Two years of developing circular deep renovation solutions - what do we know?
The experience of working on the EU-funded Drive 0 project for over two years, shows that it is not enough to just focus on technical innovation if we truly want a circular transformation of the construction sector. To achieve ‘circular ecosystem innovation’, innovations at several levels are needed and those most often are very interdependent.
An insight into the New European Bauhaus winner, APROP
Barcelona City Council about Europe's best modular, adaptable and mobile living solution
The European Commission recognised the essential work of APROP Ciutat Vella in Barcelona and the help it provided to evicted households with emergency accommodation in their own neighbourhood. Eduard Cabré Romans, International Relations Consultant at the Barcelona Municipal Institute for Housing and Renovation (IMHAB) tells you how turning shipping containers into homes has made a difference to many.
Bauhaus coming full-circle: sustainable buildings in a resource-efficient economy
An article by our EU-funded project, Houseful
The HOUSEFUL project that targets the uptake of circular buildings in the housing sector has looked closely at the New European Bauhaus initiative, especially at the new opportunities and perhaps challenges that it presents. The article also features the view of Housing Europe's Secretary-General Sorcha Edwards, have a read.