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2020
Prof. Kristian Dahl Hertz leaning on his invention of the Super-Light Structure. Photo: Dansk Betonforening
25 SEP

Farewell lecture by Professor Kristian Dahl Hertz

Professor Kristian Dahl Hertz, DTU Byg, has at the age of 70 chosen to retire after 40 years of research and teaching in the design of building structures.

Fire prevention technology and safety Construction materials Building construction
Prøvehuset ligger på en klippetop i Nuuk. Foto: Peter Aagaard Brixen
15 SEP

Test house marks milestone for Arctic construction research project

The opening of DTU’s test house in Nuuk marks a milestone in the largest Danish construction research project in the Arctic

Construction materials Building design Building construction Indoor climate
Cold Climate student Renato Sperandio Rodrigues from Brazil participating study start at Arctic DTU Campus Sisimiut.
07 FEB

Arctic DTU attracts international students

Arctic DTU Campus Sisimiut attracts international students for Arctic Semester and challenges of extreme engineering.

Polar research Mapping and surveying Ice research Geology Construction and mechanics Construction materials Building design Building construction
2019
DTU Byg ødelægger betonkonstruktion for at teste numeriske beregningsmodeller i computerprogram. Foto: Mikal Schlosser
11 OCT

DTU destroys building to check computer program

Loading a two-storey building will clarify whether numerical models in computer programs ensure sufficient strength and load-carrying capacity.

Construction and mechanics Construction materials Building design Building construction
20 MAY

Urban planning in the Arctic – how to plan for the extreme?

PhD student Jennifer Fiebig researches in urban planning in the Arctic by examining snowdrift – through fieldwork and with substitute materials in the laboratory...

Building design Building construction Construction materials Polar research Climate adaption
Photo: Jacob Wittrup Schmidt.
29 APR

New invention may extend the life of bridges

A new anchoring system for carbon fibre reinforcement which is five times stronger than steel reinforcement will be able to extend the service life and carrying capacity...

Bridge constructions Building construction Ships and offshore constructions
Photo: Torben Eskerod
04 MAR

DTU tests eco-friendly concrete in new construction project

Students, researchers, and project partners came to watch as a newly developed green concrete was cast in a new laboratory building at DTU Civil Engineering.

Construction and mechanics Building design Building construction Construction materials
2018
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
28 NOV

Crushed mining waste can replace cement

Mining waste can replace up to ten per cent of the cement used in concrete without compromising the strength of the materials.

Construction materials Building construction Climate change Environment and pollution Waste management
Grafik: Nicolai Nørgaard og Mathias Nielsen
09 JUL

Automation can make robustness analysis more efficient

The important, but time-consuming, work with robustness analysis of buildings can be made more efficient by using automated workflows.

Building construction Computer calculations Software and programming
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
05 JUL

Giant cardboard pavilion at Roskilde Festival

A pavilion made of cardboard tubes sets the scene for DTU’s participation at Roskilde Festival and is a new take on the types of materials that can be used for construction...

Construction materials Building design Building construction
2016
Photo: Simon Klein-Knudsen
30 AUG

Doctoral courses in conjunction with conferences ease the way into the research...

When doctoral courses are held in conjunction with an international conference it is a big win for both new and experienced researchers. That is the experience from DTU...

Construction materials Building design Building construction
Photo: Sabina Askholm Larsen
05 JUL

Reuse of building components benefit the environment as well as construction costs

There are big savings in reusing building components in their original form rather than crushing them and recycling the components as road fill, for example. The savings...

Building design Building construction Life cycle analysis Waste management
Collage: DTU Byg/Simon Klein-Knudsen
01 JUL

Cross-disciplinary approach to civil engineering research provides new opportunities

In August, DTU Civil Engineering hosts an international conference and a number of doctoral courses giving a comprehensive outline on the present and future challenges...

Construction materials Building design Electrochemistry Building construction Polar research Raw materials and raw materials exploitation Geology Indoor climate
Illustration: Bjarke Laustsen
08 APR

PhD thesis develops simple and systematic theories for thin imperfect shell structures

New PhD thesis makes theories about thin imperfect shell structures simple and systematic. These structures are used more frequently in structural engineering.

Building construction Building design Construction materials
Photo: Sabina Askholm Larsen/DTU
22 JAN

Joint design of tower blocks gives engineering student taste of industry life

How do you design a tower block without missing crucial details within the different subject areas involved in the process? That was the task to solve for 19 groups of...

Building production and management Building design Building construction
Graphics: Frederikke Stouby Petersen og Timo Harboe Nielsen, DTU Civil Engineering
11 JAN

The construction industry was offered future trends from DTU students

The various professions involved in a building project should be better at cooperating. That was the message when two graduate students from the Master’s Programme...

Building production and management Building design Building construction
2015
Conference on the future sustainable cities and buildings
29 APR

Conference on the future sustainable cities and buildings

Experts of sustainable cities and buildings from all the Nordic countries will gather to present and discuss the most actual topics in their field in August in Copenhagen...

Building design Building construction

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31 OCTOBER 2020