Eco-Houses in Different Climates, Part 2: Construction

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Welcome to Part 2 of the interactive lecture on Eco-Houses in Different Climates by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ralf Otterpohl. This part is on the design and construction of eco-housing. The following key topics will be covered in this lecture:

  • Introduction to construction materials
  • Solid wood as a construction material: Holz 100 and Nur Holz
  • A future with natural wood: traditional and scientific facts about trees
  • Loam bricks in construction
  • Modular construction
  • Tiny house concept
  • Earthships
  • Green roofs

Therefore, this lecture delves into eco-friendly construction materials, namely wood and loam bricks, as well as principles of modular construction.

At the end of all lecture parts, you can test your knowledge in the lecture quiz.

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