AGATHÓN | International Journal of Architecture Art and Design


Online-Issn No :
2532-683X
Print-Issn No :
2464-9309
Language :
English
Publisher :
Palermo University Press

Indexed - 2019 : IPI Value (1.92)


The Design Process towards Resource Productivity. A Case Study


Article PDF :

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Article type :

Case report

Author :

Serena Baiani,Paola Altamura

Volume :

5

Issue :

1

Abstract :

The transition to a circular economy, applied as a priority to the built environment, is recognized in the most recent EU guidelines as a promising approach to increase resource productivity. In Italy, a powerful lever is represented by the mandatory application of the Minimum Environmental Criteria within Green Public Procurement which, in construction (Ministerial Decree 11/10/2017), concern the totality of the contracts. The paper describes one of the first complete implementations of these Criteria, considering the innovation in the design process from a life cycle perspective, which is reflected in particular in the methods of selection and procurement of natural and eco-friendly materials, with recycled content and certificated products, as well as in the design for disassembly of building components.

Keyword :

resource productivity, cradle to cradle, design for disassembly, recycled materials, green public procurement

Doi :

https://doi.org/10.19229/2464-9309/592019

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