SOLD OUT 1·Lectures | 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.


View of The Library and Archive Services at Wroughton of the Science Museum London. Constructed from Hemp and Lime panels on a steel frame this £800,000 building project is being installed inside one of the hangars to reduce humidity for the storage of 2D and 3D collections.

Date: Thursday 5 april 2018
Time: 8 PM
Location: Academy of Architecture Amsterdam, Waterlooplein 213
Tickets: €5,- (single lecture)
Tickets are available in our webshop
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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