We are all on the eve of a transition to a world in which we want and must be less dependent on fossil resources. In the transition to this world, we strive for an economy that runs on biomass as a raw material. Biobased construction is very important to take a good step towards this way of life.

Today there are many new techniques for building or renovating homes energy-neutral and with biobased materials. In this MOOC Biobased Building you will learn to apply the latest biobased materials in new construction and renovation.


Tiny house

Your assignment is to design a holiday home, tiny house or cabin using only biobased materials. You learn to process the different materials in the roof, the facade, the floor, in fact in all parts of the house. The MOOC consists of the following themes:

  • Introduction
  • Wood
  • Bamboo
  • Straw and Cane
  • Hemp concrete
  • Biocomposite
  • Hemp and Flax
  • Mycelium

The modules consist of video instructions, interesting literature, quizzes and discussions with participants. This MOOC is specially written for first- and second-year engineering students and professionals.

Study load: +/- 26 hours



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