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Reclaim + Remake Symposium: “Waste Is a Resource in the Wrong Place and Time”


April 11-13, 2013

WHERE: The Catholic University of America
Edward M. Crough Center for Architectural Studies
620 Michigan Ave. N.E.
Washington, D.C.
The School of Architecture and Planning’s Center for Building Stewardship will present a three-day symposium on reuse and recycling of building materials. The conference will bring together the most innovative practices in design, education, and research for current and future reuse and recycling of material resources in the built environment.

The international Symposium features presentations and posters representing 11 countries and 33 universities, and governmental and non-governmental organizations gathered to engage in a dialogue about the reclamation and reformation of built environment material resources through education, research and design. Presenters’ peer-reviewed papers for all presentations have been compiled for all attendees.

Keynote speakers include Charles J. Kibert, professor and director of the Powell Center for Construction and Environment at the University of Florida; Jan Jongert, founder of Superuse Studios architecture firm in Rotterdam, Netherlands; Scott Boylston, professor and coordinator of the Master’s in Sustainable Design Program at Savannah College of Art and Design; and Christopher Pyke, vice president of research, U.S. Green Building Council.

Support for the symposium has been provided by the National Science Foundation. AIA CEUs will be available.

For more information on the symposium, registration, or travel information, visit, email, or call 202-319-5188.

SPONSOR: School of Architecture and Planning


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