Our thinking

Discover our view on some of the major challenges we are facing today.

49 results for "urbanization"

Cities are growing. With that comes challenges. Urban flooding and fire fatalities being some of them. Intense rainfall overwhelms the capacity of the drainage systems in cities.

Urbanization and sustainable megacity

With good design and materials, rapid urbanisation can be sustainable.

Moving buildings

Beautiful architecture makes us feel better. The emotional impact of beautiful buildings can transcend the personal, even to the extent of improving the communities we live in.

ROCKWOOL participates in UN meeting on sustainable urban development

The ROCKWOOL Group takes part in high level UN-Habitat meeting on New Urban Agenda, 5-6 September 2017. The cities in which we will live in 2030 are being designed in 2017, if not already planned. With the New Urban Agenda agreed by UN Member States last autumn as part of Habitat III, the intention is to set a new global standard for sustainable urban development and help us rethink how we plan, manage and live in cities.

Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency can reduce the environmental footprint of a growing population

Indoor health and wellbeing

Welcome to homes with peace of mind built in

Indoor health, safety and wellbeing

People naturally want to live in a healthy environment. Stone wool contributes to comfortable and healthy living, providing noise and vibration control as well as thermal properties.

Sustainability and Circularity

In a circular economy, products should be used for as long as possible – and reused to the greatest extent possible when they reach the end of their service life.

Fire resilience

In land-scarce urban areas, more and more people are working and making their homes in high-rise buildings. These structures can be brilliant solutions to the challenge of safely housing a growing population.

Thermal properties

It makes living and working conditions more healthy and comfortable, helping people to thrive, especially in urban environments. Temperature maintenance can dramatically reduce heating, cooling, and ventilation costs, and reduce a building’s carbon footprint.