The Structural Xploration Lab (SXL) of EPFL is pleased to invite you to the opening of the RE:CRETE prototype, a footbridge built from reused concrete blocks on 11 October 2021 at the blueFACTORY, Fribourg, at 17:00.

Waste from a building renovation site, the blocks were sawn from a wall and reassembled into a post-tensioned arch. Mortar joints compensate the dimensional variations that are characteristic of the reuse practice.

RE:CRETE paves the way to new construction paradigms to drastically reduce the environmental impacts of the construction industry by applying the principles of circular economy.

Registrations are welcome until 4 October 2021. Covid certificate required according to EPFL guidelines.

Opening of the footbridge built from reused concrete RE:CRETE blueFACTORY, Fribourg | 17:00

11Oct.

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Corentin Fivet

Head of Structural Xploration Lab (SXL)
Tenure Track Assistant Professor- EPFL
-low carbon and reusable
-load-bearing systems
-design and construction processes

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