Why tomorrow’s architecture will use yesterday’s materials | Financial Times

Demounting ceramic tiles in the Institut de Génie Civil in Liège

A team of workers demounts ceramic tiles in the Institut de Génie Civil in Liège © OPHOTO

“We see this as a pilot project, research,” Devlieger says. “[We are] testing methods for the professionalisation of reuse. Architects sometimes don’t understand the power they have. They are diverting huge streams of money towards new materials when they specify and there are social, environmental and economic consequences of those decisions.”

Source: Why tomorrow’s architecture will use yesterday’s materials | Financial Times