Learning from Finland: from circular economy to circular building



The principles of circular economy begin to be essential to favor sustainable processes and Finland is one of the few countries in the world that has developed a detailed plan for its application. Indeed the SITRA world map obviously affects construction industry at different levels and benefits are described through two operational addresses: the implementation of Housing First program by the Y-Foundation, that enhance a better usage of housing building heritage in order to solve a critical social issue, and the extensive use of wood elements for building construction, that introduces new ecological innovations into a consolidated technical tradition.