Such Was World Green Building Week in Prague

World Green Building Week was held in Prague from 19th to 23rd September 2011. The event was declared by the World Green Building Council to draw attention to potential of green building.

A similar project was organized in 2009 for the first time. Local Green Building Councils all over the world are involved in the project. Last year 25 countries took part, this year it was over 50 countries involved.

The program in Prague was following:

19. Sept

09:00 - 18:00

Open Day of the Czech Green Building Council, HUB Praha, Drtinova 10, Praha 5


09:30 - 10:30


Business model of green buildings
Jaroslav Pašmik, Director for communication and project development, CZGBC


11:00 - 12:00


How to use the potential of energy savings in buildings?
Radim Stoklasa, Energy Efficiency Ambassador, Schneider Electric


19:00 - 21:00
Opening party - World Green Building Week, HUB Praha, Drtinova 10, Praha 5



20. Sept





09:30 - 10:30


10:30 - 11:30


Urban development of Prague, the most important milestones and ideas for future 
Ing. arch. Jan Sedlák, city planner, Head of atelier FA ČVUT, member of the Institute of urbanism FA ČVUT
The potential of automatically controlled shading in residential buildings and the concept of active house
Tomáš Habel, Velux


11:30 - 12:30


History and future of glass in construction and it´s application in green building
Martin Najman, AGC Glass Europe


15:00 - 16:30 Guided tour to City Green Court - pre-certification LEED Platinum



21. Sept


13:00 - 14:00


New trends in brickmaking
Pavel Heinrich, HELUZ


14:00 - 15:00


Building Information Modeling - current architectural practice
Ing. arch., ČKA. Boris Vološin, Cígler Marani Architects (finally the representant of SKANSKA)


15:00 - 16:00


Carpet trends
Lukáš Novotný, InterfaceFLOR


17:00 - 18:00 Cocktail in the National Theatre



22. Sept
09:00  - 18:00 Open Day of the Czech Green Building Council, HUB Praha, Drtinova 10, Praha 5



23. Sept


09:30 - 11:00


Energy Efficiency in Buildings - Requirements after 2013 concerning EPBD II in Visegrad countries


11:00 - 12:30 Energy Efficiency in Buildings - Requirements after 2013 concerning EPBD II in Visegrad countries

The World Green Building Week was attended by more than 100 experts from various fields of construction industry.