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Active House symposium runs Sept. 16, 17

Active House symposium runs Sept. 16, 17

TORONTO – The seventh Active House Symposium will be held for the first time in North America in Toronto on Sept.16-17 at Evergreen Brick Works.  

Active House is an international building practice that is based on a balanced approach to building design and performance, a release stated. The symposium was previously held at the Politecnico Di Milano in Lecco, Italy and Bornholm, Denmark.

The release noted, “The ambition for the alliance is to create a viable, independent and international influential alliance which supports the vision of buildings that create healthier and comfortable lives for their residents without impacting negatively on the climate and environment.” Three core principles are comfort, energy consumption and impact on the environment.

Featured speakers include architects Kristian Lars Ahlmark, Denmark; Jishou Zhong, China; and Siamak Hariri, Canada. Business leaders include Michael Koenig, Honda Smart Home U.S. and from academia, Marco Imperadori, Italy and Alex Lukachko, Canada.

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