Quotation Foster, Gillian Joanne. 2019. Planning the Circular City: Focus on Buildings' Environmental Impact. BDC - Bollettino del Centro Calza Bini. 19 (1), 117-123.




Circular City initiatives to implement circular economy goals are expanding in Europe. This article provides the nascent Circular City movement with a rationale and motivation to target existing buildings and cultural heritage buildings. The article argues that Circular City initiatives should aim to achieve low-carbon development; less construction and demolition wastes; improving energy efficiency; and improving resource efficiency in the buildings sector in line with European Union policy goals.


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  • Europe
  • Circular Economy
  • Urban
  • Heritage
  • Policy
  • Circular City
  • Environmental Impact

Publication's profile

Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Journal article
Journal BDC - Bollettino del Centro Calza Bini
Language English
Title Planning the Circular City: Focus on Buildings' Environmental Impact
Volume 19
Number 1
Year 2019
Page from 117
Page to 123
Reviewed? Y
URL http://www.serena.unina.it/index.php/bdc/article/view/7063/8005
DOI na
Open Access Y
Open Access Link http://www.serena.unina.it/index.php/bdc/article/view/7063/8005
JEL Q01, O18, Q58


Foster, Gillian Joanne (Former researcher)
Institute for Ecological Economics IN (Details)
Research areas (Ă–STAT Classification 'Statistik Austria')
2919 Energy research (Details)
2959 Sustainable development, sustainable economics (Details)
4118 Renewable energy (also energy sources, raw materials) (Details)
4119 Regenerable raw materials (Details)
4924 Sustainable development, sustainable economics (Details)
5368 Sustainable development, sustainable economics (Details)
5912 Social sciences (interdisciplinary) (Details)
5914 Environmental research (Details)
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