1·Lectures with Rens Borgers

Thursday 5 April 2018, 20:00 - 22:00 hrs.
Academy of Architecture
Waterlooplein 211-213
1011 PG Amsterdam

Happy Healthy Hemp Building
Rens Borgers, who has been active in the construction sector for over 30 years, is a pioneer in the field of biobased building materials. In his 1Lectures on 5 April he talks about creating a healthy energy-reducing environment based on biomaterials.

He will explain how to design with straw and hemp lime. Scientific results from biobased buildings, such as the Science Museum London and the University of Bath, are also discussed. Finally, he speaks from his personal experience of bio-based living.

Date: Thursday 5 april 2018
Time: 8 PM
Location: Academy of Architecture Amsterdam, Waterlooplein 213
Tickets: €5,- (single lecture). Tickets are available in the webshop of the Amsterdam Centre for Architecture.
In addition, tickets can be purchased at the door from 7:30 PM on the evening of the lecture itself (if available). University of Architecture students are entitled to free admission on presentation of their student ID card.
Language: English


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