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)..
For more information :
- Scientific report of CRATerre ENSAG Laboratory 2005-2009 (in french only)
- Scientific project of the Research unit AE&CC 2010-2014 (in french only)