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How to Build Climate Protection

Join natureplus and its partners for a European-wide event series on “How to Build Climate Protection”. The natureplus Europe Event Series 2021 will take place both online and on-site from 12 to 22 October 2021.

natureplus and the national representatives Agrodome, ASBP, Baubioswiss, EOS, IBO as well as VIBE invite you to a 10 day event series focusing on building materials that help build climate protection. The natureplus Europe Event Series 2021 will reflect on the environmental impacts of the major structural construction materials, the advantages bio-based do offer and on tools and policies that help recognise and encourage carbon sequestration.

Across six events, building experts will discuss how to reduce the environmental impacts of building materials and how to leverage their potential instead - for example by carbon sequestration. Get in touch with the innovative initative "Bauhaus der Erde" at the kick-off symposium. Here the carbon capture potential as offered by bio based materials will be the main topic. The Alliance of Sustainable Building Products will reflect on the steps made by major players in the construction products industry regarding environmental impacts by hosting a web seminar called Future Footprints. Finally a discussion among Austrian building professionals will reveal how the Austrian cement industry sees its role in the climate crisis and its contribution to solve it. Site visits and exhibitions finally demonstrate that usability, appealing design and sustainability go hand in hand in ecological building materials, while at the same time being applicable right away.

The event series is realized also thanks to the generous support of our sponsors Baufritz & GUTEX.

All events at a glance:

  • October 12th, 14:00 - 17:00 CEST - natureplus kick-off symposium:
    Carbon capture and storage for free? Bio-based building materials - Europe-wide updates on policy and tools
    Learn more.
  • October 13th, 10:00 - 17:00 CEST - Site visits organized by VIBE & EOS
    Factory Visit of the Gramitherm factory and IsoHemp building site.
    Learn more.
  • October 14th, 13:30 - 15:30 CEST, Future Footprints web seminar by ASBP & Green Register
    Timber, steel and concrete: A carbon comparison
    Learn more.
  • October 16th, time tbd, Exhibition and Presentation by Agrodome
    Visit of the Pavilion "Exploded View"
    Learn more.
  • October 20th, time tbd, Exhibition and Presentation by Agrodome
    Visit of the WoonWijzerWinkel Exhibition Limburg
    Learn more.
  • October 21st, 17:00 - 18:30 CEST, online discussion by IBO
    Carbon neutral by 2050 – the roadmap of the Austrian Cement Industry
    Learn more.

For detailed info and registration please visit the event series page.

*This event is part of the natureplus project "Baustoffwende" and financially supported by the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) and the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety.

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