CIRCULAR ECONOMY DESIGN GUIDE
Launched on 30th January 2024, this guide aims to provide a comprehensive overview and understanding of how to design for a Circular Economy.
This document represents a culmination of hard work and contributions by multiple skilled individuals from across the industry, over the past 3 years.
Following the successful completion of the 'Circular Series' lunchtime sessions in 2021, a report was produced to collate all the valuable information presented during these events. More recently, and to assist with concluding the guide, the 'Closing the Loop' workshop in November 2023 called for input to help identify key strategic actions for a building’s end of life.
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DOC 1 – CE RIBA OVERLAY
Circular Economy plan of works that follows the RIBA Work stages. Split out to Retrofit , Reuse and Newbuild, and each runs through three fundamental circular economy principles: Maximise Reuse, Design for Optimisation, and Minimise Impact and Waste.
DOC 02 – FULL DESIGN GUIDE
A Design guide for the Circular Economy in the Built Environment.
This guide aims to provide a comprehensive overview and understanding of how to design for a Circular Economy.
ACAN is a network of individuals within architecture and related built environment professions taking action to address the twin crises of climate and ecological breakdown.
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