Designing The Sustainable Supermarket Of The Future

The Austrians take a different approach to higher education. Instead of sending all of their young people off to a cloistered institution to emerge 4 years later with mountains of debt and a Bachelor’s degree, they encourage them to learn skills that will help them earn a living and be productive members of society. The University of Applied Sciences in Salzburg, Austria has a Smart Building program that teaches students how to design and build residential and commercial buildings using sustainable materials that maximize energy efficiency. “The course Smart Building offers a holistic approach. Planning and innovation are essential, yet we never forget that the focus is on the user. After all, we build houses for people!” explains Markus Leeb, project manager for the Smart Building of the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg. The university partners with SPAR, a large s...

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