Circular Economy of the Built Environment in Post-pandemic Era; A Disignerly Proposal for the Future Generation of Workspaces
[ 1 ] Instytut Architektury, Urbanistyki i Ochrony Dziedzictwa, Wydział Architektury, Politechnika Poznańska | [ 2 ] Wydział Inżynierii Zarządzania, Politechnika Poznańska | [ SzD ] doctoral school student
[2.1] Architecture and urban planning[5.6] Management and quality studies
chapter in monograph / paper
- Circular economy
- Built environment
EN Considering the impact of COVID-19 outbreak on the foundation of our socio-economic and environmental systems, it is imperative to apply multi-faceted sustainability approaches for the current and post-pandemic era. The built environment plays a key role in the spatial engagement of humans and their workspace in the urban environment. Proposing new concepts for the post-pandemic era that combine the built environment and sustainability techniques may provide an opportunity for better integration into the essence of sustainability. In this regard, this paper recommends applying circular economy idea in adaptive reuse practice of industrial heritage to create circular workplaces for the post-pandemic period. As an example of this given proposal, a scheme for a textile factory in Isfahan, Iran is presented.
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