gypsum concrete
[simon pénochet]



29.06 — 15h45
→ casa comum
[7 min, doc]

competition programme
session #futures

At a time when we are re-examining our manufacturing methods to find more virtuous and less carbon-intensive solutions, the architects of Ciguë agency are studying the potential of endemic materials.
Their research proposes to explore the possible use of plaster in the manufacture of screed instead of cement, responsible for nearly 30.3% of CO2 emissions in the building sector. Their study also intends to demonstrate the qualities of plaster as a binder capable of replacing natural aggregates, sand and gravel whose reserves are running out, with building rubble: bricks, tiles or crushed concrete…

language: french
subtitles: english