Conference to focus on sustainable construction using 3D technology
The fifth International Conference on Sustainable Building Materials gets underway this week with a focus on sustainable applications and construction using 3D technology.
The event, organized by Dubai Central Laboratory (DCL) of Dubai Municipality, will be held Wednesday and Thursday in Dubai and feature a number of researchers from around the world.
Khalid Mohammad Sharif Al Awadhi, assistant director-general for Environment, Health and Safety Control Sector in Dubai, said in a release that the conference is part of the city’s continuing efforts to consolidate the principles of sustainability and to share the results of research and studies between the DCL and various international research organizations.
It also reflects Dubai’s pioneering role in building a world-class modern, clean, pollution-free city with the luxury of living, officials said.
Al Awadhi stressed the need to adhere to the approved technical regulations and international standards as they are the only way to improve the quality of the implementation of construction projects.
Amin Ahmad Mohammad, director of DCL, said that the Higher Scientific Committee organizing the conference held several periodic meetings to receive and discuss the scientific papers and research from participants for review and evaluation in line with the conference’s themes and objectives.
He said the conference, to be attended by more than 300 scientists and researchers, will include five main sessions covering various issues related to sustainable buildings and roads and green and environmentally friendly technology.
Adnan Al Marzouqi, head of Building Materials Laboratories at DCL, said the most important topics are the sustainability applications and the construction of buildings using 3D technology. It also covers the means of increasing the resistance of materials to fire, especially the exterior cladding products.
The conference will also feature an exhibition, as well as a number of institutions and companies.
The exhibition will showcase building materials, products and systems with smart and modern technologies developed for a qualitative leap to preserve the environment, natural resources and public health and increase energy efficiency.
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