• On April 1st the Horizon2020-Project DECISIVE invited to its first Focus Group meeting in Brussels. DECISIVE develops solutions for decentralised bio-waste management such as local composting and digestion. As the Hamburg case study in REPAiR is focusing on bio-waste, Andreas Obersteg from HafenCity University Hamburg (HCU) was invited to become a member of the DECISIVE […]

  • A delegation from the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and a group of 45 urban planning and human geography students and teaching staff from Leeds Beckett University (LBU) visited Hamburg and the HafenCity University (HCU) in the week from 25 to 29 March. In a lecture, Andreas Obersteg (HCU) presented the REPAiR case study on […]

  • UrbanWINS logo

    On April, the 4th 2019 at GreenBizz in Brussels, UrbanWINS project is organising a final conference titled “The city as a living organism, understanding its metabolism to reduce its resource consumption”. After three years of work, the EU-funded UrbanWINS project will come to an end this May. During its lifetime, UrbanWINS has developed and tested methods for designing […]

  • 20190218-Hamburg-Altona PULL REPAiR

    The 3rd Hamburg-Altona PULL workshop took place on 13.02.2019 in HafenCity University, the meeting focused on a deeper discussion about ideas for eco-innovative solutions in Hamburg-Altona. In the last workshop in November the problems of waste prevention, collection and treatment in the district of Altona had been discussed. Furthermore the analysis of five exemplary neighborhoods […]

  • Pesti Sracok

    An article about the PULL in Pécs and REPAiR project has just been released in a Hungarian online newspaper. If you are familiar with the Hungarian language, read the article.

  • 20190220 REPAiR_News_future_built_London pic

    Professor Arjan van Timmeren – principal investigator – and Alex Wandl – scientific project leader – of REPAiR, both members of the Department of Urbanism at Delft University of Technology discuss their ideas about circular cities at the Responsible Futures’ Waste Zone at Futurebuild 2019 with experts from all over the world. Arjan joins the panel […]

  • A session titled “From Waste Management to Circular Economy in Regions and Cities: Agendas, Arenas, Actors” is going to take place at the RSA Annual Conference, which will be organized in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, from 5th to 7th of June 2019. For more information on the conference, check here. In the last few years, circular […]

  • 20190212 TUD 0

    At the monthly Urbanism Lunch Seminar (TUD), which took place in Delft on February 12th 2019, the TUD REPAiR team gave a comprehensive presentation and interactive workshop, presenting the results of the project after two and a half years. Alexander Wandl, introduced the meeting with Geodesign and Peri-urban living Lab methodology developed throughout the project. The […]

  • tecnm REPAiR

    The main elements of the geodesign-based methodology used within REPAiR for co-designing eco-innovative solutions in peri-urban areas has been presented by Dr. Gustavo Arciniegas (director of Geo-Col and REPAiR consortium partner), at the First 2019 Meeting of the University Council, Tecnológico Nacional de México, campus Bahía de Banderas, on February 5, 2019. The talk ‘Methodology for […]

  • 20190207 msz poland

    Yesterday, the REPAiR project was presented at a meeting organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland in Warsaw. The meeting was organized for Polish companies and research institutions which are offering and addressing solutions which fits the circular economy concept. The Polish REPAiR partner Pheno Horizon (PH) has presented the work of the […]

  • 201901 Lodzkie House logo

    REPAiR scientific coordinator, together with the representatives of consortium members Pheno Horizon and Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization – Polish Academy of Sciences, met the representatives of the Lodzkie House – a regional office of the Lodzkie Voivodship in Brussels, on 25 of January 2019. The purpose of the meeting was to present the REPAiR […]

  • Lodz

    One of the events organized during the several-day visit of Alexander Wandl in Poland was a meeting with representatives of the City of Lodz Office responsible for spatial- and strategic planning. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Strategy Department of the City of Lodz and the City Urban Planning Department. From the very […]

  • Nearly 9,000 professionals gathered and over 25,000 visited Open Days of the 4th edition of 4 Design Days, organized in Katowice, Poland between 24th and 27th of January 2019. This has been the largest event for the property, architecture, interiors and design market in Central and Eastern Europe. During four days, the icons of global and […]

