March 2024

SEMINAR: Metabolic transitions in construction and the built environment (18th-21st centuries)

Friday, March 1st, the VUB interdisciplinary research programme ‘Rebuilding Brussels’ is organising a research seminar at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, entitled ‘Metabolic transitions in construction and the built environment (18th-21st centuries)’. It promises to be an interesting morning with five presentations, including a keynote presentation by Professor Sabine Barles (Université Paris 1) and presentations on ongoing research by Matthijs De Graeve, Lara Reyniers, Jasmin Baumgartner and Dieter Bruggeman. Please have a look a the full programme of the seminar by clicking on the thumbnail image on the left.

The seminar takes place in the meeting room of the department of Architectural Engineering (building K, 1st floor) on the VUB campus, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels (campus map).

For more information, please contact the organisers of the seminar, or

We also kindly invite you to attend the evening lecture that same day by Professor Sabine Barles, at 5:30 pm at Beursschouwburg (Brussels) in the framework of the StadsSalonsUrbains (Brussels Centre for Urban Studies): more info.