The CONCRETO ALLIANCE assembles a pool of multifaceted expertise jointly delivered by an international consortium led by the Pier Luigi Nervi Foundation, a Non-profit organization based in Belgium, committed since over 10 years to the protection and regeneration of Modern Concrete Heritage.

The CONCRETO CONSORTIUM is composed of:

2 Modern Heritage Preservation Organisation

PLN Project
Pier Luigi Nervi Foundation (BE)
Project Coordinator

DOCOMOMO International

3 Higher Education institutions

Middle East Technical University (TR)

Politecnico di Milano, Laboratorio Nervi (IT)

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (ES)

3 Vocational Training Organization

Istituto per l’Istruzione Professionale dei Lavoratori Edili della Provincia di Bologna (IT)

Fundación Laboral de la Construcción, Madrid (ES)

Mesleki Yeterlilik Kurumu (Vocational Qualifications Authority of Turkey) (TR)

5 Trade Associations

Association of Turkish Consulting Engineers and Architects (TR)

Colegio de ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos (ES)

Consiglio Nazionale Architetti, Paesaggisti e Conservatori (IT)

Consiglio Nazionale Ingegneri (IT)

Consejo Superior de los Colegios de Arquitectos de España (ES)

The partners joining the CONCRETO believe in:


excellence, innovation, and internationalisation in Modern Heritage conservation and architectural regeneration practices


the attractiveness of European academic curricula in the field of green recovery and revival of existing modern building stock which can effectively improve the level of competences and skills of Architecture and Engineering students and their employability


young professionals in the building sector with a new set of skills able to activate green change and the breakthrough of new practices


enhancing the educational offer of the single institutions, trade associations and modern heritage organisations in a shared, collective knowledge exchange and acquisition process, based on the respect of the environment and climate change constraints


awareness and advocacy: all CONCRETO Alliance Members are committed build awareness and advocacy for the preservation of modern concrete architecture among the wider public, including students, local communities, and policymakers, by delivering new innovative best practices in the repair and maintenance of Modern concrete structures

Together, the CONCRETO ALLIANCE MEMBERS are determined to address the urgent skills needs and mismatches affecting the regeneration and renovation of Modern CONCRETE quality architecture, fostering the development of new occupational profiles. In accordance with the New European Bauhaus initiative, the CONCRETO ALLIANCE is set up to address with QUALITY and CARE the challenges identified by the Renovation Wave concerning the increasing need for a green regeneration of the existing European Building Stock.