Building Materials

Welcome to the Division of Building Materials homepage! Here you can find information about us and the work we do. You can also search for our publications, such as articles, research reports and theses.

Assembly of sorption calorimeter

Atmospheric corrosion on steel plate

Brick facade

Brick fracture surface

Concrete specimens in the waste bin

Submerged corrosion samples after one year in the harbour

Retrieving corrosion precimens from a harbour

Light-weight clinker block

Lichens of brick

Fracture surface in a cement mortar with brittle fracture of aggregate grain

Plate-like corrosion products on steel exposed to a marine environment

Pit pores on tangential surface of spruce heartwood

Painted wood panel

Penicillium mould with spores 0.002 mm in diameter

Mineral wool insulation

Concrete surface with air pores

Most recent publications from Building Materials

Contact us

Postal adress

Division of Building Materials
LTH, Lund University
Box 118,
SE-221 00 Lund

Visiting & Delivery address

Division of Building Materials
LTH, Lund University
John Ericssons v. 1 (V-building)
SE-223 63 LUND

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WSE2019 in Lund

The WSE2019 conference was arranged by Building Materials in Lund 9-10 October.
The conference had almost 100 participants and 28 PhD students and early stage researcher attended the preceding course.
The best student presentation award was granted Sophie Füchtner, University of Copenhagen and the best poster award to Werner Berlin, Technische Universität Braunschweig
We are now looking forward to WSE2020 in Helsinki, Finland!

Pedagogical prize to Division of Building Materials!

Maria Fredriksson received the Pedagogical prize 2019 from the Study Council for Architecture in conjunction with the Spring Exhibition2019 at Lund School of Architecture.

(Persons from left: Filip Lundquist, Maria Fredriksson, Rickard Ostrand, Photo: Åsa Nilsson)