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Dementia Villages Bring Familiarity and Security to Patients
Public
Thursday September 3 2015

Dementia Villages Bring Familiarity and Security to Patients

Village-inspired facilities that mimic every day life are proving very successful for patients with dementia.

It’s Not Easy Being Green: Sustainability in Infrastructure
Civil
Wednesday August 19 2015

It’s Not Easy Being Green: Sustainability in Infrastructure

Ask any architect about their main considerations in the design of a new building and you will likely hear about aesthetic, floor space and context.

Prefab Road Blocks Fit Together Like Lego Bricks
Infrastructure
Tuesday July 28 2015

Prefab Road Blocks Fit Together Like Lego Bricks

The speed and efficiency of roadway development could be dramatically increased by replacing traditional bitumen and gravel with prefab modular components that slot together like Lego...

Trial to Test Computers to Heat Homes
Buildings
Thursday March 26 2015

Trial to Test Computers to Heat Homes

An energy company is joining forces with a tech start-up to harness computing power to heat homes in the Netherlands.

Prefab Designs Offer Flexibility with High Quality
Residential
Tuesday February 24 2015

Prefab Designs Offer Flexibility with High Quality

Once viewed as low-budget and low-quality housing, newer prefab designs can provide urban housing and housing in the bush with quality equal to or better than...

Netherlands Opens World’s First Solar Cycle Path
Green
Tuesday November 18 2014

Netherlands Opens World’s First Solar Cycle Path

The Netherlands has opened the world's first solar bicycle path, which will trial the usage of embedded photovoltaic technology in road surfaces to generate electricity to...

Why Cycling Works in the Netherlands
Urban Planning
Tuesday October 28 2014

Why Cycling Works in the Netherlands

“You can go everywhere by bicycle easier than you can by car.”

Luminous Glow-in-the-Dark Roads Save Energy
Infrastructure
Thursday April 24 2014

Luminous Glow-in-the-Dark Roads Save Energy

The introduction of innovative new glow-in-the-dark roads in the Netherlands could slash energy consumption compared to conventional street lights.

Netherlands Home to EU’s Greenest Industrial Building
Commercial
Friday October 11 2013

Netherlands Home to EU’s Greenest Industrial Building

The Netherlands has officially become host to the EU’s greenest and most energy efficient industrial facility following the formal certification of the Venco Campus in the...