Foundation 23 - Re-materializing Construction

60 Concluding panel discussion The current problems that professionals around the world need to solve have been known for some time. One factor that makes it so difficult to find answers is that there are never any universally valid solutions. In addition, there is the time factor: We can’t afford to continue doing business as usual for another 50 or 100 years. In the concluding panel discussion, a board of top-notch experts reviewed the many findings from the workshops and keynote speeches – and discussed how the enormous challenges of re- materializing construction can be tackled. The panel comprised Marilyne Andersen, Harry Gugger, Anna Heringer, and Werner Sobek, and the discussion was led by Stuart Smith. “In central European buildings there is 20 to 30 percent more material than the code requires.” Werner Sobek Use less, learn more