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 06-08 March 2018 / ExCeL, London

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University of Brighton Responsible Futures

WasteZone
  1. Exploring the real consequences of our throw away lifestyles.

  2. Experts from the world of sustainable architecture will make individual presentations about their work before engaging in a debate considering the challenges and benefits of the circular economy in the construction industry.

  3. Ian’s discussion will consider the benefits of building with locally sourced materials.

  4. Professor Braungart will deliver a keynote address considering the strategies that need to be put in place to support a truly circular economy.

  5. Experts discuss their experiences visioning and working within the constraints of a circular supply chain for the construction industry.

  6. Professor Brooker will discuss themes informing his teaching, writing and practice, including ideas relating to the re-working of place, programme and material.

University of Brighton Responsible Futures

WasteZone
  1. Experts from the world of resource (waste) management will make individual presentations about their work before considering the real challenges & potentials when considering waste as a valuable resource.

  2. David Benjamin was listed in Rolling Stone Magazine’s “25 people to watch in 2018”. Designers, The Living, explore the future by building full-scale functioning prototypes today. 

  3. A workshop discussion exploring circular economy challenges, experienced by the audience, in aspects of their work.

  4. The key to making circular economy happen is to make it a compelling value proposition. This session will consider some of the approaches the built environment needs to consider in order to realise the full benefit of adopting circular economy principles.     

  5. Experts from the world of material invention and product design will make individual presentations about their practice and research before discussing ideas around sustainable material flows and material meanings.

  6. Rotor is a collective of people with a common interest in the material flows in industry and construction.

University of Brighton Responsible Futures

WasteZone
  1. Experts from the world of material invention and product design will make individual presentations about their practice and research before discussing ideas around sustainable material flows and material meanings.

  2. For many people Prof. Stahel is one of the fathers of the Circular Economy debate since publishing a paper ‘The Product Life Factor’ in 1982. 
  3. This session will explore the areas of material passports, reversible building design, measuring circularity, policy developments and real life pilots that illustrate circular economy in action in the built environment. The short & informative sessions will be rounded off with an opportunity to ask questions and gain further insight from around Europe.
  4. Dr. Peters will speak about Building Materials from Waste, including agri waste, circular thinking and more.

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