This news suggests the article published in the Medium platform Econyl®brand, which develops through a first in-depth analysis of the circular economy concept, two concrete examples in which the systemic circular thinking has been used and concludes with a short vademecum addressed to architects and designers to rethink design responsibly.
If you take your keyboard and type “circular economy”, a certain well-known American search engine will immediately show 8.65 million results with that query term. The result is surprising, considering that in April 2015 an identical search only yielded 471,000 results. A surge in both investigative and academic research and texts show lively interest around this new macroeconomic theory.
What is circular economy?
The term “circular economy” is de facto a neologism, which combines both theory and practice. While other theories may be widely assimilated, a circular economy has a clear industrial vocation. So, it is mostly tied to material goods, which from time to time are linked to finance, service economics, labor standards, digitalization, decarbonization of the global economy, etc. More