The importance of circularity in construction confirmed by the European Commission

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission has published a report on construction and demolition waste (CDW (...)


European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform

On 15 and 16 April 2024, the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference is happening in Brussels, with a twist! The (...)


The Phenix

This project won  the Circular Economy Prize at the national  level of  the Green Solutions Awards 2022-2023 and a mention (...)


Re:Crete Footbridge

In French This project won a "Technical Challenge" mention for the category "Outside the framework" of the Trophées Bâtiments (...)


[Magic wand] Construction21's eleven wishes for 2023

What would you do in 2023 with a magic wand? We have chosen eleven wishes. It's up to you to formulate the following. And (...)


CISL Entopia Building – Material learnings and reuse

The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) needed a headquarters that reflected its own values, so it (...)


Why turning old city bridges into new urban parks is such a great idea

image source : depositphotos The recent opening of the Castlefield Viaduct Sky Park in Manchester, UK, has brought fresh (...)


Why Adaptive Reuse Matters in Green Construction

Commercial construction can be an expensive and time-intensive process. While new housing communities, industrial buildings (...)


|CALL FOR PAPERS| Fifth Symposium on Urban Mining and Circular Economy SUM 2020

Paper submission - The postponement of the Symposium allows us to welcome paper proposals until 31st May 2020.   Papers mus (...)


RE4 Project: final video

The RE4 project has reached its end. The research project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovat (...)


How we can recycle more buildings

More than 35 billion tonnes of non-metallic minerals are extracted from the Earth every year. These materials mainly end (...)