Platforms and Circularity Roundtable
Constructing Excellence is partnering with colleagues UKGBC and IOM3 for an exploratory roundtable on the role that platforms can play in enabling the circular economy. Platforms and standardised approaches have a huge role to play in delivering quality and productivity and will play a huge role in enabling manufacturers to innovate products that deliver genuine value for end-users.
Circularity is one of the eight core principles set out in the Construction Innovation Hub’s Platform Rulebook*. ‘To ensure that products have been designed for disassembly, repair, or reuse at the end of use and that the manufacturer has provided detailed information on maintenance, reuse, disassembly and recovery options.’
This roundtable will explore the role that platforms can play in unlocking circularity and the circularity considerations that those developing platforms need to incorporate.
Join us for what promises to be a lively and informative discussion.
**** The Construction Innovation Hub’s Platform Rulebook defines platforms as:
• The kit of parts, associated production processes, knowledge, people and relationships required to deliver all or part of construction projects using a platform approach:
• A product platform provides a stable core which is configured and combined with complementary components (via defined interfaces) to suit a particular project.
• A product platform also includes the processes, tools and equipment required for assembly