGA and is engaged in the "Energy" department for good architecture, meaningful holistic concepts and fair procedures. The potential of "low-tech" and "no-tech" solutions will be explored at the 9th November 2017 meeting in Brugg.

The energy efficiency of our buildings has grown significantly in recent times. Since the relevant regulations are stringent, all buildings requiring approval must be of a high standard.

However, the opinions differ in what way we want to make buildings more energy-efficient. Builders and planners encounter the increasing technical support with skepticism. Use and maintenance of these facilities are expensive.

Current examples show that high energy efficiency can also be achieved with targeted structural measures. Especially in these cases, an early collaboration between architects and building technicians is indispensable. The aim of the event is to explore the potential of such "low-tech" and "no-tech" solutions and to promote the inclusion of building technology in the early phase of the project.

Date: 09.11.2017, 1pm-6pm
Location: Brugg, Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz Campus Brugg-Windisch,
Building 3, Haller Pavilion, Klosterzelgstrasse 2, Windisch, Raumaula (3.-111)

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Interview with Heidi Stoffel and Marco Giuliani in Modulor 6/2017 (german)