TECHNE 22 (2021): Circular Transition and Design
Research and Experimentation

Management of the C&D waste in the urban regeneration project

Maria Teresa Giammetti
Dipartimento di Architettura, Università di Napoli Federico II, Italia
Marina Rigillo
Dipartimento di Architettura, Università di Napoli Federico II, Italia
Published July 29, 2021
Keywords
  • C&D Waste,
  • Urban Mining,
  • Life Cycle Approach,
  • Selective Demolition,
  • Sampling Plan
How to Cite
Giammetti, M. T., & Rigillo, M. (2021). Management of the C&D waste in the urban regeneration project. TECHNE - Journal of Technology for Architecture and Environment, (22), 240-248. https://doi.org/10.36253/techne-10615

Abstract

This paper presents the first results of the research agreement signed by the Federico II University and CDP Immobiliare concerning reusing  and recycling construction waste in the urban regeneration project. The research is aimed to develop a technical protocol for the ex-ante evaluation of the demolition operations, with a special focus on the criteria for picking the material samples to undergo chemical-physical analysis. The article is focused on the demolition process, implementing a BIM-based filing of the building system and aimed at a preliminary understanding of the material quantity, the material consistency and the state of conservation of the elements to be demolished. A tentative pre-characterisation, and an inventory of any contaminants present in the materials are also provided. In the form of discussion, further implications related the building characterisation and the planning of material flows with the reuse and recycle supply chains are provided as well.

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