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Sector development project Circular construction and building sector, Technical University of Denmark, DTU. Photo Shutterstock.
14 OCT

Circular construction improves utilization of resources

A sector development report from DTU recommends that the players in the construction sector join forces on large test projects and scaling of circular construction.

Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage Waste management Environment and pollution Life cycle analysis Innovation and product development Construction materials Building design
Renovering af byggeri giver størst bæredygtighed. Foto: Tove Lading.
28 SEP

Building renovation produces greatest sustainability

A lifecycle assessment of four building types in Greenland shows potential for greater sustainability when renovating existing buildings made of concrete.

Construction materials Waste management CO2 separation and CO2 storage Transport economy
Photo: Colourbox
16 SEP

Alliance with Singapore is to start green wave in shipping

To achieve the Danish government’s goal of climate-neutral shipping in 2050, DTU has entered into an alliance with NTU in Singapore, the aim being for the universities...

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Ships and offshore constructions
Waves. Photo: Colourbox
27 APR

4,000 cubic metres of granite to protect fauna and coasts

How can we combine coastal protection with greater biodiversity? A new DTU project aims to investigate this topic.

Coasts and harbours Ecosystems Fisheries and fish stocks
2019
Foto: Torben Eskerod
03 DEC

New cement recipe lowers carbon footprint in construction

Danish researchers, together with cement and concrete producers, have developed a new type of carbon-saving cement that can be used to produce concrete. At DTU, researchers...

Construction materials CO2 separation and CO2 storage
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
02 JUL

Roskilde Festival sustainability lab for students

For the tenth time, a group of DTU students used Roskilde Festival as an outdoor laboratory for testing new technologies that can make the festival more sustainable and...

Electricity supply Energy efficiency Wind energy Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship Waste management Building design
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
20 MAY

Human impact on indoor climate is being mapped

Advanced climate chamber measurements provide new knowledge about human emissions and impact on indoor climate in buildings.

Indoor climate Ecosystems Air pollution CO2 separation and CO2 storage Environment and pollution Construction and mechanics
Photo: The Velux Foundations
28 JAN

Four DTU researchers chosen as Villum Young Investigators

Four young DTU researchers will each receive DKK 10 million for their research. This takes place at the annual appointment of Villum Young Investigators, at which VILLUM...

Aquaculture Hardware and components Telecommunication Building design Building construction Health and diseases Ecosystems
2018
Photo: Joachim Rode
04 DEC

Ice splinters marked the inauguration of new laboratories

On Wednesday, 28 November, HRH Crown Prince Frederik spearheaded the inauguration of two new laboratories.

Earth sciences Materials Environment and pollution Geology Polar research Construction materials Indoor climate
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
28 NOV

Crushed mining waste can replace cement

Mining waste can replace up to ten per cent of the cement used in concrete without compromising the strength of the materials.

Construction materials Building construction Climate change Environment and pollution Waste management