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Concluding panel at the LafargeHolcim Forum 2016 (l-r): Rolf Soiron (Switzerland), Maria …
Concluding panel at the LafargeHolcim Forum 2016 (l-r): Rolf Soiron (Switzerland), Maria Atkinson (Australia), Arab Hoballah (France), Edgar Mora Altamirano (Costa Rica) and Rahul Mehrotra (USA).

LafargeHolcim Forum

The LafargeHolcim Forum is a tri-annual series of conferences on the topic of sustainable construction conducted by the Foundation. The multi-day Forum, including workshops and site visits, is an academic platform for architects, engineers, construction professionals and specialists of all generations to exchange information on creating a sustainable built environment and thus advancing sustainable development.

The Forum supports sustainable construction in the scientific field, among experts in the construction sector, business and society, and promotes interdisciplinary dialogue, brings forward new ideas, and examines potential solutions.

LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction

Next symposium

The next symposium will be the 6th LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction on the theme of “Re-materializing Construction”. It will be hosted by the American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt and take place April 4-6, 2019.

6th LafargeHolcim Forum

Last Updated: August 01, 2018
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