fbpx
Top

Previous :
Interview of the month : Maud Bougerol

Next :
The Greencity eco-neighbourhood is coming to life

l'interview shared innovation
Sustainable construction

Wednesday November 1st, 2017

Interview of the month: Julien Ciacci

Julien Ciacci, a Rénovation Privée Project Manager, is here to talk to us about Newlife – a new company that aims to reuse and repurpose construction site materials.

Next :
Biotope: future head office for the EMA in Lille?

0 Comment
Your comment has been sent, thank you! It will appear after validation by the webmaster.

Comment
Comment? opinion? suggestion?

You will also like...

  • Interview of the month: Ramy Saad

    Ramy Saad, energy efficiency and sustainable design engineer at Bouygues Bâtiment International, shares details of European research project “EnergyMatching”, part of the large-scale “Horizon 2020” programme on making energy efficiency improvements to buildings.

  • Worksites made more sustainable with recycled concrete

    Building and Civil Works generates 250 million tonnes of waste per year. Today, only 40% of this waste is reclaimed, yet the Energy Transition Act imposes a threshold of 70%, to be reached by 2020. Transitioning from a traditional, linear economy toward a circular economy means entirely rethinking how we manage a worksite's materials in order to produce in a more sustainable and sensible way.

  • Greener construction, how to build greener?

    Across the world, nearly 200 m3 of concrete is poured every second. It is one of the most widely used industrial products - even more so than oil, especially in construction. In spite of its advantages in terms of land development, it is one of the major sources of CO2 emissions due to its cement content. How to build greener? About one billion tonnes of CO2 is released each year in the world by the cement industry. In the face of such global challenges and future changes in urbanisation, a revolution in construction methods is beginning. How can the construction sector commit to becoming more carbon-free? Can green building meet this challenge?

  • How can we develop and build in the context of “Zero net artificialisation” ?

    23,000 hectares: this is the average annual area of natural, agricultural or forest land reallocated to urbanisation in France over recent years, the equivalent of 2.2 times the area of Paris, 33,000 football pitches or 19 million parking spaces. A figure which makes France one of the worst European students with regard to restraining real-estate development. The impact on biodiversity and CO2 emissions are such that there is an urgent need to hold back this effect. Although the target of Zero net artificialisation (ZAN) was written into the national biodiversity plan in July 2018, the strategy, method and means of bringing this into reality remains to be specified. Likewise the search for a denser, viable and liveable urban development model in large conurbations as well as town centres and small and medium-sized towns.

  • Cities Are Taking Steps to Become Carbon Neutral

    Responsible for 67% of global GHG emissions, cities are on the front line of this challenge. Two high-emissions sectors - transport and construction - are of direct concern to them. What are their margins of manoeuvre and trajectories to become low carbon and carbon neutral? What are the major assets of the local scale?