Circular construction

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As part of the "EU Policy Whole Life Carbon Roadmap" by WorldGBC, this third issue of the series explores the role of Waste and Circularity in decarbonising the EU’s built environment. The interview is done to Tina Paillet, RICS Senior Vice President.  
Post date: 12 Jan 2023
Type: News

Arghavan Akbarieh, PhD student in Circular, Sustainable, Digital Construction at University of Luxembourg, attended the CIRCuIT summer school hosted by Hamburg University of Technology in July 2022. Following four educational site visits during the school, she shares her observations around some of the barriers hindering the uptake of circular construction approaches.  
Post date: 13 Dec 2022
Type: Publication

Departing from architecture, design and art we will create an open learning environment with principles, methods and guidelines to support us in designing an irresistible circular society. We will present a DESIRE lighthouse demonstrator, built on insights and learnings from on-site demonstration activities taking place on sites in Denmark, Italy, Latvia, Slovenia, and The Netherlands, encompassing various themes and scales.   
Post date: 13 Dec 2022
Type: Link

A sustainable future demands that we change the way we build. H2020 DRIVE 0 research project looks at how circular renovations can make a contribution to this. A mock-up of a circular prefab facade opened at Brightlands Chemelot Campus on Thursday, September 13. This mock-up is an essential part of innovation.
Post date: 11 Dec 2022
Type: Publication

Broadly, circular economy principles aim to design out waste and pollution, keep products and materials in use and regenerate natural systems.
Post date: 30 Nov 2022
Type: Publication

The session was presented by Aranzazu Galán González, Senior Researcher at Université Libre de Bruxelles and BUILD UP Editorial Board Member, and moderated by Helena O'Rourke-Potocki, from ICLEI.    The session presented the work developed so far on the design of the circular skills framework and the next steps for validation and implementation.   
Post date: 23 Nov 2022
Type: News

Main facts: Project type: Renovation of the thermal envelope and incorporation of photovoltaic panels Building type: Multifamily social housing Building location: Block A of the complex Ronda Arraona 29-31, Sant Quirze del Vallès (25 km from Barcelona, Catalonia) Floors/Height: Ground floor + 3
Post date: 23 Nov 2022
Type: Case

Les chantiers génèrent des flux matériels, énergétiques, humains et logistiques importants qu’il y a lieu d’optimiser dans le but de réduire l’impact environnemental des bâtiments.  
Post date: 16 Nov 2022
Type: Event

The European Urban Initiative (EUI) has launched €50 million call to support urban innovation and cities' capabilities to build a sustainable urban development. This call is a perfect translation into practise of the core values of the New European Bauhaus (NEB): aesthetics, sustainability, and inclusion.
Post date: 3 Nov 2022
Type: News

Within the BUS-GoCircular project, a general task-based qualification framework was developed for circular skills in construction, meaning a set of tasks and corresponding learning outcomes were mapped and connected to relevant professions throughout the construction value chain.  
Post date: 25 Oct 2022
Type: Publication