From 2023 onwards, the City of Amsterdam aims to focus on circular and social criteria when developing buildings and public spaces. Due to the major renovation and construction challenges that Amsterdam faces, we have to get a head start in circular construction as soon as possible. The Amsterdam Circular 2020-2025 Strategy details exactly how the city can realise a circular economy. The main objectives are:
And as a municipality, we are aiming to adhere to the following interim objectives:
To get to that point, we are going to have work hard over the coming years, gaining new experiences in the fields of sustainable and circular construction.
In order to meet our targets, we have to embrace new innovations that will help us accelerate towards a circular economy.
The assignment for startups
Develop an innovative method to stimulate circular construction.
The startup needs to:
The startup must have basic knowledge and experience in the fields of: