Target zero waste: building “second-hand” to revive materials
Articles - 05 Apr 2023
Salvaging and reusing materials to rethink the building stock of the future. From second-hand dealers to circular materials directories, how some cooperatives, architects, and EU projects are revolutionizing the construction works.
Circularity in the building sector: What to learn from Apollo 13 and The Truman Show
Articles - 27 Feb 2023
Giving materials a passport, designing buildings as temporary aggregates, and making companies responsible for their products. What we can learn from a European project, Apollo 13 and The Truman Show, to limit the environmental footprint of the construction industry?
Circularity for all? “There is a real risk of it becoming a privilege for the rich”
Articles - 07 Oct 2022
"There is a real risk of circularity becoming a privilege for the rich,” warns Chris Patermann, father of the bioeconomy. In Spain and Italy, two projects are testing new solutions to tear down the barriers hindering the uptake of a sustainable approach and fostering social inclusion in poor areas