Presentation “Regional preconditions and diverse innovations: Plural sustainablity transition pathways in uneven contexts at the International Sustainability Transition 2024
ReBuMat Symosium Proceedings (May 2024)

Please see the slides presented for the Symposium in Hanoi:

Project Introduction on Asian Urbanization Conference 2024 (Slides)

Presentation about “Materializing material innovations: How to mainstream bio-based, recycled or circular building materials in Vietnam’s building system”

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Authors: Ravi Jayaweera & Dirk Schwede

Input about “Eco-friendly house with compressed stabilized earth blocks” (Hanoi University of Civil Engineering, Vietnam)


  • Nguyen Trung Hieu
  • Pham Xuan Dat
  • Nguyen Van Tuan
  • Nguyen Cong Thang
  • Pham Thi Hai Ha
  • Nguyen Duy Thanh
  • Nguyen Tien Dung
Introduction of “Strawbales as building materials” (One Straw Revolution)

Author: Virko Kade (Austria)

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Study on “sustainable construction material potential for the Vietnamese building sector” (DENA)


  • Paula Baptista, dena
  • Stefan Schirmer, dena
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hartwig Künzel, Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics
  • Andreas Zegowitz, Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Quoc-Bao Bui, Ton Duc Thang University
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Krus, Universität Stuttgart
  • Lavinia Ruf, Universität Stuttgart
  • Matthias Schwarz, Universität Stuttgart
  • Prof. Dr. Dirk Schwede, Technische Hochschule Lübeck

Publisher: Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) German Energy Agency

Further information about the institutions

Project Introduction at the website of CONNECT (Federal Ministry of Education and Research, BMBF)

Introduction at the Fraunhofer IBP Website (German)

Introduction from University of Stuttgart