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projects | 23-08-2018

Walas to redevelop Phoenix West in Dortmund, Germany

The blue wave is coming to Dortmund! World of Walas is proud to announce the redevelopment of the historic Phoenix West area in Dortmund, Germany.

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events | 17-07-2018

Official Opening CarbonBlue

You are invited! We hope you will join us to celebrate the opening of the CarbonBlue solar parkade. We will gather with our friends, family and partners to celebrate the opening of CarbonBlue. This will be a lively afternoon with a market, entertainment and a look at some of the initiatives coming out of Carbon6. 

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spinnerij-oosterveld | 25-01-2018

Improving soil structure and soil fertility through zero-tillage

The Dutch newspaper Nieuwe Oogst is a widely read newspaper for farmers and gardeners with stories about the agricultural sector. In the edition of January 13, an interview was published with our colleague from Walas, Zilal. She is working with Farm2Future on various systems, including zero-tillage. In the article they discuss conservative agriculture, zero-tillage and the workshops that Zilal gives about this.

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projects | 09-12-2017

World of Walas in Hamburg, Germany!

World of Walas is expanding to Germany! With a bright, new space in historic HafenCity, Walas has a new home for Walas Concepts Germany, and offers a public space for Hamburg to meet and discuss sustainability in their community.

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other | 25-10-2018

Nordic Smart Cities 2018

World of Walas CISO, Dirk van der Ven, recently served as the Chairman for the Strategy and Governance stage during the 4th annual Nordic Smart Cities Conference in Malmo, Sweden. This was a great fit for Walas, and our approach to creating places where people want to live, work, produce and participate. Between his duties […]

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news | 24-10-2018

Walas returns to Buildex 2019 with a European Trade Mission

On February 13th – 14th 2019, World of Walas returns to Buildex in Vancouver, Canada. Buildex is Western Canada’s largest tradeshow and conference for the Construction, Renovation, Architecture, Interior Design and Property Management industries. Over 600 exhibits, and more than 80 educational seminars BUILDEX attract over 14,000 attendees annually.  World of Walas was asked to […]

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spinnerij-oosterveld | 15-10-2018

World of Walas makes waves with Phoenix West

World of Walas made headlines across Europe in August when they announced the redevelopment of the historic Phoenix West project in Dortmund, Germany. Walas CEO and Founder, Gerben van Straaten, hosted German media at the Walas Spinnerij project in Enschede, Netherlands. Over 20 media attended to get a better understanding of the overall work and […]

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projects | 25-08-2018

Open Day Carbon6

  On behalf of World of Walas we would like to extend a warm invitation for you to come to Carbon6! On Sunday, September 2, the sixth edition of the open day will take place, where the old Central Bureau for Statistics building will be opened to the public. A day with a lot of […]

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projects | 23-08-2018

Walas Concepts, working with public spaces

Walas Concepts Germany helps green the public space in front of our office in the HafenCity district of Hamburg.

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news | 18-07-2018

Walas in Toronto: Integrative Thinking in Sustainable Retrofit Development

On June 7th, 2018, Walas presented a sneak peak on the latest European retrofitting strategies. As part of our presentation at the  Building Lasting Change conference in Toronto, World of Walas showed examples of best practices from around the world that excel in sustainability and building performance.

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projects | 15-07-2018

Walas presents at EIP-SCC 2018

The city of Sofia Bulgaria hosted the 2018 general assembly of the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) on June 27 and 28, 2018. Walas presented our vision on sustainable cities and communities, how to bring innovations together in an integrated system, and how that transforms actual projects on the level of city […]

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news | 25-06-2018

Walas in Toronto: Integrative Thinking in Sustainable Retrofit Development

On June 7th, 2018, Walas presented a sneak peak on the latest European retrofitting strategies. As part of our presentation at the Building Lasting Change conference in Toronto, World of Walas showed examples of best practices from around the world that excel in sustainability and building performance. When retrofitting buildings, developers often experience limitations that […]

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news | 25-06-2018

Gerben van Straaten speaks at Clean Energy BC Summit

‘Climate change is disruptive. We can all agree on that. But there is a path forward where we can rise above the disruptions: electrification’. This was the focus of Clean Energy Association of BC (CEBC) as they hosted their first ever Global Electrification Summit  on June 14, 2018 in Vancouver, BC. BC’s brand is “supernatural” […]

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