The 1st MIRACLE Workshop will take place on the 4-6 of May 2022. The venue will be the CFM (CSIC-UPV/EHU) headquarters in San Sebastián/Donostia (Spain).


The workshop aims to be a discussion forum for exploring current scientific and technological possibilities offered by sustainable materials with radiative cooling capacity. Special attention will be given to new solutions based on concrete and cement-based materials. The workshop addresses complex issues with innovation potential at the interface of science, environment, technology and society. The workshop is economically supported by the European Commission (MIRACLE project, GA 964450)

Topics included:

  • Radiative cooling technology
  • Concrete science and technology
  • Photonics and photonic concrete
  • Building energy efficiency
  • Global environmental and sustainable solutions
  • Green concretes
  • CO2 fingerprint and energy storage
  • Disruptive technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Advance Manufacturing (AM).


The workshop will take place in the Auditorium of the CFM CSIC-UPV/EHU


Paseo Manuel de Lardizabal, 5 – E-20018 Donostia – San Sebastián (Gipuzkoa) – Spain
Phone : (+34) 943 01 87 86 | Fax : (+34) 943 01 58 00 |





  • Andrés Ayuela (CFM CSIC-UPV/EHU)
  • Arantza Iturrioz (CFM CSIC-UPV/EHU)
  • Silvia Arrese-Igor (CFM CSIC-UPV/EHU)
  • Guido Goracci (CFM CSIC-UPV/EHU)


The preliminary program is as follow:


Keynote speakers

  • Paulo JM Monteiro (Berkeley University)
  • Anna Laura Pisello (University of Perugia)
  • Hegoi Manzano (UPV/EHU)
  • Cyril Aymonier (ICMCB, CNRS & U. Bordeaux)

Abstract submission

Abstract submission Deadline: 26 April 2022
Official registration deadline: 02 May 2022

If you are interested in attending the workshop – but you missed the deadline-, please contact us by sending an email to

To submit your contribution please:

  • Send your abstract to  with the subject indicating your type of contribution, oral or poster.
  • You can apply for oral communication (15+5 minutes), poster or both (only one abstract per contribution).
  • In the email you must clearly specify your name and affiliation.

You will be notified of acceptance of your contribution ASAP and you will be provided with the instructions to complete the registration within the acceptance email.



Registration is now open and is very easy:

The registration period will close on the 2nd of May unless it is necessary to close earlier due to capacity limitations. Maximum capacity is 50 people. The registration fee for the workshop will be 75 euros (+VAT) for all participants and will cover the lunches and the conference dinner.

Please register as soon as possible as the space is limited!


Donostia offers a great variety of different kinds of accommodation, ranging from 5-star hotels to hostels and flats. In order to make it easier for you to find the accommodation that better suits you, we suggest that you visit the link of the Tourism Office, below. You can make your own reservation directly at the selected place.




SAN SEBASTIÁN HAS 3 AIRPORTS (2 INTERNATIONAL) WITHIN JUST OVER 100 KM OF THE CITY:- Bilbao airport (BIO) – 105 km : About 1 hour drive from San Sebastián. A direct shuttle bus running every hour connects Bilbao airport and San Sebastián for about 17 €. The bus timetable is available at A taxi connecting the airport to the city can be more than 150 €

– San Sebastián airport (EAS) – 20 km : 30 minutes drive from San Sebastián. Small airport with domestic connections to Madrid and Barcelona. Iberia flies to this airport. A regular bus connects the airport and the city (timetable is available at A taxi connecting the airport and the city should be around 30 €.

– Biarritz airport (BIQ) – 47 km : 40 minutes drive from San Sebastián. Air France flies to this airport, and some low-cost airlines such as Ryanair also fly here. Bus connection is available from the airport to San Sebastián. For more information check

-Shuttle bus service from Madrid Airport (Barajas, Terminal T4) to San Sebastián in 5h30min are also available. For more information please check


The Adif train station RENFE rail service offers both long-distance train connections to several Spanish cities, including Madrid and Barcelona.The French company SNCF connects with world capitals such as Paris from Hendaye train station.

There is also an underground railway, the Metro Donostialdea, a narrow-gauge train connecting San Sebastián with cities along the Basque Coast, from Bilbao to Hendaye (France).The train is popularly known as the “Topo”.


The San Sebastián new bus station, Estación DONOSTIA Geltokia, has lines to cities throughout Spain. The main company traveling here is Alsa


The city is connected to the rest of Spain by the N-1 (Madrid-Irun highway), AP-8 (Bilbao-Irun highway), and A-15 (Pamplona-San Sebastián highway).Getting to San Sebastián by car is extremely easy, but parking in summer season can be a challenge.


Dr. Jorge S. Dolado (CFM CSIC-UPV/EHU)

Paseo Manuel de Lardizabal, 5 – E-20018 Donostia – San Sebastián (Gipuzkoa) – Spain
Phone : (+34) 943 01 87 72| Fax : (+34) 943 01 58 00 |