Advanced Tools for Low-carbon, high-value development of historic architecture in the Alpine Space


  • Text Craft Man Exhibition

    From August 14th to 18th, 2019, the 10th craft exhibition of the Bregenzerwald took place business school of Bezau. 115 exhibitors showed their craft in the classrooms or in the outdoor area of ​​the school, which was unrecognizable, with elaborate and beautifully designed stalls.

  • From 14th to 18th of August, ATLAS will be at the 10th craftsmen exhibition in Bezau!

    100 craftsmen and a lot of partner will present what they are developing and creating with love for materials, creativity, innovation, and passion.
    ATLAS has its own room showing 12 fascinating renovations with a lot of information and motivation to do the same.

  • Solar envelopes, between alteration and coexistence in the balance of places. Solar architecture: Energy in dialogue

    On 5 July 2019, the sustainability institute applied to the built environment of SUPSI, with support from the Federal Office of Energy (SFOE), of EnergieSchweiz, in collaboration with the magazine Hochparterre, carried out an event on the subject of solar energy. The subject of the event open to the public was the integration of solar energy in historic buildings and talk of energy recovery, of Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) in architecture. During the session the magazine Solaris # 03 was presented together with the platform in Ticino. The event was organized with the support of the BIPV meets History research Project, under the Interreg V-A Italy-Switzerland Cooperation Program, co-funded by the European Union, European Regional Development Fund, the Italian State, the Swiss Confederation and the Canton of Ticino.

  • Meeting and work table for the construction of a solar plant in a Historic Church in Lugano

    SUPSI participates in an information session and work table to discuss the possibility of integrating a solar plant in a historic church in Viganello, Lugano (Canton Ticino, Switzerland). The Commission for Sacred Art and the representatives of the Parish Council accompanied by SUPSI architects, engineers and experts, organized a meeting for an open and extended dialogue among all the Institutions, representatives of the Cantonal Offices, Office of Cultural Heritage, and members of the Energy Service Providers of Lugano, the Industrial Service Company of Lugano (AIL) of the production and energy efficiency sector, interested in proposing to the client new financing possibilities for the possible future solar plant photovoltaics. The experiences with the development of this pioneering project in Ticino for the retrofit of historic buildings could  be shared by SUPSI within the Interreg ATLAS project when the project will be brought forward.

  • Conference: The solar envelope, alteration and coexistence in the balance of places ☀️

    Friday 5, July - 2019

    SUPSI, Department of Environment, Construction and Design, Campus Trevano.

    SUPSI, partner of ATLAS, organizes a special event, which concerns solar integration on historic building and the energy refurbishment of the existing building stock by using Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) in architecture.