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6th Forum: “Re-Materializing Construction”
The Holcim Forum is a series of conferences on sustainable construction conducted by the Foundation that takes place every three years. The 6th Forum was held at the American University of Cairo (AUC), Egypt on April 4-6, 2019. Read more »
5th Forum: “Infrastructure Space”
Leading thinkers from architecture, civil engineering, urban planning, social science, business, and industry from 40 countries met in Detroit at the 5th International LafargeHolcim Forum. The three-day symposium and examined how to deliver long-term infrastructure that is aligned with sustaining human habitat. Read more »
4th Forum: “Economy of Sustainable Construction”
About 400 representatives of various industries and disciplines from around 40 countries examined the economic facets and significant economic potential of sustainable construction. The fourth Forum at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) in Mumbai, India developed an holistic understanding of sustainable construction – that takes into consideration the great significance of economy. Read more »
3rd Forum: “Re-inventing Construction”
The third Forum examined how architecture, engineering and construction must evolve so that considerations of sustainability are automatically embedded in the way that the built environment is designed, constructed, used and recycled. More than 270 experts from 39 countries met at Universidad Iberoamericana (IBERO) in Mexico City, Mexico. Read more »
2nd Forum: “Urban_Trans_Formation”
The second Forum at Tongji University in Shanghai, China examined approaches to sustainable urban development. More than 250 experts from around the world discussed and shared their concepts for meeting present-day needs for housing and infrastructure without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs in times to come. Read more »
1st Forum 2004: “Basic Needs”
The first Forum was held at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich). Under the banner of “Basic Needs”, experts and students from all over the world gathered to examine a wide variety of topics surrounding housing, water supplies and road access, as essential elements of society’s infrastructure. Read more »
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