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Warum grauer Beton so schillernd ist

Karen Scrivener, Leiterin des Labors für Baumaterialien an der EPFL in Lausanne, forscht über Baustoffe, die unser Leben prägen und es bald nachhaltig verbessern sollen – was noch nicht der Fall ist. Ursprünglich veröffentlicht in der NZZ Knallharte Materie – das liegt ihr. Karen Scrivener ist eine renommierte Exper­ tin […]

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Concrete – a game changer in climate technology

Tough stuff – that suits her. Karen Scrivener is a renowned expert on the world’s most widely used building materials: concrete and cement. But cement as a binding agent has fallen into disrepute as a “climate killer”. The professor disagrees. The head of the Laboratory for Building Materials at EPFL’s […]

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LC3 cited as a “big” example to reduce environmental impact of concrete…

“Big things are happening at Switzerland’s Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), where Construction Materials Laboratory head Karen Scrivener recently announced the development of a new form of cement that may help to further reduce the environmental impact of concrete, along with reusing old concrete materials. The new material is […]

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