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15 Mar 2016

Do you really need to demolish that site?

It’s always best, when considering demolishing a building, to ask certain questions before beginning any work – even planning work. The first, and perhaps the biggest, is to ask why are you wanting to demolish the existing site – can it be redeveloped or can elements of the...
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15 Feb 2016

Design for Deconstruction Case Study 5: Office building

This is the fifth and final in a series of case studies that use a new methodology to assess the deconstruction potential of new build properties. The case studies and methodology have been funded by the BRE Trust to raise awareness amongst architects, designers and contractors...
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11 Feb 2016

Design for Deconstruction Case Study 4: Ski slope

This is the fourth in a series of case studies that use a new methodology to assess the deconstruction potential of new build properties. The case studies and methodology have been funded by the BRE Trust to raise awareness amongst architects, designers and contractors of the...
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22 Jan 2016

Design for Deconstruction Case Study 3: Traditional House

This is the third in a series of case studies that use a new methodology to assess the deconstruction potential of new build properties. The case studies and methodology have been funded by the BRE Trust to raise awareness amongst architects, designers and contractors of the...
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05 Jan 2016

Design for Deconstruction Case Study 2: PassivHaus

This is the second in a series of case studies that use a new methodology to assess the deconstruction potential of new build properties. The case studies and methodology have been funded by the BRE Trust to raise awareness amongst architects, designers and contractors of the...
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16 Dec 2015

Design for Deconstruction: Case Study : Modular Show House Construction

This is the first in a series of case studies that use a new methodology to assess the deconstruction potential of new build properties. The case studies and methodology have been funded by the BRE Trust to raise awareness amongst architects, designers and contractors of the...
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04 Dec 2015

Design for Deconstruction – helping construction unlock the benefits of the Circular Economy

The emerging principles of the circular economy are driving greater resource efficiency. Construction and the built environment is the single biggest user of materials and generator of waste in the UK economy. Effectively dealing with buildings at the end of their life has the...
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