Circular (City) Ports – Workbook 2 – Building Blocks (BE)

Building Blocks

You can't build a circular (city) port system by simply stacking many isolated projects and practices. Throughout these projects and practices we need to identify certain patterns: prototypical milieus, situations or ‘building blocks’.

The ended up with identifying eight building blocks that can be recognized across the Delta (city) ports. Each building block represents a link in the total circular chain, and their interaction seems essential to further circularity. Although not all these blocks are necessarily found in all (city) port areas studied, they do capture the vibrancy of answers that (city) ports and water-bound areas provide to their explicit circularity targets.

The report is part of the publication series of the Circular (City) Ports explorative and valorisation trajectory. The report summarizes the findings of the investigation into these Building Blocks. To find out how the Building Blocks work, go to 'Learn More' and the relevant web page.

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Location Delta region (BE/NL)
Year 2020
Status Final
Language EN
Commissioner Circular Flanders / OVAM
Team 1010au, Architecture Workroom Brussels (AWB)
Share and cite Architecture Workroom Brussels (AWB), 1010 architecture urbanism (1010au), 2020, Circular (City) Ports. Workbook 2: Building Blocks, commissioned by Circular Flanders / OVAM

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