During the event held in Lithuania, specialists from various fields discussed the difficulties and opportunities in the construction sector


Lithuanian Construction Association and Vilnius Builders’ Training Centre, held an event during which presented Construction Blueprint project, organized debates with experts and disseminated project findings.

Lithuanian partners, on 28th of September, 2022, held the Construction Blueprint endorsement event, with 14 participants attending from different construction sectors: manufacturing, construction, scientific, academic, certification institutions and representatives of companies to authorities. Event format was physical meeting and it took place in Lithuanian Construction Association conference hall.

The event moderator, Robertas Encius from Lithuanian Construction Association, started meeting by introducing the assembled participants. In the first part of the event, audience was introduced to the Construction Blueprint project, its goals, what works are being done, what problems are being solved and what difficulties are faced.

During second part of event participant was divided into three groups and separated into different cabinets. There they were asked to debate, raise problems and suggest options/solutions on three topics: energy efficiency, digitalization and circular economy. Various aspects of the construction sector were explored, especially the lack of qualifications and competences. All three groups were composed of participants with as different profiles as possible.

After debates in small groups, all attendees meet to share results and thoughts, and debate on those three topics all together matching their results on five helixes (political, social, educational, environmental and economic).

The last part of the event consisted of presentation of project findings and participants’ last thoughts. In general, participants agreed that achieving a great success in the construction sector, especially in the fields of energy efficiency, digitalization and circular economy depends on the availability of skilled labor, skilled construction engineers and attracting young people to the construction sector.