Renewable Matter # 11 / July-August

Houses in Hot Pursuitof Cars

by Emanuele Bompan

Focus on Circular Building


It is high time circularity made its entrance into the building sector. The first step is to consider buildings as a product that must be efficient and well performing throughout their life cycle.


If 30 years ago a mid-range car would run at ten litres of petrol per 100 kilometres, today, a hybrid model only needs a little over three.

That’s an incredible evolution for the transport sector which nowadays boasts super efficient, electric and hybrid cars, built with reusable components (such as Renault’s transmissions and engines manufactured in...

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