Innovation for a better world
470 views | +0 today
 
Rescooped by Herman van den Bosch from sustainable architecture
onto Innovation for a better world
Scoop.it!

Innovation & Sustainability at Geusseltbad Aquatic Complex, Netherlands

Innovation & Sustainability at Geusseltbad Aquatic Complex, Netherlands | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it

Masterminded by Slangen + Koenis, this swimming pool complex is the highlight and the heart of the district’s new sports complex in northeast Maastricht, near Geusselt Castle. 

Part of an ambitious modernization scheme, the project combines superb architecture with the highest environmental standards, implementing sustainable concepts and using cradle-to-cradle materials. Thanks to triple glazing, solar panels and geothermal energy, the power consumption could be curbed to one third of what one would expect for a building of this size and programmatic nature.


Via Lauren Moss
Herman van den Bosch's insight:

Tja, de Maastrichtenaren klagen steen en been. Maar de deskundigologen op architectuur en duurzaamheidgebied zijn lyrisch. Een grote opsteker voor al die bibberende zwemmers: de CO2-uitstoot is dratisch gedaald.

more...
Professionele Mediators's comment, December 10, 2015 1:36 AM
NIce
Goedkope Opslagruimte Huren Deventer Arnhem Apeldoorn -Salland Storage 's comment, February 2, 2016 1:13 AM
bit.ly/1SAe8f4
Innovation for a better world
The world needs innovation that contributes to sustainable energy and materials, food and medical support for everybody and more equal distribution of wealth and power
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

Competency-Based Learning | NextGen Learning

Competency-Based Learning | NextGen Learning | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Locate resources and examples from K-12 and higher ed of rewarding students for learning, not seat-time, with the same expectations for mastery from every student.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

Asia's smart cities - future trends and best practices

Asia's smart cities - future trends and best practices | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
2017 will see smart city initiatives momentum grow around the Asia Pacific region as digital transformation accelerates and more public sector agencies leverage cloud technologies to improve citizen lives. eGov Innovation speaks to Charles Sevior, CTO Emerging Technologies Division, Dell EMC, to find out more about the latest smart city developments in Asia and best practices in implementing smart city projects.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

Studying the most important human concern of our time

Studying the most important human concern of our time | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Tomorrow’s leaders will have to navigate challenges like climate change, food shortages, and resource scarcity. The University of Sydney’
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

Walmart Boycott Over Climate Change Looming...Or Not

Walmart Boycott Over Climate Change Looming...Or Not | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Walmart is setting itself up for a boycott over its position on climate change and the Clean Power Plan rollback, but the chances for success are slim.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

These Pioneering Companies Are Already Switching to GRI Standards

These Pioneering Companies Are Already Switching to GRI Standards | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
In a move toward integrated reporting, Solvay, General Motors and other leading companies will work together this year to pioneer the new GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

Sustainable Travel Companies and the Future of Tourism

Sustainable Travel Companies and the Future of Tourism | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
"These businesses move a more responsible style of tourism into the mainstream," Justin Francis, founder of the World Responsible Tourism Awards, said of sustainable operators. "They are the future of tourism.” Is he right?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

How to Create and Integrate a Sustainability Strategy

How to Create and Integrate a Sustainability Strategy | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
how to create and integrate a sustainability strategy
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

Corruption is Destroying the Social Fabric of the Middle East and North Africa

Corruption is Destroying the Social Fabric of the Middle East and North Africa | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
According to a survey conducted by Transparency International, 1 in 3 citizens in the Middle East and North Africa reported paying a bribe in the past year.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

The experiments providing homes around the world

The experiments providing homes around the world | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
From co-ops to micro-building to self-builds, a variety of schemes are being used to tackle the housing crisis, both here and overseas
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

11 Inspiring TED Talks for Modern Educators

11 Inspiring TED Talks for Modern Educators | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Educator Lisa Goochee shares these 11 inspiring TED Talks that every educator should not only see, but also share with their students and PLN—so inspiring!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

