Print Email Facebook Twitter Circular planning: The case of Amsterdam Title Circular planning: The case of Amsterdam Author Kootstra, L. Keijzer, E. Errami, S. Bogaards, C. Publication year 2019 Abstract Circularity is an increasingly often mentioned ambition of governments of various levels, yet the translation into concrete plans and policies is limited. The Metropole Region of Amsterdam (MRA) is a pioneer in this field, initiating a research for circular rebuilding of a neighbourhood in 2016 and the development of a roadmap for circular urban development in 2017. This year, the port of Amsterdam and the municipalities of Amsterdam and Haarlemmermeer together commissioned the analysis of the effects of circular construction on material flows, transport movements in the MRA, and land use in the harbour area. These effects were analysed by means of a building material model (BOB), combined with logistic models and construction and demolition forecasts of the Economic Institute for Construction and Housing (EIB). The results showed a mismatch between the supply of secondary building materials and the construction demand, ranging from factor 7 (more demand than supply) in the coming years to a factor 4 in the period 2041-2050. An evaluation of circular construction concepts revealed high potential for the reuse of structural elements, leading to a 20% decrease of material need for new buildings, 21% less transport kilometres and 20% less land use. The concept of demountable constructions was calculated to have no impact on total material use between 2018-2050, while increasing the transport kilometres and land use. Several concrete recommendations were given, for example on the interaction between logistics and land use and need for a more in-depth comparison of a variety of circular strategies. © Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd. Subject Environment & SustainabilityUrbanisationEnvironmentConstruction and demolition wasteCircular economyBuilt environmentUrban planningUrban metabolismTransformation strategies To reference this document use: http://resolver.tudelft.nl/uuid:00b118a2-4640-48ee-8237-3dca04a5ba66 DOI https://doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/225/1/012008/ TNO identifier 866271 Publisher Institute of Physics Publishing ISSN 1755-1307 Source IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, SBE 2019 Brussels - BAMB-CIRCPATH: Buildings as Material Banks - A Pathway For A Circular Future, 5 February 2019 through 7 February 2019, 1-6 Article number 12008 Document type conference paper Files To receive the publication files, please send an e-mail request to TNO Library.