ABOUT THE EVENT
Holcim Forum - "Basic Needs" September 16/17, 2004
The first ever Holcim Forum for Sustainable Construction was held at the ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology). Under the banner of "Basic Needs", experts and students from all over the world gathered to take part in workshops, debates, and lectures on a wide variety of topics surrounding housing, water supplies and road access, as essential elements of society's infrastructure.
Participants included architects, planners, developers, scientists, engineers and representatives from business, politics, administration, and society at large, as well as promising international students from leading technical universities from across the world.