Monday 4 February 2013

Holcim: Sustainable Construction

Sustainable construction is part of sustainable development and it means that the principles of sustainable development are applied to the comprehensive construction cycle from the extraction and beneficiation of raw materials, through the planning, design and construction of buildings and infrastructure, until their final deconstruction and management of the resultant waste. It is a holistic process aiming to restore and maintain harmony between the natural and built environments, while creating settlements that affirm human dignity and encourage economic equity.

Dr. Arvind K.Suryavanshi , Director of Centre of Excellence (CoE), Holcim addressing participants at ASSEMBLY @ SCAPE Singapore

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