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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
Pawel Wargocki Associate Professor at DTU is chair of the plenary session: How the COVID-19 pandemic will reshape the built environment. Photo: Peter Aagaard Brixen
24 AUG

Conference focuses on the importance of ventilation for health

The International Buildings Physics Conference, IBPC, brings together researchers for debate on ventilation in buildings after COVID-19.

Construction and mechanics Building construction Building design Construction materials Indoor climate
COBOD International
19 JUL

Full speed ahead for 3D concrete printers

The Danish company COBOD International manufactures 3D concrete printers for a rapidly expanding international market.

Construction materials Building production and management Building design Building construction
ICON
08 JUL

3 questions about 3D concrete printing

Thomas Juul Andersen is team leader at the Concrete Centre at Danish Technological Institute. He has been working with 3D concrete printing for several years and is leading...

Construction materials Building production and management Building design Building construction
Henning Larsen Architects
04 JUL

3D concrete printing offers both opportunities and challenges

For 3D concrete printing to become a reliable construction technology, both the concrete and the printing process must be fully controlled. Danish engineers, architects...

Construction materials Building production and management Building design Building construction
Mikal Schlosser
01 JUN

Researchers will print organic structures – with cement-free concrete

Researchers are patenting a new concrete recipe which does away with cement—the main carbon dioxide component in concrete. Instead, they are turning to organic substances...

Construction materials Building production and management Building design Building construction
Thomas Hjort Jensen
29 MAY

Students printing walls

In the spring, DTU’s large 3D concrete printer was used by students participating in a competition to develop innovative solutions for printed houses.

Construction materials Building production and management Building design Building construction
BIG
29 MAY

“We’re looking for new architectural expressions”

3D concrete printing will give architects more flexibility and new forms of expression when designing buildings, says Catherine Huang, partner in BIG—Bjarke Ingels...

Construction materials Building production and management Building design Building construction
2020
Prøvehuset ligger på en klippetop i Nuuk. Foto: Peter Aagaard Brixen
15 SEP

Test house marks milestone for Arctic construction research project

The opening of DTU’s test house in Nuuk marks a milestone in the largest Danish construction research project in the Arctic

Construction materials Building design Building construction Indoor climate