Library 2.0: Center of Innovation at Singapore American School

Library 2.0: Center of Innovation at Singapore American School | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
By Robert Helmer - The librarian at Singapore American School describes how they transformed their library into a center of innovation with little budget.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

Innovation is overvalued. Maintenance often matters more – Lee Vinsel & Andrew Russell | Aeon Essays

Capitalism excels at innovation but is failing at maintenance, and for most lives it is maintenance that matters more
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

World Bank’s New Climate Action Plan Targets 30 GW Of Renewable Energy

World Bank’s New Climate Action Plan Targets 30 GW Of Renewable Energy | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
World Bank's new 30 GW climate action plan for renewable energy promises to have a timely international impact on global energy planning and production strategies.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

Water-smart farming: how hydroponics and drip irrigation are feeding Australia | Future of farming

Water-smart farming: how hydroponics and drip irrigation are feeding Australia | Future of farming | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
How energy-smart technology is allowing fresh vegetables to be grown in arid, isolated communities. Our Future of farming series is looking at the people, places and innovations in sustainable agribusiness in Australia
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

How to Ensure that Profitability and Sustainability Are at the Heart of Your Firm

How to Ensure that Profitability and Sustainability Are at the Heart of Your Firm | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
The choice between profitability and sustainability is no longer a stark one, as promising companies start showing real gains — such as Tesla Inc overtaking G.M
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

Innovation In Sustainability: 5 Companies That Are Going the Extra Mile

Innovation In Sustainability: 5 Companies That Are Going the Extra Mile | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
For some companies, going the extra sustainability mile is the order of business. Here are 5 that are leading in innovating for a more sustainable future.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

How Trump's Proposed Climate Science Budget Cuts Will Impact You

How Trump's Proposed Climate Science Budget Cuts Will Impact You | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
The Donald Trump administration is proposing deep cuts to the NOAA’s budget. But it will not stop global warming. It will only make us less informed.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

On CSR, Sustainability and Community: Why Authentic Connection is So Important

On CSR, Sustainability and Community: Why Authentic Connection is So Important | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Corporations and small businesses are becoming increasingly concerned with corporate social responsibility. Specifically, they are upping community outreach, which is becoming less of a social luxury and more of a responsible necessity.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

It's a Brave New World for Sustainability Professionals

It's a Brave New World for Sustainability Professionals | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Last week, a group of business leaders sat down to talk about corporate climate commitments at BSR 2016. But their comments highlighted an ongoing shift in what it means to be a sustainability professional.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

Cincinnati: One of the Greenest, Most Innovative Cities in the U.S.

Cincinnati: One of the Greenest, Most Innovative Cities in the U.S. | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
It’s easy being green in the city of Cincinnati. In fact, the city is quickly becoming one of the greenest, most innovative cities in the country.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

10 Companies Paying Employees to Save the Environment

10 Companies Paying Employees to Save the Environment | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
These 10 companies are leading the charge in sustainable company culture and environmental volunteering initiatives.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

The Top 40 Medical Technology Trends: Free Guide And Infographic - The Medical Futurist

The Top 40 Medical Technology Trends: Free Guide And Infographic - The Medical Futurist | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Three years ago I released a highly popular white paper that listed the top 40 trends and technologies that would shape the future of medicine.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

Four Reasons Why The Most Successful People Are Great Collaborators

Specialized knowledge doesn't go very far all on its own.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

Tackling Big Global Challenges with Low-Cost Innovation

Tackling Big Global Challenges with Low-Cost Innovation | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Digital technology makes it possible.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Herman van den Bosch
Scoop.it!

OECD Forum 2016: Productive economies, Inclusive societies

OECD Forum 2016: Productive economies, Inclusive societies | Innovation for a better world | Scoop.it
Forum 2016, entitled Productive economies, Inclusive societies will be organised around the 3 cross-cutting themes of the OECD Week: inclusive growth and productivity, innovation and the digital economy, and international collaboration for...
more...
No comment yet.