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> AIM-ES Guidelines document available now !


The evolution of industrial processes offers innovative techniques for the retrofitting of building envelopes: Architectural Industrialised Multifunctional Envelope Systems (AIM-ES). The old building is ‘wrapped’ with a new envelope made of large prefabricated elements, mounted on top of the existing walls. Much information related to prefabricated envelope systems for retrofitting is already available in literature […]


Retrofitting Thursday 3-12-15_thumb43

More than 70 participants joined us for an afternoon with interesting presentations and discussion on Thursday 3 december 2015 at the Retrofitting Thursday “Industrialisation and prefabrication of building systems for renovation”. Information on the program and the presentations are available on the event page. Some impressions below:  

> RETROFITTING THURSDAYS Industrialisation and prefabrication of building systems


On Thursday 3 December 2015, the strategic platform Brussels Retrofit XL organises a KNOWLEDGE SESSION on INDUSTRIALISATION AND PREFABRICATION OF BUILDING SYSTEMS FOR RETROFITTING. In an era where speed, accuracy, health, flexibility, ease of use and automatization are getting more important every day, new building methods focusing on industrialisation and prefabrication gain interest. Systems that […]

> Series of events: Retrofitting Thursdays


In the autumn of 2015, the strategic platform Brussels Retrofit XL organises its “Retrofitting Thursdays”, a series of events related to retrofitting activities in the Brussels Region. The sessions are organised according to different themes and aim to guide building professionals through innovative renovation practices relevant in an urban context. Thursday 26 november 2015  KNOWLEDGE […]

> Successful AIM-ES workshop – photo gallery

M. de Bouw / Buildwise

On December 10, 2014 a workshop was organised in Brussels on the use of industrial prefabricated facade systems. The AIM-ES research team, as well as some national and international speakers presented work on the use of prefabricated facade modules in building retrofitting. A larger audience from Brussels and its vicinity showed up. Some pictures below.

> Information session – Industrial facade renovation


The AIM-ES project team organizes on Wednesday 10 December 2014 an information session about the experiences with and the use of industrialized façade renovation systems. In addition to a presentation of the results of the AIM-ES study, a number of (inter)national speakers will be sharing their experiences with these techniques by presenting some practical examples. […]