'Reimagine the building as an asset bank': Circular building design toolkit launched by Arup and Ellen MacArthur Foundation

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The People's Pavilion in Einhoven, a temporary structure built with circular design principles for 2017 Dutch Design Week | Credit: iStock
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The People's Pavilion in Einhoven, a temporary structure built with circular design principles for 2017 Dutch Design Week | Credit: iStock

Free-to-use resource aims to move industry away from 'take, make, waste model' and encourage more sustainable use of raw materials

A new toolkit for enabling 'circular building' design has been published this week by engineering consultancy giant Arup in association with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, with a view to providing practical...

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