Kick-off Event in Salzburg Region on April 28th, 2010
On April 28th, 2010 a large kick-off event took place in the baroque palace of Urstein near Salzburg/Austria, visited by over 100 people. The title was „Renovation between the conflicting priorities of tradition and innovation“. Representatives of economy and politics from Austria and Bavaria – including ÖkR. Simon Illmer, President of the Regional Parliament of Salzburg, and DI Rudolf Scherzer, Vice-President of the Bavarian Chamber of Architects – took part in a panel discussion. The Project Manager Dr. Karlheinz Valtl explained the special linkage of traditional building types with innovative energy technology in the AlpHouse project.
AlpBC and AlpHouse are projects of the European Union (EU) in cooperation with the Working Group of Alpine Countries (ArgeAlp), lead by the Chamber of Trade and Crafts for Munich and Upper Bavaria (HWK)