This book explores the relationship between the circular economy and the building technologies within the quintuple helix innovation model.
Ernesto Antonini is a Professor of Architectural Technology at the University of Bologna, Italy. His research interests focuses on innovation in building techniques, materials and components as well as on new tools and equipment for the building process and, lately, on recycling of construction & demolition waste and sustainable architecture.
Andrea Boeri is a Professor of Architectural Technology and Head of the Department of Architecture, University of Bologna, Italy. His research covers a broad range of topics such as materials performances and construction elements, architectural innovation technologies, quality of buildings and urban systems, environmental sustainability. His fields of expertise: energy efficiency and sustainable buildings, smart and resilient cities, climate responsive strategies in regeneration processes at building and district scale.
Francesca Giglio is Assistant Professor of Architectural Technology and Adjunct Professor at the Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, Department of Architecture and Territory, Italy. Her research and didactic activities regard three principal Ttopics: technological innovation, reversible building process and advanced materials for building envelope, also depth in collaboration of building sector companies.