Sustainable construction

Sustainable construction

Construction in which the impacts of building activity on resources, biodiversity and ecosystem services are accounted for as part of the life cycle of the project. The desired outcome of sustainable construction is for no negative impact on financial, natural, and social capital over the lifetime of the project.
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Global construction materials and solutions leader LafargeHolcim will give awards to professionals who can showcase sustainable construction solutions along with architectural excellence.
As part of its ongoing commitment to support sustainable construction, Aggregate Industries, a proud member of LafargeHolcim, is once again calling on the UKs best in the industry to enter LafargeHolcims global competition to find the true pioneers of sustainable construction.
Birmingham City University invited Maggie Fennell, a recognised green roof expert from Boningale Nurseries, to deliver a series of guest seminars this month on sustainable construction to Landscape Architecture and Construction Project Management students.
In the recent past, end-user demands for more resource-efficient homes and offices have also furthered sustainable construction practices around the world.
Her primary research interest is 'Structural/Material Engineering' with an emphasis on studying the behaviour of concrete structures made of sustainable construction materials and the use of sustainable composite-based systems to strengthen concrete structures.
The LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction was also attended by the Swiss ambassador in Cairo Paul Garnier, Lafarge Egypt CEO Hussein Mansi, British architect Norman Foster and over 1,500 guests from Egypt and 52 countries.
Roland KE[micro]hler, chairperson of LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction, said that the challenges we are facing today are global issues.
The 1st Young Builders Challenge is inspired by the LafargeHolcim Foundation's Sustainable Construction Competition - Next Generation.
Science and Sustainable Construction. 978-1-6828-2255-5.
CSC aims to improve concrete sector transparency and highlight concrete's essential role in creating a sustainable construction sector by securing recognition in green procurement government policies and building rating systems.
According to Buildabroad [4], the availability of sustainable construction materials is on the rise, with new innovations and sourcing of materials that are not detrimental to the environment and are designed to enhance the energy efficiency of buildings.
ABSTRACT: The objective of this research is to explore the level of readiness among construction practitioners in Sarawak in implementing and adapting sustainable construction in their practice.
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