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Low carbon materials for a healthier world

16:00 - 16:20

Interest in the use of traditional construction and natural materials, such as earth and crop based materials, has grown significantly in recent years as alternatives to energy intensive technologies are sought. Though there have been successes market development of these technologies have remained niche despite over 20 years recent promotion and development. The presentation presents a summary of recent developments, discusses barriers and proposes potential ways forward to increase market development.


  • Professor Pete Walker Director - BRE Centre for Innovative Construction Materials at the University of Bath

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