Lecture: Anton Maertens, “The Future of Building”

In a rapidly warming climate, with unprecedented heatwaves & flooding, a great carbon reckoning is coming to architecture & construction. Materials management is estimated to represent 67% of total global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Raw earth is abundant, healthy, esthetic and can be produced in a CO2-neutral way. BC materials transforms excavated earth into building materials, through a process of urban mining and circularity. Aiming for a healthy, biobased & beautiful construction, that relinks people with locality.

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