Given the increasing scarcity of resources, a transition from the traditional linear “make-take-waste” production scenario to a circular model is essential to be able to meet the needs of future generations. In the circular economy concept1 products are designed in such a way that their components fit as nutrients in either the biological cycle – biodegradable after use, recycled, and regrown by nature itself – or the technical cycle of industrial non-renewable materials whose finite stocks need to be secured by high-level recycling.
|Title of host publication||Cultivated Building Materials|
|Subtitle of host publication||Industrialized Natural Resources for Architecture and Construction|
|Editors||Dirk E. Hebel, Felix Heisel|
|Place of Publication||Basel|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|