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Crafting circularity : a European education project exploring sustainable construction practices with future architects
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Abstract
Situated within the broader scope of the ERASMUS+ research project Crafting Circularity: Rethinking Sustainable Design and Construction in Architecture Education, the present paper is an early contribution on project-based learning-through-making methodologies and their implementation in architectural curricula. The construction industry exploits vast quantities of raw materials, produces more than a third of global waste, and causes a large portion of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions. However, while new models tackling resource scarcity emerge in practice and an array of R-strategies is discussed within the research community, education is yet to adjust, architectural education in particular. If architects are a decisive agent of change, this needs to be distinctly reflected in the reorientation of teaching. This project discusses strategies for translating current research findings on circular construction practices into architectural education. The various components of the project are presented, along with first outcomes and transferable insights.
Language
English
Source (journal)
E3S Web of Conferences
Source (book)
4th International Conference on Environmental Design (ICED2023), Athens, Greece, October 20-22, 2023
Publication
2023
ISSN
2267-1242
DOI
10.1051/E3SCONF/202343601014
Volume/pages
436 (2023) , p. 1-8
Article Reference
01014
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Last edited 19.12.2023
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