Europe’s industrial strategy must combine decarbonisation and circularity while acknowledging the principles of economic development and maintain a level playing field. Construction is the backbone of the EU economy and will play an important role in this transition if, together, we:
Post date: 16 May 2019
The conference will facilitate the meeting of international participants interested in the recent advances in the art, practice and theory of designing and building infrastructures in which the structural and architectonic values are consciously combined and the contribution of each other is mutually enhanced.
Post date: 10 May 2019
In the nine years since the last edition of the Procura+ Manual was published, much has changed.
Post date: 5 Mar 2019
Construma is centered on sustainability and environmental consciousness. The exhibition illustrates all product groups needed for construction and renovation: building materials, doors, windows, insulation and much more, even including construction machinery, tools and methods.
Post date: 23 Jan 2019
MADE expo is Italy’s most important trade show for the Building & Construction industry and also one of Europe’s most significant events dedicated to the Architecture and the Construction sectors.
4 dedicated Exhibitions under one roof encompassing the best the market has to offer in terms of materials, construction systems, windows & doors, building envelope solutions, finishes, surfaces, software & hardware.
Post date: 8 Jan 2019
The Infacoma expo, faithful to quality for 35 years, will be held in February 2019 with the aim to support all developments in the building and construction industry. At Infacoma Athens, the professional visitors and the general public can be informed about trends in renovation, construction, "green" construction, cutting-edge products and the solutions they offer, the upgrading of buildings, as well as proposals of modern architecture.
Post date: 7 Dec 2018
The originality of the Sustainable Bio & Waste Resources project for Construction (SB&WRC) in the framework of the European Interreg Territorial Cooperation Program France (Channel) England lies notably in its method: designing prototypes of building materials based on existing common agricultural waste and co-products that are widely available and underutilized (in the area) within the defined perimeter. In this, the project is directly rooted in the geographic area and in a logic of cross-border cooperation.
Post date: 18 Oct 2018
Around 461 million ton/year of C&DW are generated in EU28. Recent studies on the characterization of C&DW samples at European level revealed a predominant fraction of concrete (52% average). Over the last years, novel technology has been developed aiming to guarantee high quality recycled concrete aggregates for use in new concrete, thereby closing the concrete loop.
Post date: 29 Jun 2018
Information on construction products is heavily regulated at European level by Regulation EC 305/2011 (Construction Products Regulation or CPR). Manufacturers are obliged by this law to declare the performance of most construction products according to the relevant harmonised standards. The CPR sets the framework for the common technical language which is detailed by the relevant harmonised product standard, until now in a written format. The common technical language of the harmonised standards does not yet include digitalisation.
Post date: 28 Nov 2017
What about GMOs in our homes?
Adopting biobased materials in home building can slash construction costs, but is Europe ready to put aside its fears about GM products?
One of the main contributors of CO2 emissions are the homes we live in. In the EU, buildings are responsible for 36% of CO2emissions and 40% of energy consumption.
Post date: 9 Oct 2017