CRAterre laboratory is accredited by the Ministry of Culture and Communication; it structures its research around three axes.

  • Raw material\Building materials: Materials, construction materials and construction techniques.

  • Heritage: Inventory of architectures and building cultures, valorisation, conservation and management of cultural properties and World Heritage sites.

  • Human settlement: Low Cost Housing, eco-responsible housing, risk management, production economics and local development.

The CRAterre laboratory is part of the “Architecture, Environment and Construction Culture” Unit of ENSAG, ranked A+ by the Research and Higher Education Evaluation Agency (AERES). It welcomes doctoral fellows from the PhD School N° 454: "Human Sciences, Politics and Territory", which associates ENSAG with two universities in Grenoble (UPMF and UJF)..

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Research Subjects for 2010-2014