Local: Universidade do Minho - Escola de Arquitetura, Arte e Design
On November 27th, students, professionals and industries from the construction sector will gather at the seminar promoted by the School of Architecture, Art and Design at Minho University. A 2-hour event dedicated to architecture students. An event that presents itself as an opportunity to create a close relationship between students and industries in the sector. The seminar will be an open stage for discussing challenges and opportunities at the forefront of sustainable construction.
The welcoming of participants will be carried out by Professors Paulo Mendonça and André Fontes from the University of Minho. The event will begin by the presentation of an ideas competition "The planet needs you" by Arch. Carla Rego, from Portal da Sustainable construction.
The seminar will be attended by several relevant industries in the construction materials sector, including SECIL, with the theme "Verdi Zero Concrete - Carbon Neutral Concrete", Rockwool through the presentation of its rock wool insulation solutions, Extrusal with the presentation of its efficient and sustainable aluminum windows and doorss systems and finally, Revigrés with its ceramic coatings.
The closing will consist of an open panel discussion, in which participants will have the opportunity to ask questions to the speakers and further explore the complexities and opportunities related to the topic of sustainable construction.