Materials

Sustainable community Programme, Presentation material (pptx)

Publications

Programme brochure (pdf)

Review of the Use of RFID in Construction (pdf)

Review of the Development and Implementation of IFC compatible BIM (pdf)

State of the art review of building renovation and modernisation in Europe (pdf)

Country-specific background reports

Petroleum Exporting Countries on the Arabian Peninsula (United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Oman) (Finpro, 2009)

During the year 2009 in co-operation with Tekes, Finpro has discovered potential exporting and establishing areas for Finnish companies. This report presents the opportunities offered by the Arabian Peninsula states (United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Oman) for Finnish real estate and construction companies. The aim is to find potentials, that companies could utilize as quickly as possible.

Sustainable solutions summary (pdf)
Project report (pdf)

North America

Sustainable Communties – USA Benchmarking (Finpro, 10/2009, Final Report)
During the year 2009 in co-operation with Tekes, Finpro has discovered potential exporting and establishing areas for Finnish companies. This report presents the opportunities offered in the United States for Finnish real estate and construction companies. The aim is to find potentials, that companies could utilize as quickly as possible.

SCC Sustainable projects in America, Finpro Summary (pdf) (Finpro, 2007)
The overview presents sustainable projects implemented in corporate and municipal level in North America. Additionally LEED certified buildings are presented.

Sustainability, Infrastructure and Communities, Arpad Horvath, University of California, Berkeley (pptx)

The report presents the current state of sustainable development especially in IC Berkeley. Additionally, actors, trends and opportunities are presented.

Russia

Sustainable communities and Green Buildings in Moscow (Finpro, 2007), Finpro Summary (pdf)

The report presents sustainable development in the markets through laws, business opportunities and green building case studies.

Priority National Project: Affordable and comfortable dwelling – to the Russian citizens (Rosstroy of Russia) Case Project (pdf)

The report presents a program (2002-2010) for cheap and comfortable living and project sub-program's objectives and purposes.

EU

Sustainable Communities and Green Buildings in Germany (Finpro, 2007) Finpro Summary from Germany (pdf)
The summary contains information on trends, research topics and presents two case studies.

Sustanable communities and Green buildings in The Netherlands (Finpro, 2007), Finpro summary of Holland (pdf) Yhteenveto kestävästä kehityksestä Hollannissa. The summary contain information on research topics, national controlling tools and it presents case studies with challenges and trends.

Workshop presentations

Business Drivers for Green Buildings & Infra (TKK CEM, 2006), Seppo Junnila, HUT (pptx)
Background information and discussion on how to strength growing markets

Sustainable solution for edCities (edCity consulting Ltd, 2006), Mauri Tommila, Architects Ldt. (pdf)
Presentation of edCity-concept objectives through Suurpelto-pilot project