How can citizens create sustainable, circular and collective housing that can serve as an inspiration for future urban living? This is the question posed by the city of Amsterdam, which is seeking applicants to develop a new housing cooperative in Amsterdam Oost. Circular economy PhD candidate Kieran Campbell-Johnston is part of a team of architects, activists and researchers who, with their project De Nieuwe Meent, are finalists for this development.
Kieran Campbell-Johnston is a PhD candidate in the Environmental Governance Group of the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University. He is one of three PhD researchers working on ITN project CRESTING, which is investigating the transition to the circular economy. Kieran researches recycling systems across various EU countries as an feature of a circular economy. He is a core member and advisor in circularity for the circular housing project De Nieuwe Meent.