Is Social Sustainability a thing?

The word “sustainability” is often thrown around without giving the term any second thought. People come up with funny ways of using the word to make certain products or services look more desirable. Same applies for the field of architecture, planning and design, where besides the well-known ecological sustainability, the term “social sustainability”, which has … Read moreIs Social Sustainability a thing?

A STUDY TRIP SUMMARY: How I spontaneously explored the New European Bauhaus values

A group of people listening to a guide, while admiring the glass and wood facade with colorful elements of the Umweltbundesamt in Dessau

In this blog article Slávka shares her experience of a study trip to Austria and Germany organized by iEPD, which was focused on sustainable architecture projects and famous sustainable architects. She describes her personal observations and excursion impressions, and concludes with her viewpoint of informal education and how build_shift as an organization aims to support … Read moreA STUDY TRIP SUMMARY: How I spontaneously explored the New European Bauhaus values

Report: One year of posting jobs for the building transformation

A black and green map of Europe showing the countries from which our platform posted jobs. Most of the Europe is filled with color, except few countries such as Czechia, Poland, and a big part of Balkans.

Jobs in sustainable architecture, construction and urbanism are still hard to find. This article dives into our activities of searching and posting jobs, highlighting what we’ve learned on the road and the challenges we’ve faced in finding opportunities in sustainable architecture and related fields. Furthermore, the report gives an insight into the job scene in … Read moreReport: One year of posting jobs for the building transformation