09:00 - 17:00
Concrete Theatre - Stand E80
Royal Victoria Dock,
1 Western Gateway,
Come and visit the Concrete District, one of the futurebuild districts, at Ecobuild 2018. This district will deliver inspiration and information to enable designers to realise the potential of concrete as a sustainable material and discover the range of construction solutions for housing, building and infrastructure.
The Concrete Centre and This is Concrete are working with Ecobuild to deliver three-days of practical guidance on concrete and masonry. Each day will feature a morning and afternoon session comprising a series of short seminars that all address a common theme. Each theme tackles a key sustainability issue and provides practical guidance and case studies for designers and the wider project team through a series of short, focused seminars, there will also be opportunity to ask questions of all the session speakers in a panel Q&A.
Energy Efficiency: Getting the details right
This series of talks gets into the details and provides practical advice to optimise the thermal performance of a buildings enclosure and structure using concrete and concrete blocks or masonry.
Chair: Guy Thompson, Head of Architecture, Housing and Sustainability, MPA The Concrete Centre
Speakers will be available to answer any of your questions at the end of this session.
Top Ten Tips: Achieving good looking concrete
An insight into the design and construction considerations for achieving visual, in-situ and precast concrete. It includes concrete mix specification, formwork design, post-finishing techniques and performance benefits.
Speaker: Elaine Toogood, Senior Architect, MPA The Concrete Centre
Specifying Sustainable and Innovative Concrete
The afternoon session explores the latest advancements in sustainable concrete and provides essential guidance for designers to optimise the sustainability credentials of concrete through specification and design.