Working With Architects
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The collaborative approach favored by Lafarge is exemplified by its partnerships with the world's largest research centers, graduate schools, institutions, and international universities. Through these partnerships Lafarge is able to share its experience and knowledge while gaining new perspectives, particularly with regard to sustainable construction.

Designing for Disaster Exhibition, National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.

From May 2014 to September 2013, the National Building Museum welcomed the Designing for Disaster exhibition which examines how we assess risks from natural hazards and how we can create policies, plans, and designs yielding safer, more disaster-resilient communities.

Liquid Stone Exhibition, National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.

From June 2004 to January 2006, the National Building Museum welcomed the exhibition "Liquid Stone: New Architecture in Concrete". The exhibition featured around 30 recent architectural projects, both completed and in progress, which use concrete in an innovative way. It also outlined the history of concrete and explained how it is manufactured.

Research Partnerships



To continue to stay on the leading edge of innovation, Lafarge has key partnerships with academic institutions across North America.


United States

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Purdue University
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Florida



  • University of Toronto
  • University of Sherbrooke
  • Laval University in Quebec
  • University of New Brunswick
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