Concrete Night

Kassel, 26.08.2022 um 15:30 Uhr

Kategorie: Beton in der Architektur, Aus- und Weiterbildung, Hochschulinitiative

Concrete is the world’s most used construction material. Due to its relatively easy handling, its ability to be shaped in almost any form, it has excellent strength and durability.

Current global challenges force all of us to rethink the ways we use and use up our surroundings. Preserving raw materials, saving energy, pressures on economical viable space, lead us to rethink our habits. We must challenge the traditional in order to built smarter. We must deploy the properties of concrete differently to meet our needs and challenges.

In other words, we should imaginatively reinterpret concrete as a material for constructing elements, buildings, and structures by tapping into its existing benefits from a different perspective. Our ambition is to push beyond the abundance of concrete and give the world durable structures, that are more inspiring, more considered, with less raw materials, more reusable elements, clever methods for using, re-using or not-using formwork.

During the Concrete Night we present and discuss ambitions und targets for the future of concrete in relation to global challenges and demands. A variety of short presentations will show the ambitions of the Industry, as well as upcoming production- and constructing-technologies of concrete and Examples of outstanding construction projects

On this evening we will also present the winner of the 10th Concrete Design Competition on REIMAGINE. Students of architecture, design and engineering exploit their view of the potential of concrete’s properties. These can be related to inherent material properties, its production process, and to concrete’s application in new or existing structures. They may address aesthetic desires, structural systems or fabrication methods and comment on economic realities, sustainability demands or social issues.

We cordially invite you to the Concrete Night in Kassel, where you will be part of the actual discussion on concrete.

Conditions of Participation:
The Participation in the event is for free.
The organizers reserve the right to change the program for current events and to cancel the event if the number of participants is too low.
By registering to participate in the events, you give your consent to the creation and publication of photos in online and print media.
Registration closes one week prior to the event.

Hygienic Information:
The current Corona Protection Ordinance of the State of Hesse applies to participation in our event.
The organizers recommend wearing a mouth and nose protector.
If there are any changes to the official hygiene protection regulations, we will inform you in good time before the event. Thank you for your understanding.

Location:
Kongress Palais Kassel
Kolonnadensaal
Holger-Börner-Platz 1
34119 Kassel

Organisation:
InformationsZentrum Beton GmbH
Neustraße 1
59269 Beckum
Telefon: 02521 - 8730-0
E-Mail: beckum@beton.org

Credit-Points:
Credit-Points are applied for the Architektenkammer NRW / Architektenkammer Hessen and the Ingenieurkammer-Bau NRW / Ingenieurkammer Hessen. 
Further Informations will soon been published on our Website.

 

 

Folgende Downloads sind für diese Veranstaltung vorhanden:2022-08-26-Flyer_Concrete_Night_Kassel.pdf

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