R E A P Resource Efficiency in Architecture and Planing
HafenCity University Hamburg (HCU) is dedicated to the urban built environment in its physical, ecological, socio-economic and aesthetic dimensions. A new university bringing together different disciplines and approaches to research, teaching and practice as they concern the urban environment. The REAP Group
Resource Efficiency in Architecture and Planning (REAP) is an interdepartmental group. It aims to advance research and teaching in resource efficient technology and management in the building and urban technical services sectors. Its primary focus is on promoting the diffusion of existing environmental building and urban services technologies, bringing them “from the shelf” into the world. This involves integrating novel environmental technology and management strategies into architectural and urban design while understanding and addressing barriers to implementation.