  • 20190117 JRC seminar Politecnico Milano

    During the seminar related to sustainability and circular economy, organized by the Department of environmental engineering of the Polytechnic of Milan, a REPAiR researcher and the representative of the consortium partner Joint Research Centre, European Commission (JRC) Davide Tonini presented the activities related to sustainability assessment within REPAiR. Polytechnic of Milan (Politecnico Milano) is a […]

  • 201812 article Sustainability, REPAiR

    We are happy to announce a new scientific paper by REPAiR researchers Libera Amenta and Arjan van Timmeren entitled”Beyond Wastescapes: Towards Circular Landscapes. Addressing the Spatial Dimension of Circularity through the Regeneration of Wastescapes”, published in the journal: Sustainability 2018, 10(12), 4740; doi:10.3390/su10124740. Wastescapes are the result of unsustainable linear growth processes and their spatial […]

  • 201812 TEDx Amsterdam Future of cities

    Prof.dr.ir. Arjan van Timmeren, Professor of Environmental Technology & Design – Urbanism at the TU Delft and Scientific Director of the Amsterdam Institute for Metropolitan Solutions (AMS) and REPAiR project scientific coordinator, explains how increasing our understanding of the waste our cities produce we can develop new approaches increasing the use of material sources around […]

  • NGM 2019

    REPAiR is organizing a session “Waste management and circular economy in regional development and planning” at the 8th Nordic Geographers Meeting in Trondheim in June 2019 (more on the conference: https://www.ntnu.edu/geography/ngm-2019). This session aims to bring together papers on the different aspects of implementing the waste management and circular economy on an urban scale, focusing […]

  • Hamburg conference REPAiR

    The REPAiR Hamburg team is organizing a conference as part of the REPAiR 5th Consortium Meeting on 10th of October 2018. The conference entitled “Resource management and circular economy in city regions – Contributions to climate mitigation and sustainable spatial development” will highlight the topic of resource management and circular economy by presenting research projects, urban and […]

  • Urbanpromo GREEN REPAiR

    REPAiR researchers Libera Amenta and Michelangelo Russo from Italian University of Naples Federico II has presented a paper in a session about resilience at the Urbanpromo GREEN conference, held in Venice, Italy on September 20 and 21 2018. Urbanpromo Green renews the exploration of the innovations produced by sustainability policies in urban and territorial planning, in urban and architectural design, in […]

  • traveling Trash Tour REPAiR

    Traveling trash tour – cycling Europe against plastic Waste visits TU Delft Wednesday September 19 -17:00 TU Delft Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment Room B   How to close the loop: steps towards a system-wide transition to the Circular Economy Biomimicry, cradle to cradle and thinking in loops – are you ready to […]

  • Fig. 3 - A hypothetical example for plastic household waste

    We are proud to announce the newest scientific article by REPAiR team members Sue Ellen Taelman, Davide Tonini, Alexander Wandl and Jo Dewulf. The article “A Holistic Sustainability Framework for Waste Management in European Cities: Concept Development” proposes a conceptual and comprehensive sustainability framework to support decision-making in the waste management of European cities. The framework comprises […]

  • REPAiR 2nd Conference on LCA of waste 3

    The REPAiR researcher Sue Ellen Taelman from Gent University have presented at the 2nd Conference on Life Cycle Assessment of waste – Integrated Residual Resource Management and Assessment a paper titled “Sustainability analysis: local to global impacts in the urban waste management sector”. The use of life cycle thinking (LCT) and assessment (LCA) in waste and resource […]

  • 20180605 Ghent PULL 2 1

    The second PULL workshop in Ghent focused on objectives and priorities for bio-waste management in the focus area Ghent-Destelbergen. Based on the challenges identified during the previous meeting, the participants discussed the objectives and their priorities. The following top-6 objectives were identified: Retail, catering and households are committed to preventing and reducing food waste or […]

  • The IGSO PAS and Pheno Horizon REPAiR teams organized the second Peri-Urban Living Lab (PULL) workshop in Łódź on 14th May 2018. The participants representing local and regional authorities, waste management companies, associations, universities, spatial planning offices and various companies gathered to discuss and indicate problems of waste management regarding Łódź Metropolitan Area. The main […]

