Network event - Use of recycled building materials in the Aachen region


As part of the Zukunft Bau Pop-Up Campus Aachen (, the Forschungskolleg Verbund.NRW organised a networking event in cooperation with ReBAU ( and with the support of Runder Tisch Zirkuläre Wertschöpfung NRW on 18 August. The focus was on the use of recycled building materials in the region.

20 representatives of organisations from different sectors of the circular economy (demolition and construction companies, architects, environmental ministry, municipal administration, etc.) came together to share their experiences on the topic of "Recycled building materials: opportunities, barriers and drivers for their use" in an open dialogue. After some of the workshop participants had opened the event with short pitches about their practical experiences, the focus was then on networking over coffee and refreshments.

The project executing agency of the Innovationsprogramm Zukunft Bau is the Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung (BBSR) at the Bundesministerium für Wohnen, Stadtentwicklung und Bauwesen (BMWSB).


Impressions of the Networking event