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More than 70 participants joined us for an afternoon with interesting presentations and discussion on Thursday 3 december 2015 at the Retrofitting Thursday “Industrialisation and prefabrication of building systems for renovation”. Information on the program and the presentations are available on the event page. Some impressions below:  

> RETROFITTING THURSDAYS Industrialisation and prefabrication of building systems


On Thursday 3 December 2015, the strategic platform Brussels Retrofit XL organises a KNOWLEDGE SESSION on INDUSTRIALISATION AND PREFABRICATION OF BUILDING SYSTEMS FOR RETROFITTING. In an era where speed, accuracy, health, flexibility, ease of use and automatization are getting more important every day, new building methods focusing on industrialisation and prefabrication gain interest. Systems that […]

> Series of events: Retrofitting Thursdays


In the autumn of 2015, the strategic platform Brussels Retrofit XL organises its “Retrofitting Thursdays”, a series of events related to retrofitting activities in the Brussels Region. The sessions are organised according to different themes and aim to guide building professionals through innovative renovation practices relevant in an urban context. Thursday 26 november 2015  KNOWLEDGE […]

> Presentation of Dynamic Wall Concept

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During the “Cicular Building Design” seminar, Anne Paduart presented the Dynamic Wall System that is being developed in the DynStra project. A prototype has been developed and tested for structural, acoustic and transformation behavior. The slides that were presented during the seminar are available here. A video animation and further information on the project (publications, […]

> Inspiring research seminar on Circular Building Design


In the context of the DynStra-project, the research group TRANSFORM organized a seminar on ‘circular building design’. The seminar took place on Friday 8 May 2015 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Ten different speakers presented work concerning the use of building materials during and after the demolition of buildings and how to prevent material disposal […]