Reinventing the built environment



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In depth and interactive exploring a zero impact built environment, circularity, closing cycles.


advising, exploring and defining sustainable projects goals, climate neutrality,

how to create a 0-impact built environment

Thats the central question with RiBuilT, Research Institute Built environment of Tomorrow.
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RiBuilT activities

latest: People vs Resources

the world is an island in space, we cant get of, and nothing is added anymore.

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together with collegues from Europe, we explore the consequences of the limited CO2 budgets under the 1,5 and 3 degree scenario
buildings carbon budgets

maximising exergy in the system is the most optimal way to deal with resources. MAXergy is the methodology for this, with Embodied Land as real value.

I report regularly on new insights , findings and dicsussions om my blog pages, in Dutch and in English.
ronald rovers blog

Latest News

In the news 2020:

radio interviews brainport radio (Eindhoven regional radio): business radio (Dutch): Vroege Vogels (Early Birds-national radio nature program (Dutch): minuut 16.30 interviews Cobouw, (National newspaper for building sector)[…]

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Current work

Most news is now published on ( English), and (Dutch) . Work is currently executed for: – IEA Annex 72: lifecycle energy, – research in EROI for different[…]

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Masterclasses 2018 : CO2-reduction and closing cycles

RiBuilT / SBScentre organizes the masterclass ‘CO2 reduction and closing cycles in the built environment . Materclassses for 2019 to be announced later The masterclass is open for all professionals[…]

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