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Orange Workshop – Catch 22: Material needs versus material impact

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Orange Workshop – Catch 22: Material needs versus material impact

Rethinking the supply chain and improving the efficiency of materials framed by three questions: what is the right material, what is the best material, and how can we minimize material use.

Experts

Karen Scrivener
Moderator Karen Scrivener Professor and Head of Laboratory of Construction Materials, Department of Materials, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL Lausanne), Switzerland Read CV »
Harry Gugger
Moderator Harry Gugger Professor for Architectural & Urban Design, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL Lausanne), Switzerland; member of the Board and of the Academic Committee, LafargeHolcim Foundation Read CV »
Elise Berodier
Elise Berodier Scientist & Project Leader, Laboratory of Construction & Architecture (FAR), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EFPL Lausanne), Switzerland Read CV »
John Orr
John Orr University Lecturer in Concrete Structures and EPSRC Early Career Fellow, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom Read CV »
Albert Pope
Albert Pope Gus Sessions Wortham Professor of Architecture, School of Architecture, Rice University, USA Read CV »
Henri Van Damme
Henri Van Damme emeritus Professor of Thermodynamics & Materials, Ecole de Physique et Chimie Industrielles de Paris (ESPCI Paris), France Read CV »
Yamei Zhang
Yamei Zhang Professor and Associate Dean, School of Materials Science & Engineering, Southeast University, China Read CV »
 

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Forum Details
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Re-materializing Construction
April 4 to April 6, 2019

 

Location
Cairo, Egypt
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