VEEBW 2021: Workshop discusses sustainable architecture

QNN |

(QNO) - Hanoi (VNA) - The Vietnam Energy Efficiency Network (EEN-Vietnam) on October 4 convened a virtual workshop, themed “Sustainable Architecture – For a Net-zero Carbon Future”, as part of the ongoing Vietnam Energy Efficiency Building Week VEEBW 2021 (VEEBW 2021).

Illustrative photo (Source: congthuong.vn)
Illustrative photo (Source: congthuong.vn)
 

The workshop was an opportunity for experts and scientists to discuss low and responsible carbon consumption via innovations in materials and implementation processes, contributing to Vietnam’s construction industry’s net-zero target roadmap.

At the event, Nguyen Truong Chinh, a representative of LIXIL Vietnam, said as one of the industries that emit a huge amount of CO2 and have a great impact on human life as well as the natural environment, architecture - construction is making efforts for sustainable development, by reducing the amount of carbon used.

LIXIL Vietnam, a subsidiary of the Tokyo-based LIXIL Corporation, manufactures and sells outstanding Japan-quality products such as aluminum window sashes, doors, exterior products and plastic accessories.

Throughout the workshop, the speakers actively shared a lot of information about emission-balanced urban planning and development in general and key elements of an energy-balance building.

At the event (Photo: baoxaydung.com.vn)
At the event (Photo: baoxaydung.com.vn)
 

In addition, participating experts discussed some key factors of future architecture such as smart features, sustainability and adaptation to nature.

They also proposed some solutions to reduce carbon emissions to the net-zero level, operate a circular economy, design less carbon-emitting materials, among other matters./.

VNA