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Interface produces modular carpet tiles that allow for endless customisation.
The Excess Materials Exchange (EME) is a digital marketplace where companies can exchange excess materials with each other.
Adaptavate provides a new approach to the way building materials are produced, used and disposed of.
TU Delft is researching how the self-healing capacity of concrete structures can be improved by using calcite-precipitating bacteria and what conditions are nece
Ecopneus in collaboration with Matrec has a catalogue of products that are made through the recovery and reuse of end-of-life tyres. Each product and powder / granule of the catalog is presented wi
The Biological House was created by a multidisciplinary team involving more than 40 partners, including Copenhagen-based design firm Een TIl Een, sustainable architecture firm GXN, wood-treatment c
The path near Lidzbark Warminski is illuminated by phosphor, a synthetic material that lights up after it’s charged by sunlight.
Researchers from North Carolina A&T State University have developed a process that uses pig manure as a low-cost replacement for petroleum in the production of road asphalt.
Robotic Pipe Repair develops automated and robotic technologies to address many of the challenges associated with trenchless pipeline repair and maintenance operations.
Using the waste construction materials as a starting point, Stonecycling grinds, blends and processes them in to produce WasteBasedBricks. The waste materials are collected in a 150 kilometer radiu
SLAG-REC, an innovative research project recently completed in Italy, aims at realising a new system for slag recycling and introducing it to the market.
C2CA Technology was established to develop and utilise new, innovative knowledge about concrete recycling and apply more in situ recycling technologies for Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW).
New Horizon sees the city as a source of materials.
Lunera Lighting as a Service is not a lease.
A research team within the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment is developing a circular business model based on the use of multifunctional façades
CirMar creates products to bring the circular economy in practice. CirMar creates the digitisation of the materials passport, a materials bank, and a marketplace for secondary raw materials.
Researchers in Australia are developing ways to use waste coffee grounds as a material for road construction.
The world's first bio-based facade stands in Dinteloord. The facade is clad with panels of biobased Nabasco, a composite of bioresin and hemp fiber produced
Owens Corning is a manufacturer of glass fiber for buildings and has made energy efficiency a key focus area.
Denmark is officially home to the world’s first biological house, a conceptual structure built from upcycled agricultural materials, including bits of tomato stems, seaweed, grass and glass that wo
MX3D develops groundbreaking robotic additive manufacturing technology.
DERBIPURE® is a bitumen free waterproofing membrane based on vegetal components produced by Derbigum.
BamCore produces code compliant structural and non-structural panels that are manufactured from timber bamboo in the U.S.
Pavegen is a multifunctional custom flooring system. As people step on the tiles, their weight causes electric-magnetic induction that generates electricity.
Globechain is an online reuse platform that connects businesses, charities and people to enable them to reuse unwanted items within a global supply chain network creating a waste audit and social i
There is a growing movement towards construction methods that make increasing use of wood, one of the oldest construction materials.
Adapt Laser Systems uses laser cleaning technology to vaporize and remove surface contaminants.
Leeuwarden has opened the world’s first bike path made from recycled toilet paper. A consortium of local authorities and construction companies (Wetterskip Fryslân (Friesland’s water company), Prov
Mosa tiles currently contain a percentage of “pre-consumer” recycled material originating from production waste and residual materials from the stone industry: wall
LED Lease suppiies light as a service.
DB Export has developed a machine that can pulverise beer bottles into grass granules of the same size as what you would find in sand within 5 seconds.
KWS, a leading Dutch asphalt producer, has developed ‘PlasticRoad’, a road surface m
The Madaster Platform is designed as a public, online library of materials in the built environment that is accessible to all: individuals, businesses and governments.
bioMASON employs bacteria to “grow” durable cement in ambient temperatures between loose grains of aggregate; producing building materials without emitting greenhouse gases, and without the depleti
For the foundation “Kinderparadijs Meidoorn”, 2012Architecten designed a new playground using five discarded rotor blades from wind turbines.
The steel industry creates huge amounts of waste, approximately 700kg for every tonne of crude steel produced.
Schiphol Group, Cofely and Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, have entered into a collaboration for the new lighting in the terminal buildings at Amst
The Chicago City Council has taken great initiative when it comes to green roofs.
Niaga® Technology offers a completely new way of making carpet, using pure materials only. Niaga® Technology gives carpet designers and users full freedom to make any carpet mono-material or separa
The BAMB Project consists of 15 partners from 7 European countries working together to enable a systemic shift in the building sector by creating circular solutions.