  • PULL Ghent

    The objective of the first PULL-meeting was to explain the REPAiR-project and its potential as a tool for the city of Ghent and its neighboring municipalities to plan and experience eco-innovative solutions to (better) valorize (their) bio-waste flows. This occasion consisted in the first opportunity for stakeholders from different disciplines to get acquainted and to […]

  • Recycling opportunities around the High Speed train area, including shopping centers, urbanized countryside and former landfills March 28, 2018, from 15 to 18.30 Library of Afragola, Via Firenze 33 The PULL workshop of the 28th of March is the second appointment of a series of seminars promoted by the Department of Architecture of the University […]

  • news 20180326 TUD C.Kennedy

    We proudly invite you to join the lecture by prof. Christopher Kennedy from University of Vistoria at TU Delft Science Center – March 27th 2018, 15.45 – 17.00. Understanding the drivers of energy and material flows of cities is important for addressing global environmental challenges. Accessing, sharing, and managing energy and material resources is particularly […]

  • Second Amsterdam PULL workshop 2

    The second Amsterdam Peri-Urban Living Lab (PULL) workshop was organised on February 19, 2018. Working with predefined challenges for the circular economy in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area (AMA), the aim of the workshop was to jointly develop a set of first initial eco-innovative solutions. The workshop attracted a large, broad group of participants, including representatives […]

  • UNINA seminars

    A series of seminars, part of the European research project REPAiR, and following the previous meetings on the topics of organic and construction and demolition waste, are promoted by the Department of Architecture of the University of Naples Federico II, together with the Campania Region Authority. The objectives of these workshops are to start a […]

  • he Circularity Gap Report

    As the World Economic Forum is fast approaching, we are getting ready to launch our landmark The Circularity Gap Report (link for download: http://shiftingparadigms.nl/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/the-circularity-gap-report-2018.pdf) during a breakfast session organised by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. We are reaching out to you to ask for your help in launching this vital report aimed at […]

  • RSA Conference

    The 2018 RSA Annual Conference aims to address processes of global reversal and regional revival, in a world dominated by flows of capital, labor, and knowledge. Further it seeks to understand the political, economic and social factors that initiate change and how these changes are finding new expressions as the world’s political and economic system […]

  • Unina

    The event is conceived within the activities of Knowledge Transfer/ Education carried out by DiARC, with the aim of orienting students’ interests on the terms of eco-innovation and Wastescapes. Moreover, the workshop stresses the concept of eco-innovation as a design requirement for new, multi-functional green infrastructure aimed at redeveloping peri-urban areas in the Metropolitan Area […]

  • The Hungarian Academy of Sciences organizes a celebration series in every November in order to remember its foundation by Count István Széchenyi on 3 November 1825 and to give the floor to present the most important and interesting research results. Under the umbrella of the celebration, on 28 November 2017, the Institute for Regional Studies […]

  • 3rd consortium meeting

    During the six days of events organized by REPAiR consortium partner Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization (IGiPZ) in middle of October 2017, REPAiR community had the opportunity to meet, comment, discuss and present its work. Executive Board meeting took place on Sunday afternoon, 15th of October, where important organizational issues of the project were […]

  • The-1st-Amsterdam-PULL-workshop

    This workshop focused on sharpening the main challenges for circular economy development in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area (AMA). Next to the TU Delft REPAiR team and Dutch project partners, stakeholders from the AMA also took part, together with REPAiR team members from Belgium and Hungary. Before the workshop, challenge trees were developed using input from […]

  • 2nd REPAiR Consortium Meeting, Naples, 07/08/09 June 2017 The Second Consortium meeting of REPAiR took place in Naples in Campania Region, one of the pilot cases of REPAiR. The aim of the meeting was three-fold: To share and discuss the methodological developments concerning spatial and material flow analyses, LCA (Life Cicle Assessment) based sustainability assessment […]

  • REPAiR on AESOP’s 2017 Congress in Lisbon Two REPAiR fellow researchers Libera Amenta and Hilde Remøy presented at the conference AESOP (http://aesop2017.pt) a paper titled „Living Labs as Tools to Support the Policy Makers in Their Decision Making on Sustainable Urban and Territorial Developments“. Full abstract can be downloaded here.

