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Sustainable Design Academy

Materials & Circular Design

Circular Economy & Design

The application of the circular economy within workplace projects. Definitions & principles; technical and biological cycles; significance and benefits; implementation; procurement and tendering for greater circularity.

  • Modules: 4 + Reference material and articles
  • Hours Needed: 2 hours (plus research time)
  • Tutors: Asif Din, Sustainability Director, Perkins&Will / Lucy Bagshaw, Project Director (Sustainable Designer), TP Bennett
  • Exam: No
  • Certificate: Yes

Holistic Approach to Circular Design and Sustainable Materials

Explore the transformative power of circular economy in design and the built environment, emphasising regeneration and sustainability. Learn practical tools to shift design thinking towards circularity and examine its impact on healthy materials. Discover the Cradle-to-Cradle certification’s holistic approach, ensuring products meet rigorous environmental and social standards while contributing to a circular economy.
  • Modules:
  • Hours Needed: 1 hour (plus research time)
  • Tutors: Roxane Spears, Vice President Sustainability, Tarkett
  • Exam: No
  • Certificate: Yes
  • Language: English