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Jaume Albertí

Jaume Albertí

Jaume Albertí is currently leader of research line on sustainable construction at the UNESCO Chair in Life Cycle and Climate Change. Since joining in 2015 his research focuses primarily on sustainable construction and industry projects. He is responsible for managing the Spanish platform belonging to the international organization Construction21 for sustainable construction. He is also responsible for coordinating relations with various international organizations with which the UNESCO Chair collaborates: UNESCO, UNEP, UN HABITAT, UFM, Life Cycle Initiative, CADS and the Plataforma Audiovisual de la UNESCO among others.

Jaume holds a doctoral thesis, directed by Dr. Pere Fullana i Palmer, at the UNESCO Chair in Life Cycle and Climate Change, within the Environmental Doctoral Program of the Girona University. The thesis, deals with "Developing a Life Cycle Assessment of cities - first steps for standardization”.

He has taught in the laboratory of construction and computer aided design to industrial engineering students at the Institute of Civil Engineering of the University of Navarra; and structures laboratory to engineers, architects and technical architects at the University of Girona. He has collaborated in classes to bring software for sustainable construction to computer engineers at the University of Girona.


Springer Nature released its Sustainable Business Report for 2021.

Peter Newman, Editor-in-Chief of Sustainable Earth, was named Scientist of the Year at the 2018 Western Australian Premier’s Science Awards.

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    265 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    166 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

    109,729 downloads (2021)
    69 Altmetric mentions (2021)

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