Building a Circular Future - 3rd edition

By Red. Kasper Guldager Jensen og John Sommer

DKK 295

9788799867011

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About the way we use and reuse the resources in the building industry and ultimately eliminate the concept of wast. The book has just been published in an updated 3rd edition with 50 new pages containing new case study projects and circular business models as well as new perspectives and methods.

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About the way we use and reuse the resources in the building industry and ultimately eliminate the concept of waste. The book has just been published in an updated 3rd edition with 50 new pages containing new case study projects and circular business models as well as new perspectives and methods. The book seeks to provide inspiration for building a circular future by providing a set of principles and bringing forward the best practices from in and outside the building industry.

This book presents findings, case studies, background and context for the project ’Building a Circular Future’, and consist of three main chapters: Design for Disassembly, Material Passport and Circular Economy.All content comes from extensive research and through workshops with partners across industries.

The book furthermore provides 15 principles for ‘Building a Circular Future’ and a thoroughly calculated business case, which documents that a demolition, that today would cost 16 million dkk, can be turned into a 35 million dkk business upside in a future circular building industry.

Richly illustrated. English language edition.

CONTENTS
Background:
Digital framework
The Seventh dimension
Reinventing the past
Digital disassembly:
Existing examples
How to design
Case study redesign
Material passport:
What is a material passport
Existing examples
How to implement
Case study implementation
Circular economy:
What is circular economy
Existing examples
How to make circular business
Business case on case study
 
Reviews:
‘This book underlines the cross-disciplinary nature of the circular economy, as well as the utmost importance of design.The authors make a strong case for an innovative and collaborative approach across the architecture and building industry’
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Circular Economy Leaders
 
‘It is wonderful to see Cradle to Cradle taken up vigorously by people interested in the circular economy.As an architect, I know our job in creating buildings is to put wisdom into practice, and to render these important concepts visible for all to see.This book is inspiring in its ambition to show us what this can look like now’
William McDonough
Co-author of Cradle to Cradle
 
 

AuthorRed. Kasper Guldager Jensen og John Sommer
Format17 x 23 cm
Published2016
LanguageEngelsk
ISBN9788799867011
PublisherGXN INNOVATION
BindingSoft cover
Page count268