Build multidisciplinary teams with collaboration in mind: a design and construction team wherein various experiences and viewpoints (on circularity) by different expertises are included, to co-create the building project.
When to take action?
Who can take action?
Design team, client, contractors, manufacturers
Beginner expertise needed
Define who needs to be involved in each life cycle phase to make the building project a success.
When reaching out to these people, make sure you set clear expectations around what you are asking of them.
Ask for their input to gather and share knowledge and information.
Discuss your roles and make a collaboration plan and agreement.
Refer back to the collaboration plan once the project has started.
A multidisciplinary team (of experts), each with their own knowledge and approach, can comprehensively analyse and tackle various barriers. You will benefit from having a variety of perspectives and skillsets. A team with different (useful) backgrounds and expertise that have a shared goal and a collaboration plan.