Cristina Galan: Climate Concrete – old resources, new ways

How can porous concrete be used in architecture in such a way that it can improve the comfort conditions and the energy efficiency of buildings? This was the lead question of the “Climate Concrete” Research and Development Workshop, organized by the Department of Industrialized Edification and Environment of UIC Barcelona School of Architecture in partnership with the Catalan architecture office PICH Architects and the global construction materials supplier – CEMEX.

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Global Tall Building Studio, at Manipal University Dubai

Dubai is a unique example of a city that has witnessed an Architectural development which has put itself in the global world map. The changing skyline is an example of transformation of the city in the past few decades to create architectural marvels. The Manipal University Dubai School of Design & Architecture, with which the UIC Barcelona has a Mobility Programme agreement, will host a new edition of the Global Tall Building Studio, in April 2017*.

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