Putting Circular Construction into practice (in Portugal)
What will be the episode about ?
Circularity should be planned from the pre-design phase of a construction project. Nevertheless, when circular construction projects are applied they face several challenges. How to implement real circular practices on the field? In this episode we discuss specifically how circularity is integrated in the construction sector in Portugal.
Guests discuss real on-site circular practices, the biggest players in the sector today, and the major challenges that still hinder circularity from becoming the standard in the construction sector.
This episode was researched, written, produced and edited by Océane Sanglard, Dr. Verena Göswein, Ana Mestre and Henrique Duarte.
Who will moderate the discussion ?
Ana is a senior consultant at 3drivers. With a background in energy and environmental engineering, she has always been motivated by the topic of sustainable construction, particularly in building renovation. Her experience is diverse, ranging from academic research for European projects, consultancy for companies to project development in NGOs. Throughout her experience she has become increasingly interested in waste management. She is driven by the passion of making cities smart and resilient.
Who will take part in the discussion?
Luis is the project manager of VIC properties which is a Portuguese real estate developer focused on residential properties in the large cities of Portugal. Luis is also a member of the Circular EcoBIM project. Within VIC Properties, he proposes case studies that will be analyzed and tested.
Co-founder of Tellus, Rethinking Tourism, Laura has more than fifteen years of experience in Talent Management & People Operations. Her startup is focused on sustainable tourism, climate action and circular economy. She is multilingual with international experience working across several vertical markets and industries.
Where to find the episode ?
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