Circular economy strategies seek to reduce the total resources extracted from the environment in order to reduce the waste that human activities generate in pursuit of modern design. Circular Economy concepts – including using waste and recycling waste products as a building material – are well suited to the building and construction sector in our cities. Therefore, this panel takes a deep dive into enhancing material lifespans and multiple benefits that can be extended beyond the building project itself and into its internal components while also contributing to economic savings and sustainable design.
At the end of this panel, attendees will be able to:
AACA Competency Standards related to this session:
Design: Pre Design
2.1 Identification, analysis and integration of information relevant to siting of project
2.3 Evaluation of factors influencing and impacting on project costs
Design: Conceptual Design
3.1 Design response integrates the objectives of brief, user intent and built purpose
3.6 Assessment of the economic impact on the project of design strategies and options
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Please note you are required to attend the full hour of each session and submit the relevant questionnaire to redeem your formal AIA Refuel points.
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Kaunitz Yeung Architecture
Ringvall Circular Consulting
Centre for Sustainable Materials Research & Technology
School of Built Environment, UTS
Circular Economy Alliance Australia (CEAA)