Circular Economy thinking in construction is now the theme of a number of construction projects, manufacturing initiatives, research projects, standards developments, books, workshops and conferences. Come and listen to the latest activities and thinking going on in all these areas related to construction, including British Glass who will represent the FISSAC project, on Friday 20 January 2016 at the Building Centre, in central London (UK). (altro…)

The second FISSAC newsletter has been released. This edition contains articles on the pilot living lab project of FISSAC, a special report on steel, a project update and more information on events. To view the second FISSAC newsletter please go here.

Around 20 participants representing different stakeholders in the construction sector gathered on the 27th of October in Floda, a small town near Gothenburg, Sweden. One of the basics of the living lab process is to take the participants out from the familiar office environment, to the “field” and to the projects where circular economy principles are being implemented. The first living lab meeting was therefore hosted by Garveriet a Swedish pilot-case living lab that strives to become a centre of sustainable development and a hub of ecosystem-inspired businesses.


The International Workshop “Trends and opportunities in the construction sector” took place on 22 November 2016 at the Headquarters of ACCIONA Infrastructure S.A. In order to catch the attention of a wide audience, the workshop was entitled “Trends and Opportunities in the Construction Sector”, and speakers from FP7 and H2020 Projects were invited together with other talks which were out of the framework of European-funded projects. (altro…)