ECOWEEK is an international non-governmental
non-profit organization with the mission to raise awareness on environmental
issues, Climate Change and to promote the principles of Sustainability.
Established in Greece in 2005, ECOWEEK is active in more than 15 countries
with a Network of students and young professionals in more than 40 countries
around the world. ECOWEEK is about education, co-operation
and sustainable design. ECOWEEK programs are inspired by the vision
of Egyptian architect Hassan Fathy to empower young professionals
to benefit their communities.
ECOWEEK ... habits change ... climate change
11 August 2015
DESIGN CONTEST FOR YOUNG DESIGNERS -Registration OPEN!
Submission deadline EXTENDED to September 10, 2015!
A creative, smart, futuristic and beautiful
winning design can get you a 3-month paid internship to Shenzhen, China,
where you can see your design developed and manufactured! The
submission deadline EXTENDED to September 10, 2015. So
11 August 2015
ECOWEEK welcomes a new collaboration with SKETCHUP!
SKETCHUP the most intuitive and easy to learn and use 3-d software is
supporting ECOWEEK Workshops with Pro licenses for fully-operational
software during the ECOWEEK Workshops. For easy 3-d models that make
the ECOWEEK proposals easier to communicate!
11 August 2015
ECOWEEK welcomes collaboration with DETAIL magazine!
DETAIL the portal for architecture and construction: news, trends and
inspiration for architects and structural engineers joins ECOWEEK activity
in Thessaloniki! ECOWEEK participants will get free access to the
INSPIRATION online database for architects, including about
2,400 DETAIL projects from over 30 years.
18 July 2015
ECOWEEK 2015 in Thessaloniki - Early Registration OPEN!
Hosting architects, designers and scientists on nanotechnology building
materials, ECOWEEK 2015 is taking place in Thessaloniki on November
Featuring lectures, sustainable design
experimental workshops using recycled and reclaimed materials, and innovative
material of nanotechnology, films, panels discussions, and exhibition
and project presentations. With the participation of experts and students
from Greece, Germany, Holland, Spain, Denmark, Leichtenstein, and Kosovo.
ECOWEEK is about education, training, cooperation, networking and sustainable
design. Don't miss it! Early registration is open! More
28 March 2015
ECOWEEK in Cairns, North Queensland, Australia! May 29-June
Join ECOweek in Cairns, North Queensland in Australia, a week long festival
showcasing North Queensland communities and their individual eco-events.
ECOweek is based on a simple idea – let's all hold our own separate
eco-festivals and green business / marketing events at the same time
of year to showcase North Queensland's commitment to environmental stewardship,
community wellbeing and economic prosperity. New and existing festivals,
events and green business promotions are invited to register on the
events calendar to benefit from networking opportunities and ECOweek
7 February 2014
ECOWEEK & HIT: Ecological Gardens in public schools and
The ECOWEEK GREENHOUSE and 15 Holon Institute of Technology 3rd year
Interior and Industrial Design students, just completed a semester of
design, planning, logistics and implementation of small to medium scale
interventions in public schools and community centers in Holon. The
projects were implemented - partially or fully - with the students and
the local community. The projects included an ecological garden at the
Maginim Elementary School, community yards at the Neot Shoshanim and
Neot Rachel Community Centers in Holon, and the furnishings for the
sustainability mobile unit garden at Ramat Israel Community Center in
Tel Aviv. View video
6 September 2013
Copenhagen: 17 ECOWEEK projects chosen to be realized in Northwest
NEWS from KEA - School of Design and Technology: The President of the
Local Committee of the Northwest area of Copenhagen, Alex Heick, announced
that the Municipality of Copenhagen has decided to use 17 of the ECOWEEK
solutions (out of 26) in the realization of the projects! The projects
include: apartment block pathways, climate change adaptation, active
gardens and urban farming, a new park in Emaljehaven, environmentally
aware playgrounds, therapy gardens, a street market (image to left,
group 2.8), new bike sheds, a new car park, the reuse of an abandoned
office building, rainwater draining, and a 'green' extension of Karen's
of chosen projects | View
Read about ECOWEEK
ECOWEEK 2013 : THE WORKSHOPS
The ECOWEEK 2013 catalogue including projects in the Middle
East - Tel Aviv, Azaryia, and Bat Yam - and a complication of ECOWEEK
workshop and GREENHOUSE projects since 2009 in Athens, Thessaloniki,
Milano, Rome, Krakow, Belgrade, Jerusalem, Azaryia, Al-Wallajeh, Tiberias,
Tel Aviv, Holon, Rishon, and more cities around the world. Read
ECOWEEK is a partner in the EU Program:
A World You Like with a Climate You Like
ECOWEEK is an official partner in the new EU initiative for Climate
Change launched in London on October 8, 2012. "Our ambition for
a low-carbon society is not some distant future. It's all about jobs
now. It's about the innovation and competitiveness which we can harness
today for a better tomorrow' said Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner
for Climate Action. Read