How to integrate circularity into architectural design?

This platform offers an overview of different methods and actions to design circular buildings. Scroll down to check them out.

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A short introduction.


You have probably heard of a circular economy. Because let's face it: the way we build today is not sustainable. Even worse, It is disastrous. The construction sector accounts for about 50% of the material consumption, is responsible for 35% of the total waste generation, and consumes about 40% of the energy. 

As a result, various building materials are becoming scarce and will soon be unavailable, not to mention landfills and incineration and their harmful consequences.

Now, the good news is: we can do something about it! Our actions can have a positive impact on the environment and the people living in it. 

This platform offers a set of actions you can take during the design process to proceed towards a circular economy, an economy where the economic activity is decoupled from the consumption of finite resources.

Image by Alex Litvin

It is not one big action.
There are multiple small ones.

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