On November 28- 29, 2017, China Construction 4.0 forum was held in Changsha, Hunan, as part of the”Prefabricated Building and Construction Technology Expo”.
Sébastien Goulard, manager and consultant of Cooperans and coordinator of the OBOReurope platform, spoke at the”Belt and Road International Trade Session”. He underlined the importance of the issues related to construction and housing in the different regions of the new Silk Roads, and encouraged the development of cooperation between Europe and China in the field of sustainable construction.
His presentation is available here.
Another session entitled 5th annual Franco-Chinese Forum of Urban and Architectural Sustainable Development was organized, and was introduced by the French Consul in Wuhan, Mr. Olivier Guyonvarch.
French professionals shared their experience in the fields of architecture and urban planning.
In addition to these conferences, was the Prefabricated Building and Construction Technology Expo. This event brought together more than 150 participants and exhibitors presenting their activities and solution for more sustainable constructions. This Expo is one of the major exhibitions in China in the field of sustainable construction, it has been the focus of Chinese media attention.
All of these events were organized by Professor Zhang Guoyang of Hunan University, initiator of the China Construction 4.0 project, and received support from the Changsha Municipality and Hunan Province.
These events help strengthen relations between Europe and China and develop the establishment of new Silk Roads.