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Interview – Max Lipsey and Jos Brouwers

By 23-03-2021

Series of five interviews by Circular Department Store

In a series of conversations with designers and other experts, we talk about the value of reuse and their prototypes designed for the Circular Warehouse. With Nienke Hoogvliet, Studio Makkink & Bey, Max Lipsey, Fraser McPhee and Josse Popma. Moderator Jorn Konijn.

#4: In search of circular building materials
Designer Max Lipsey talks to Jos Brouwers (Professor of Building Materials at TU Eindhoven) about circular & biobased building materials and how Max Lipsey’s prototype BODEM, which consists for 84% of ceramics, can be made even more circular with a well-chosen binding agent.

New roads to reuse
With an annual collection of 2.8 million kg of goods, Foundation Kringloopbedrijf Het Warenhuis in Leiden is one of the largest in the Netherlands. Designers Jurgen Bey, Nienke Hoogvliet, Max Lipsey and Fraser McPhee are invited to investigate one of the waste streams that are not sold or recycled. Their product will be produced in the social workshops of the recycling company.

More about Circular Department Store x Max Lipsey > 13.01.2021

A production of Floating Concrete Films