Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW; 1 AIBD P-CE; 0.1 ICC CEU; 0.1 IACET CEU
May qualify for learning hours through most Canadian architectural associations
This webinar is part of the Sustainability Academy
Discover the transformative power of circularity in design, where resources are efficiently utilized and waste is minimized within a closed-loop system. Throughout this webinar, experts will emphasize the significance of circularity in the built environment, shedding light on the impact of the linear economy and the vital transition to a circular approach. Our speakers will provide valuable strategies for architects and designers to effectively incorporate circularity into their projects, showcasing real-life examples of successful implementations.
Furthermore, we will explore the latest innovations in the manufacturing industry, uncovering how they promote circularity in operations and products. By the end of the webinar, attendees will leave equipped with a deeper understanding of how to infuse circularity into their designs, harnessing its numerous benefits to propel designs towards a sustainable future.
- Define the concept of a circular economy and its importance in the built environment, including its potential to reduce carbon emissions and promote sustainability.
- Identify strategies and approaches for transitioning from a linear economy to a circular one in the design and construction industry, considering the benefits of circular materials, construction practices, and resource efficiency.
- Explore opportunities to incorporate circularity within architectural and design projects, including case studies and best practices that demonstrate successful implementation of circular principles in material sourcing, product design, and construction methods.
- Examine the innovations and advancements occurring in the manufacturing industry to promote circularity in their operations and products, highlighting the potential for collaboration and industry-wide efforts to drive circularity in the built environment.