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Paper submission   The postponement of the Symposium allows us to welcome paper proposals until 31st May 2020.  
Post date: 30 Apr 2020
Type: News

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   The 2nd international conference on Circularity in the Built Environment (CiBEn) aims at becoming a major point of contact between researchers, engineers and practitioners in the area of green and sustainable construction. These topics call for a multi-disciplinary approach involving various research fields and expertise.
Post date: 29 Apr 2020
Type: Event

Are we living a material crisis (and not a climate one)? This video discusses why material scarcity is a challenge that might be even more important than the current climate crisis (check original link).   
Post date: 29 Apr 2020
Type: Link

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   Présentation de l'événement  
Post date: 28 Apr 2020
Type: Event

Raw materials are essential to securing a transition to green energy technologies and for achieving the goals outlined in the European Green Deal. To meet the future energy demand through renewables, the power sector will face a massive deployment of wind and solar PV technologies. As result, the consumption of raw materials necessary to manufacture wind turbines and photovoltaic panels is expected to increase drastically in the coming decades.
Post date: 24 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

The Lycée pour Professions de Santé in Ettelbruck, now the largest wooden building in the Grand Duchy, is a pilot project. It is indeed the first Luxembourg public building with positive energy. It is also the first in Luxembourg to aim for a "Minergie-P- ECO" certification. In addition to the comfort of the occupants, which reaches its highest level thanks to this certification, it is also the ecological footprint of the building that has been at the centre of attention since the design phase.  
Post date: 19 Apr 2020
Type: Case

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.  
Post date: 17 Apr 2020
Type: Event

Scottish startup Kenoteq has launched the K-Briq – a more sustainable building brick that is unfired and made of 90 per cent construction waste. Invented by engineering professor Gabriela Medero at Edinburgh's Heriot-Watt University, the K-Briq generates less than a tenth of the carbon emissions in its manufacture than a regular brick.   Medero spent over 10 years developing the product at the Scottish university, driven by the desire to reduce the environmental impact of the construction industry.  
Post date: 7 Apr 2020
Type: News

Due to the current situation, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.
Post date: 2 Apr 2020
Type: Event

Due to the current situation, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.  
Post date: 24 Mar 2020
Type: Event