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2021
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
Henning Larsen Architects
01 JUN

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
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
COBOD International
29 MAY

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
29 MAY

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
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
Foto Colourbox
03 JUN

New research leads to lighter and greener bridges

A recently completed research project revealed the potential for reducing material used for a suspension bridge deck by more than 25 per cent – meaning a saving of...

Bridge constructions Construction materials Building construction
DTU studerende Kristian Ullum Kristensen og Dan Skovgaard Jensen udvikler nye byggematerialer af svamperødder.
30 APR

Boards and insulation of fungi can become new building materials

Fungi grown on residual waste from hemp or cotton can become an alternative to mineral insulation and wood-based boards.

Construction materials Fire prevention technology and safety
Cold Climate student Renato Sperandio Rodrigues from Brazil participating study start at Arctic DTU Campus Sisimiut.
07 FEB

Arctic DTU attracts international students

Arctic DTU Campus Sisimiut attracts international students for Arctic Semester and challenges of extreme engineering.

Polar research Mapping and surveying Ice research Geology Construction and mechanics Construction materials Building design Building construction