Promoting and Rewarding Sustainable Construction

Identity can be understood only on site

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Local resources – Leveraging regional skills and metabolism

How is sustainability regionally characterized? With which local strategies can barriers to sustainable designs and construction be overcome? A working group at the 4th International Holcim Forum in Mumbai concluded that the “Triple Zero Manifesto” (asserting that the construction of buildings should consume no fossil fuels, produce no emissions, and leave behind no waste) does not go far enough – because it does not cover the behavior of people, which still remains completely unsustainable.

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