Is a company founded by five passionate Brussels entrepreneurs, united by a common ambition: to make construction an industry that respects people and the environment.
A killer team, with just enough idealism to want to change the world!
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Our vision for construction
Construction means pollution
Construction is responsible for 40% of CO2 emissions and 30% of waste worldwide. The cause is the use of ultra-processed, inert and rot-proof materials. Concrete, petrochemical insulation, glues and plastics are all waste products that accumulate in landfills or are simply incinerated.
Circularity, low-tech and resilience
The best waste is the one that doesn't exist. At Natura Mater, we believe in innovation, with a view to reducing waste. This is why we focus on natural materials and those derived from reuse or recycling, which escape the container to receive a second life.
Changing our relation to materials
Starting from the material - its composition, technical properties, production process - to design more resilient buildings. This is an opportunity for architects to re-appropriate the material, to improve their skills and to enhance their professional know-how.
A little perspective
Yet alternatives do exist. Most conventional materials date back to the industrial revolution, and mankind did not wait for the industrial revolution to build. For thousands of years, we have been using wood, clay and lime. Materials that are still relevant today.
A growing ecosystem
The road to a sustainable industry is full of opportunities. A whole ecosystem of producers, architects and entrepreneurs is working hard to change practices. Creating links between these actors will improve the organisation of the sector while encouraging cooperation and short supply chains.
To drive the green transition of the construction sector by moving sustainable materials from a niche to the norm.
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