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Decarbonization

In contrast to conventional methods, which favor structures with load-bearing masonry walls (made of stone, concrete or brick), light construction[...]

Reading time: 6 min 6 min
Decarbonization

Unrivaled Properties Faced with population growth and rapid urbanization, it seems difficult to do without concrete. There are very few other[...]

Reading time: 4 min 4 min
Politics and economics

To make more sustainable construction or renovation choices, professionals can turn to databases listing the environmental impacts of building[...]

Reading time: 5 min 5 min
Politics and economics

It is a race against time: the urgency to address climate change is pushing the construction sector to act fast. The problem: less than 1% of newly[...]

Reading time: 2 min 2 min
Circularity

Can subsoil, a construction derivative largely discarded as waste, become a valuable resource for new buildings?

Reading time: 5 min 5 min
Quality of living

While the major sustainable development policy lines are defined on a governmental scale, local players have room for maneuver in steering the[...]

Reading time: 7 min 7 min