Opening new BTA Living Lab: ETH House of Natural Resources

02 Jun 2015

A new Living Lab of the Climate-KIC flagship Building Technologies Accelerator (BTA) will be launched. The House of Natural Resources is located at the ETH Zürich Hönggerberg campus and will open its doors on 2 June.

Climate-KIC CEO Bertrand van Ee will be speaking at the high profile opening event. Other speakers include Lino Guzzella, President of ETH Zürich and Josef Hess, vice-director of the Swiss Federal Bureau for the Environment.

 House of Natural Resources

As a Building Technologies Accelerator (BTA) Living Lab, the ETH House of Natural Resources is a real-life office environment, designed to test and develop sustainable building technologies.

This includes building technologies that are developed by ETH as part of BTA, such as: Hybrid composite slabs using beech wood, Post-tensioned timber frame construction using hardwood, the Advanced wood Façade and the Adaptive Solar Façade. For more information about these innovative building products and the House of Natural Resources, have a look at the BTA Brochure.

 Attendance is by invitation only.


About Building Technologies Accelerator (BTA)

The Building Technologies Accelerator (BTA) is one of Climate-KIC’s flagship programmes and supports the development of sustainable building technologies and stimulates their dissemination into the market.

Climate-KIC currently supports six living labs. The other five Living Labs that form the BTA Living Lab network are: Concept House Village  and The Green Village in the Netherlands; the HSB Living Lab in Sweden; NEST in Switzerland and the CIES Living Lab in Spain.

For more information about Climate-KIC’s BTA programme visit the programme overview or contact bta@climate-kic.org.


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