Learning from Finland: from circular economy to circular building

  • Renato Morganti
  • Alessandra Tosone
  • Matteo Abita
  • Danilo Di Donato


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

How to Cite
MORGANTI, Renato et al. Learning from Finland: from circular economy to circular building. Tema: Technology, Engineering, Materials and Architecture, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 2, p. 68-83, nov. 2019. ISSN 2421-4574. Available at: <https://artecweb.org/ojs2/index.php/TeMA/article/view/229>. Date accessed: 08 may 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.17410/tema.v5i2.229.
Construction and Building Performance