Materials, Characterisation, Design and Test methods

  • Natural fibres and materials
  • Design with natural fibre composites, wood, bamboo for structures
  • Rammed earth
  • Cementitious composite
  • Bio-polymer, bio-composite
  • Test methods

Mechanical and Physical Properties

  • Mechanical properties of 3BM
  • Physical properties of 3BM
  • Acoustic of bio-based materials
  • Fire resistance

Hygroscopic, Hygrothermal and Durability Performance

  • Thermal properties
  • Hygroscopic and hygrothermal properties of 3BM
  • Durability and performance of 3BM
  • Bio-microbial and bio-degradation of 3BM


  • Innovative hybrid composites natural fibres
  • Vegetable waste materials and natural bio-admixtures for binders
  • Material treatments of 3BM
  • Advances in research methodologies and bio-materials testing
  • Construction with low binder sprayed concrete on bio-based building materials

Sustainability and Case Studies

  • Construction materials and technologies for sustainability, energy efficiency
  • Life-cycle assessment of 3BM
  • Green and renewable energy applications in construction
  • Eco-friendly binders with low CO2-emission and low embedded energy
  • Case studies