The construction sector tops the list of material-consuming industries worldwide – and the demand for building materials continues to rise dramatically. In the meantime, the global demand is over 60 Gt per year. These are alarming figures. How are they to be classified – and what are the alternatives? With his first volume of the trilogy “non nobis”, Werner Sobek provides a global inventory of current trends and developments that affect our built environment. The second volume will show what corridors of action remain for us in the future. More info can be found here.
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