GTBL Pilot Blog

Weekly posts from the ongoing pilot project ‘Green Transformable Building Lab’ (GTBL description)

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Wooden roof casettes assembled

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Reversible wooden roof cassettes have been assembled within the metal frame of the GTB lab module. They have been produced by the Delft based start up: The NewMakers.

05/12/2018

Triple glass panels with integrated heating

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Triple glass panels with integrated glass heating are being produced by Pilkington for GTB Lab module. They are fully prefabricated through an automated production process.

28/11/2018

First reversible steel module produced this week

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At the ODS work-place in Ridderkerk (NL), the first GTB Lab reversible steel module has been produced this week.
ODS – belonging to the international JANSEN group – specialises in façade profiles and is one of the biggest suppliers of steel profiles in the Netherlands.

22/11/2018

Sharing GTB Lab concept with stakeholders

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On 29 October, at the International GTB Lab Symposium on sponsored by Regio Parkstad, Rabo Bank and IBA Parkstad 2020
the concept and learning points form GTB Lab have been shared with broad stakeholders’ group.

13/11/2018

Reversible components to build floors, roofs & façades

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We are preparing the production of multifunctional and exchangeable wooden modules to function as reversible floor, roof & façade components in the GTB Lab. TheNewMakers from Delft and 4D architects from Amsterdam are collaborating with ODS from Barendrecht.

06/10/2018

Glass panes produced with zero waste

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We produced the first glass for the GTB lab to form its reversible tripel Thermo Heat Glas modules. Thanks to the size standardization of the modules and panels we achieved zero waste during the production process.

24/10/2018

Solar glass panel innovation shared

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The Green Transformable Building Lab found a solution for collecting energy from the solar glass panel. This junction box module will also be used in another H2020 project: Integration of energy harvesting at building and district level (EEB-07-2017).

17/10/2018

GTB Lab modular system is prepared

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Final Preparations for the production of the reversible GTB Lab modular system have started in collaboration with 4D architects, ODC, Pilkington, New Makers and Rodeca.

09/10/2018