140-0103-00L  Bio-Based Construction

SemesterSpring Semester 2022
LecturersG. Habert, A. Evrard
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentOnly for CAS in Regenerative Materials.

AbstractLightweight construction correspond to wooden-framed or prefabricated system fulfilled with a lightweight biobased material. Knowing the technical aspects, limitations and solutions, rules, public market, but also building physic is essential for a good conception and the management of the project.
Objective- Know the different techniques of lightweight construction and good practices to prevent future disorders.
- Understand the specific thermal and hygrothermal behaviour.
- Define the cost and planning strategies.
- Know the recent development of lightweight materials.
- Identify the challenges for the organization of bio-material supply chain in a territory.
LiteratureA list of literature will be offered on a specific online platform, that could be used by all students attending the lectures