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Register by May 29 for the Affordable Housing Initiative Tech Camp (8-9 June 2023 in Barcelona)

Housing Europe and ECTP are co-organising the Affordable Housing Initiative Tech Camp as part of the programme of the 4th International Social Housing Festival, led by Barcelona City Council and Housing Europe.

Bent Madsen, Housing Europe President of the Board, and Paul Cartuyvels, ECTP President, will officially open the Affordable Housing Initiative Tech Camp.

This Tech Camp organised on 8-9 June 2023 in Palau de Congressos in Barcelona will be the place where social and affordable housing providers from all across Europe will meet diverse tech innovators. In two days, they will have a better understanding of discuss what technology could best transform their neighbourhoods so that they can turn into true lighthouse districts that strike the sustainability-affordability balance.

Riding the Renovation Wave with a very ambitious timeline in mind makes the choice of the right technologies and approaches in the planning phase, in the selection of building materials and systems, and throughout its lifecycle while taking care of the local context is a major challenge

Ready-to-market sustainable products and services, novel technical methodologies and smarter approaches will be presented with the objective of making them work in the affordable housing context. Participants will also be invited to discuss the pressing questions that the sector is facing in this regard, such as How to define technology pathways towards sustainability, affordability, and liveability? What barriers and gaps get in the way of mainstreaming useful technologies? How can we make innovative technologies affordable? And how to make them work for the residents?


Access the full programme in the press release here.