  • REPAiR presented in Bangkok On July 31st 2017 REPAiR researcher Dr. Gustavo Arciniegas, Advisor on GIS and Collaborative Planning – Geo-Col, The Netherlands, gave a seminar entitled “Resource Management in Peri-Urban areas: Going beyond urban metabolism” at the Thammasat University, Faculty of Economics in Bangkok, Thailand. For the abstract of this seminar, please see the file attached.

  • REPAiR-course-Geo-design

    Final presentations REPAiR course Geo-design for a Circular Economy, Delft On the 28th of June the final results of the REPAiR master course ‘Geo-Design for Circular Economy’ were presented at the Faculty of Architecture, TU Delft. In this course, students with a background in Industrial Ecology, Urbanism and Architecture teamed up to develop eco-innovative solutions […]

  • Ghent conference

    Upcoming conference organized by partners from Ghent: The 6th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering 2018. The 6th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering 2018 will be held at the International Convention Center Ghent (ICC Ghent) from October 28 to 31, 2018. The symposium is organized on behalf of the International Association for Life-Cycle Civil Engineering […]

  • Students Workshop

    On May 17, 40 students from two ‘REPAiR Universities’ – Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (UNINA) and Delft University of Technology (TUD) met at the Faculty of Architecture and the built Environment at TU Delft to present and discuss their preliminary results for spatial strategies and eco-innovative solutions for a more circular and […]

  • Meeting in Naples

    The first Peri-Urban Living Lab meeting has been organised in Naples, Italy. The meeting was held by Campania Regional Authority and DIARC-UNINA project teams on April 10th, 2017 at Campania Regional Authority headquarter conference room. The event has offered the opportunity to present the context, challenges and main objectives of Horizon 2020 Programme and REPAiR […]

  • The principal topic of this year’s conference concerns flows of capital, information, technology, notions, sounds and symbols. The Warsaw Regional Forum is organized on a regular basis once every two years by the Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Polish Academy of Sciences, together with the Ministry of Development Republic of Poland, Committee of Geographical […]

  • Sardinia Symposium 01

    Two our researchers will present REPAiR at the largest event of the year in the field of Waste Management and Landfilling. Following the incredible success of Sardinia 2015 / Arts Edition, which saw the participation of 732 delegates from more than 70 different countries, the organizers announced the 30th Anniversary of Sardinia Symposia, the reference […]

  • TUD-seminar

    Next week the 1st TU Delft REPAiR seminar will take place! The theme is ‘Circularity and the Built Environment: from Policy to Practice’. Lectures by: Ellen van Bueren (TU Delft / Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions – AMS Institute) Eveline Jonkhoff (Gemeente Amsterdam) Dario Domante (KCity – Rigenerazione Urbana) Jan Jongert (Superuse-Studios) Nicola Delon […]

  • PULL Lodz Meeting

    The first Peri-Urban Living Labs meeting has been organized in Łódź, Poland. The meeting was organized in Łódź Agency of Regional Development on February 1st, 2017. There were participating 20 representatives from local self-government institutions, waste management agencies, city council, environment protection institutions and the University of Łódź. During the meeting the main aims of […]

  • Ghent Workshop

    In order to discuss WP3 and WP4 issues, REPAiR team from the Ghent University has organized a workshop in Ghent, Belgium on January 30th, 2017. During the fruitful kick-off meeting of REPAiR in Amsterdam and Delft the 3rd and 4th of November 2016, we were able to identify some primary challenges (e.g. related to methodological […]

  • REPAiR kick-off meeting with project partners and external stakeholders from the User Board (UB) members. Crucial substantive and organizational aspects of REPAiR were considered. It was a fruitful meeting with a lot of intensive and constructive discussions. On Thursday, November 3 Consortium members discussed on ‘Developing a Common Approach for REPAiR.’ Key flows, impact categories […]