Reuse and Recycling of construction and demolition waste
Innovative prefabricated elements with high degree of recycled materials
Reuse structures from demolished buildings
Minimize environmental impacts in construction industry
Develop a RE4-prefabricated energy-efficient building concept
Developing of prefabricated components that can be easily assembled and
Disassembled for future reuse

RE4 project wins the Hans Sauer Award 2020

The RE4 project has been honoured with the Hans Sauer Award 2020 - DESIGNING CIRCULARITY IN THE BUILD ENVIRONMENT in the category Tools | Materials | Methods. The jury acknowledged the project for its consistent approach of demonstrating solutions for the direct reuse of components, using building materials that are particularly suitable for this.

The jury has chosen 7 winners from over 70 submissions from Germany and the Netherlands.

More information about the prize winners can be found here!

Photo credit: Daniel George




REproject nominated and among finalists in ".EU Web Awards 2019!

RE4 project was nominated for the ".EU Web Awards 2019" in the Better world category.☘️ The category is for websites that represent green initiatives and environmentally friendly organisations.

On 3 September 2019, the official announcement outlining the .eu Web Awards finalists was published and the website for became one of the three finalists at the 2019 .eu Web Awards in The Better World category!


The winners were announced during the Web Awards gala on 20 November 2019 in Brussels, Belgium and representatives of the re4 project were invited to attend.

Thank you all for your support and voting for the website! 


25.09.2020 | DGNB Sustainability Challenge winners!

The awards just keep coming! 

The RE4 project won the DGNG Sustainability Challenge 2020 in the “Research” Category!

Good feedback from the awarding authority that was impressed by the complexity of the project, the outstanding results obtained, and the proof of concept, that is quite difficult to see in projects focused on circular economy.

It is amazing to see what an important role RE4 is playing in improving the circular economy in construction. Thank you to all the partners for reaching this goal.

Read more and enjoy!

09.09.2020 | RE4 DNGB Sustainability challenge

The RE4 project has been selected by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nachhaltiges Bauen - DGNB e. V. (German Sustainable Building Council) as one of three finalists in this year’s Sustainability Challenge.

The official voting is now online and we would appreciate if you could give us a vote. The voting page is in German, you can make the selection on the right side of the page and click "Jetzt Abstimmen".


The winner will be announced at the conference ‘Day of Sustainability’ on the 21st of September in Stuttgart. We will be presenting our project at the conference and are looking forward to seeing some of you there. Due to the current circumstances, there are only few tickets for the event but you can also register to take part digitally.

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