Publication about the environmental change that needs the construction sector in Spain


Publication addressed to all member of construction sector, that suggest, with arguments, strategies and tools and the necessary restructuring that must be done in the construction sector in Spain to deal with the sustainable challenge  in 2020 and 2050.


General data

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, by order of Green Building Council España / Sponsors: Caja Madrid / Public presentation: done in 2010 at SB10mad congress, Madrid / Developed in collaboration with Albert Cuchí (UPC) and Paula Rivas (GBCe) / Publication format: book of 252 pages of 21 x 29,7 cm / Work status: finished and published.



Work done

In collaboration, communication strategies, themed investigation, composition of contents, realisation of graphics and tables drafts,  selection and provision of images, assistance with layout and editing.



The chapter 1 describes the context in witch this book is elaborate, it is a part of a series that includes all the sectors of high environmental impacts of Spanish economy like energy, cities, transport, etc. The chapter 2 talks about all the book editor organisations: la Fundación General de la U. Complutense de Madrid, Green Byuilding Council España and Asociación Arquitectura y Sostenibilidad (CSCAE). Chapter 3 offers an executive summary of the work in Spanish and English. Chapter 4 presents the report in all its spreading: introduction, characterisation of construction sector, sector impacts, prioritisation of impacts, catalysts of change and criteria for an action plan. Chapter 5 offers an opinion of six public administration representative experts, the architects collective, the professional colleges, ecology specialists, constructors and developers. It also includes an addendum of environmental statistics discussed.