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Building the future means designing solutions that ensure that the buildings of today and tomorrow contribute, throughout their life cycle, to the wellbeing of each person and to protecting the environment.
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As you all know, in April 2019 a massive fire ravaged Paris’s cathedral commonly known as the “old lady”. But after grieving, comes the time to act and rebuild this monument, so fundamental to Paris’s cultural identity. To guide you through the different challenges raised by this reconstruction project, we will speak about Notre Dame’s reconstruction through the prism of materials.
In this episode we will discuss about how politics, builders, and architects aim to face the accelerated trend of urbanization looking for solutions to provide sustainable housing and buildings at an affordable price. What are the current and future techniques and key materials to build an environment-friendly, comfortable and low energy building? Are these materials as relevant all over the world? or are these specific solutions for industrialized countries?