News & Events

HouseEurope! aims to raise awareness about the dangers of demolition and the potential of renovation. Events, lectures, exhibitions, and interviews are an important part of the awareness campaign to build a strong international network and reach our ambitious goals. Stay informed by signing up for the newsletter, discover more about the ECI process, or write to HouseEurope! for lecture or speaking inquiries.

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→ Architecture Day Berlin
29.06.2024 – 30.06.2024, San Gimignano Lichtenberg

→ International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam
29.06.2024 – 13.10.2024, New Institute Rotterdam

HouseEurope! is excited to announce its participation in the "Nature of Hope" exhibition at the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR) 2024. This year’s biennale, themed around hope and nature, explores how architectural practices can contribute to a sustainable future by integrating ecological methods and promoting biodiversity.

→ Jahrestagung – Wohnraumförderung Städtebauförderung Bayern 2024
11.07.2024, 10:30 – 16:15, Bürgerhaus Lechner Bräu, Baunach

→ Press Conference
17.10.2024, TBA, Flughafen Tempelhof Berlin

HouseEurope! will present the campaign and legal proposal at a press conference held at Tempelhofer Feld. This event will feature an introduction to the initiative, outline its goals, and highlight our international partners. The first segment is reserved for selected international media representatives.

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→ ECI Registration (Summer 2024)
In June 2024, the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) will be officially registered with the European Commission. This step involves submitting the initiative's proposal and getting approval to start collecting signatures.

→ Start Voting Period (January 2025)
The voting period for the ECI begins in January 2025. This marks the start of the campaign where citizens across the EU can begin to support the initiative by signing online via a central EU page. The link will be available as soon as the voting starts.

→ Campaign and Voting Period (January 2025 – December 2025)
From January to December 2025, the campaign and voting period will be in full swing. During this time, the goal is to gather at least one million signatures from citizens in at least seven different EU member states, represented by the National Organizing Members.

→ End Voting Period (2026)
The voting period will officially end in 2026. All collected signatures will be submitted for verification to ensure they meet the required thresholds.

→ Submission and Consideration (2026)
Once the signatures are verified, the ECI will be presented to the European Parliament and the European Commission. They will review the initiative and start the procedure of negotiation and implementation.

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→ Lecture at Domus Academy
15.05.2024, 17:30, Domus Academy Milan

Olaf Grawert will present the initiative followed by a discussion, moderated by Federica Sofia Zambeletti (Founder of KoozArch) with panelists Giancarlo Tancredi (Councillor for Urban Regeneration of Milan Municipality), Nicola Russi (Architect and Founder of Laboratorio Permanente), and Ann Tuteur (Senior Advisor of Maroni & Associati).

→ Lecture at Milano Arch Week 2023
10.06.2023, 20:00, Triennale Milano
Arno Brandlhuber and Jolene Lee on behalf of HouseEurope!

→ Lecture at Prada Frames: Materials in Flux - A Symposium curated by Formafantasma
19.04.2023, 14:00, Milan

Arno Brandlhuber and Olaf Grawert on behalf of HouseEurope!