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Floriade 2012 – From Cradle 2 Cradle™ philosophy to Realization

This paper discusses the development and implementation of an integral sustainability framework, inspired by Cradle to Cradle™ principles, at a large land development project and world horticultural exposition in the Netherlands. The focus of this study is the development of novel monitoring and reporting methods that have been co-developed to account for the complexity of this cutting-edge project. For this purpose “pattern language” was used, developed by Christopher Alexander. The sustainability reporting work at the Floriade 2012 is on-going. The current phase of the study focuses on integrating the lessons learned from applying pattern language with more conventional sustainability reporting methods.

Complete article here: Floriade_2012_from_C2C_philosophy_to_realization