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Sustainable Construction & Building Materials

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Sustainable Construction & Building Materials

Sustainable Construction & Building Materials What does sustainable mean? There is no universally agreed definition of sustainability. In fact, there are many different viewpoints on this concept and on how it can be achieved. Etymologically, the word sustainability comes from sustainable + ity. And sustainable is, for instance, a composition of sustain + able. So if we start from the beginning, to <sustain> means “give support to”, “to hold up”, “to bear” or to “keep up”. What is sustainability, then? Sustainable is an adjective for something that is able to be sustained, i.e, something that is “bearable” and “capable of...

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Sustainable construction Our urban future

Our urban future Sustainable construction

Sustainable construction Our urban future

Sustainable construction Our urban future The stories of buildings can best be told by the people who planned, built or designed them. Three BASF customers from Europe, North America and Asia explain how they see sustainability in building projects around the globe. For Jean-Denis Mege, the people who live in a building are the key to its sustainability. He works for the social housing company Foyer Rémois in Reims, France. He believes building sustainably means that housing must remain affordable without losing sight of environmental considerations and the quality of living conditions. In New York City, Michael L. Gentoso and...

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