CTBUH Chapter Event

CTBUH EU Presents: Make an Impact with LCA

Tuesday, 14 February 2023 | Iuav University of Venice - Badoer Building, Aula Tafuri | Venice



Join LCA experts as part of our first event of the CTBUH EU Hub intiative for a symposium on the impact of Life Cycle Assessment on the building and Tall building industry. Presentations given on the application of LCA will benefit a wide audience of students, PhD candidates, professionals and the general public.


9:00        Welcome and introduction to the topic of LCA, Dario Trabucco, Iuav University
9:20         Don Davies, MKA
9:40         EPD: The source for objective, comparable and third-party verified LCA results in decision-making, Sebastian Stiller, Environdec
10:00       Sustainability and Product Stewardship at an internationally working Glass Company, Michael Elstener, AGC
10:20        Permasteelisa's EPD approach for custom curtain walls, Janneke Verkerk, Permasteelisa
10:40        Challenging LCA: the pros and cons of LCA, Stefanie Weidner, WernerSobek
11:00         Integrating embodied carbon assessment into the structural design of tall buildings, James Helal, University of Melbourne
11:20         Carbon footprint of tall building structures, Francesco Lomurno, Redesco
11:40         Building Life-Cycle Assessment of a multi-story office building considering different structural materials, Frederic Delcuve, ArcelorMittal
12:00        Dalibor Savovic, Ramboll
12:20        Manens-Tifs 
12:40        Bending the Whole Life Carbon Curve, Luke Leung, SOM
13:00        Other Venues for discussing about LCA,  Dario Trabucco/Aldo Norsa/Laura Risatti


Companies Represented

Sauerbruch HuttonSOM
Universitè Luxembourgh
University of Melbource


Number of attendees: 16


Co-Founder/Principal, Davies-Crooks Associates
Seattle, United States
Technical Advisory Service Manager, AGC Glass Europe
Munich, Germany
Associate Professor in Building Technology, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Venice, Italy
Director Sustainability Strategies, Werner Sobek AG
Stuttgart, Denmark