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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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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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other | 18-06-2018

Financial models for sustainable cities

Gerben van Straaten, CEO of World of Walas, presents models for financing sustainable urban development. He focused on how collaborations between business sectors, government, academics and communities can improve the financial, environmental and social performance of cities through smart combinations of innovative solutions. Gerben provided examples of World of Walas’ work on providing access to these smart combinations, such as through BlueWorxx, our international platform for sustainable practices, products and partners, and Dudoc Vancouver, our Canadian centre for accessing European innovations.

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events | 27-03-2018

Showcasing European Innovations in North America

On February 14th and 15th. World of Walas hosted the European Pavillion at Buildex 2018. Partners from Europe joined us to showcase their innovations at one Western Canada’s largest industry event in sustainable development.

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events | 27-03-2018

First BlueWorxx meet-up at Walas Concepts Hamburg!

On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018, Walas BlueWorxx launched the first meet-up in Germany. The meet-up was held at our World of Walas office in Hamburg, and focused on smart cities. Companies discussed the combination of products and solutions to support a sustainable digital transition in cities.

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news | 20-03-2018

World of Walas at Globe 2018

World of Walas and the Dutch Consulate of Vancouver presented at the innovation tradeshow of the GLOBE 2018 conference, a world leading conference for sustainability professionals around the world. Visitors to our booth expressed interest in our signature and ethical development that supports and emphasizes the importance of a community’s DNA.

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events | 15-02-2018

Leading Innovative Building Trends at Buildex 2018

World of Walas is proud to host a diverse community of sustainable and innovative business at our Innovation Pavilion at Buildex 2018. Buildex Vancouver is Western Canada’s largest tradeshow and conference for the Construction, Renovation, Architecture, Interior Design and Property Management industries. With over 600 exhibits, and more than 80 educational seminars, Buildex attracts over 14,000 attendees annually.
For eager attendees of the conference and tradeshow, we will provide some of the best in expertise and products that Europe has to offer. The pavilion covers a variety of key trends in the urban development industry. These trends are sustainable materials, sustainable designs and digitization of cities. As World of Walas, we are thrilled to be the point of access for advancing the adopting of these new building trends of sustainable material, sustainable design and the digitization of cities.

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events | 05-02-2018

Walas to Speak on Innovations at Buildex 2018

On February 14th – 15th 2018, World of Walas will be at Buildex Vancouver 2018 as part of our innovation pavilion to present our expertise in sustainable urban development and innovative building trends. Buildex Vancouver is Western Canada’s largest tradeshow and conference for the Construction, Renovation, Architecture, Interior Design and Property Management industries.

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