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
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