Categories: Cities

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December 20, 2018

New geo-design tool helps cities turn waste into value

A new geo-design spatial mapping tool connects waste streams to circular business opportunities, giving city authorities and urban designers the ability to turn bread into…

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December 4, 2018

‘Socio-Technical City’: A design vision for The City of the Future

In collaboration with UNStudio and a multidisciplinary team of experts, Metabolic has helped develop the vision for the Socio-Technical City, a concept for a new…

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November 22, 2018

Kick-start 2019 with a Circular Cities Masterclass

Organizations across the Netherlands will once again kick off the new year with the ‘Week of the Circular Economy’ running 14-18 January 2019. As part of…

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October 19, 2018

How a Circular Charlotte could end waste and poverty

The City of Charlotte has unveiled a strategy for a new, regenerative economic model designed to generate zero waste, thousands of jobs, and billions in…

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October 9, 2018

Report reveals how to integrate circular building into BREEAM sustainability certification

Metabolic has contributed to a new framework for circular building practices that could help inform BREEAM, the world’s leading sustainability certification scheme for buildings. With…

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July 12, 2018

Rotterdam: a circular economy powerhouse?

A report released as part of the City of Rotterdam’s ambitious bid to become a fully circular city by 2050 has found huge environmental, social…

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May 30, 2018

Housing corporations at the heart of a circular Amsterdam

Housing corporations own just under half of Amsterdam’s homes. Helping them achieve sustainability goals can drive wide-scale change across the city and contribute to the…

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May 25, 2018

Masterclass: Designing Circular Cities of the Future

What kind of city would you like to live in – five, ten, fifteen years from now? From 20-24 June, city changers will gather for…

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March 4, 2018

Metabolic Circular Cities Program Launches

By 2050, 70% of us will live in cities. To meet the challenges of today and prepare for tomorrow, cities must rapidly embed sustainable approaches…

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February 23, 2018

Rotterdam Targets Circular Future with Metabolic and Partners

The city of Rotterdam – the second largest in the Netherlands – has asked Metabolic and its partners to develop a roadmap for how a…