Construction firms

Logistics real estate wins the “gold medal” for investments

A total of €1.7 billion was invested in logistics real estate in 2023, more than a quarter of the entire market. Total logistics assets amounted to 48 million square metres and sales revenue €5.5 billion. These are just a few of the statistics that emerge from the “2024 Report on the Logistics Real Estate Market in Europe and Italy” produced by Scenari Immobiliari in collaboration with SFRE

Working with the sun, the light and the wind

Elisabetta Trezzani has always prioritised environmental protection in her design projects. During the years she has spent working at the Renzo Piano Building Workshop, she has explored the theme of sustainability, searching constantly for new solutions tailored to the specific needs of the building and its context

Progetto CCS4CER partner

Converting waste into a resource using CO2

A research project, coordinated by the Ceramic Center, studying the possibility of using the CO2 generated in the ceramic tile production process to mineralize certain wastes, thus obtaining secondary raw materials for the building sector, with a view to the circular economy

European edition of the Tile Competition launched

Entries open for Ceramics of Italy and Cersaie's international architecture competition, which rewards the best architectural works carried out using Italian ceramic surfaces

LEED certification: what it is and how it is applied

The use of Italian ceramic tiles helps to achieve the main environmental sustainability certifications

The new visual for Cersaie

The interplay between architectural space, projects and people is the concept behind the 2024 poster for the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings, which will be held in Bologna from 23 to 27 September

Real estate market, falling volumes and selective dynamics

The high and sharply increasing level of mortgage rates has transformed the market, favouring the logistics and renewable energy infrastructure segments

Decarbonisation of building materials

The CA4BM study of building material decarbonisation was presented at Cersaie with a focus on ceramic products. The Italian ceramic industry is already investing heavily in improving its environmental performance

Italian clay products: a material that is friendly to humans and the environment

The construction industry is devoting increasing attention to human health and the environment. Today, the performance of construction products must take into account not only supply, installation and maintenance issues but also the impact of products on the natural environment and the healthiness of the building.

Creating healthy environments with Italian heavy clay products

In recent years, the European Commission has issued a series of directives aimed at reducing the environmental impact of buildings. nZEBs (Nearly Zero Energy Buildings) are buildings with almost zero energy consumption based on construction models typical of northern Europe.