This edition brings together thought leaders who can see beyond the boundaries of their respective areas of expertise, and establish the necessary connections to re-think our current development path. This portfolio of 11 articles, spanning a variety of fields including architecture, agriculture, design, business, and engineering, provides both analytical and action-orientated insights that point towards a new regenerative framework for economic prosperity.
A must-read for anyone eager to grasp the issues of the circular economycircular economyA systems solution framework that tackles global challenges like climate change, biodiversity loss, waste, and pollution. It is based on three principles, driven by design: eliminate waste and pollution, circulate products and materials (at their highest value), and regenerate nature., with a view to ultimately contributing to this transition.
Foreword by Joël de Rosnay, Ph.D -Special Advisor to the President of Universcience, CEO of Biotics International. Author of The Macroscope
Circular business opportunities for the built environment — Ellen Franconi, Brett Bridgeland.
The renewable energy transition – Insights from Germany’s Energiewende — Patrick Graichen and Markus Steigenberger.
Towards a regenerative food system — Martin Stuchtey and Morten Rossé.
Ecosystems as a unifying model for cities and industry — Michael Pawlyn.
The circular economy of soil — L. Hunter Lovins.
Remanufacturing and the circular economy — Nabil Nasr.
Selling access over ownership — Ken Webster.
Broader lessons from self-organising traffic lights in city transport systems — Dirk Helbing and Stefan Lämmer.
Challenges and capabilities for scaling up circular economy business models – a change management perspective — Markus Zils, Phil Hawkins and Peter Hopkinson.
Cities as flows in a circular economy — Michael Batty.
Circularity indicators — Chris Tuppen.
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