Building a Circular Future
The book is the result of a one-year research project supported by the Danish Environmental Agency's Innovation Program (MUDP).
The contents has been developed through extensive research, knowledge sharing and workshops between 3XN Architects — GXN Innovation (architects), MT Højgaard (contractors), Kingo Karlsen (demolitioners), VIA University College (constructing architects), Vugge til Vugge Danmark (circular economy) and Henrik Innovation (building innovation).
The project is building with Lejerbo as the client, the World's first social housing unit built after circular principles and marketed on normal terms.
The project is supported by the Danish Environmental Protection Agency and Realdania and brings together 30 different companies across the entire value chain of the building:
Lejerbo (bygherre), GXN Innovation, Foreningen for Byggeriets Samfundsansvar (FBSA), MT Højgaard, Statens Byggeforskningsinstitut (SBi). Aarhus Kommune, 3XN Architects, Lendager Group, Vandkunsten, Orbicon, Dansk Beton, Spæncom, Peikko, Kalk, Dovista, Velfac, Komproment, Rockwool, Caverion, Gyproc, Tarkett, NCC Construction, Kingo Karlsen, Tscherning, RGS Nordic, Troldtekt, Responsible Assets, Horten Advokatpartnerselskab, Lauritzen Advising, Hildebrandt & Brandi, CINARK, Ingeniørhøjskolen Aarhus Universitet