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Architecture | Sustainability | Entrepreneur

Césare Peeren

Césare Peeren is a passionate architect, entrepreneur and idealist on a mission to transform current human culture into a more resourceful and sustainable one.

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Specialist Subjects

1.Circular and zero energy Architecture

Principles for building zero energy houses from waste and bio-based materials in practice. Realised projects (Green House, Villa Maggiore, Césare’s personal home) and projects under construction (Boschgaard social housing) are used to describe Césare’s approach.

2.Prototype Nature

How the ways that nature functions inspires Cesare’s work. Told with beautiful images of nature and images from realised projects in interior design, architecture and urban design.

3.Urban Agriculture

Why urban agriculture is key to making cities sustainable. Explained with practical examples and research from various scientists, urban planners and architects worldwide.

4.Urban Metabolism

How ‘cyclifiers’ are tools that enable the circular economy. The talk describes the various principles and tools developed by Superuse (such as harvest map, cyclifiers, and metabolic analysis) that were applied and resulted in the practical examples of Binckhorst (The Hague) and Blue city (Rotterdam).

5.Harvest Map

The function of the Harvestmap platform, as a practical tool for the realization of circular buildings. Illustrated with a sample of harvest materials currently available along with examples of designs made by Superuse with these materials.

6.Superuse workshops and interventions

A presentation of 25 years of workshops, artworks and architectural installations realized with waste. Projects described in this lecture include Robodock, the Miele Space Station, the SP ice cream truck, Manifesta, Vitra sit landscape, Arc and Reve etc.

7.Superuse interiors

A presentation of 20 years of interior renovations and design furniture realized with waste. Projects described include Roppa fashion store, Duchi shoe store, Worm multi-media cultural centre 1, 2 and 3, and KEEN’s European head office.

8.Superuse Architecture

A presentation of 25 years of renovations of existing buildings and new constructions realized with waste. Projects described include Dordtyart Museum, Worm 3, Villa Welpeloo, Kringloop Zuid, Green House, Blue City, KEVN, and Villa Maggiore.

9.Blade Made

Blade Made – a solution in design public furniture for the waste problem of the wind industry. Told with an introduction about the wind industry and the life cycle of wind turbine blades, and a series of urban furniture from waste wind turbine blades designed and realized by Superuse.

References

Césare beheerst de materie als geen ander, vanuit helikopter niveau tot in de details van inspirerende voorbeelden.

“Vol passie neemt Césare je mee in de wereld van circulaire architectuur. Hij beheerst de materie als geen ander, vanuit helikopter niveau tot in de details van inspirerende voorbeelden. Na afloop ...

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Jürgen Arts from Zayaz Woningbouwcorporatie
He is a very inspiring and convincing speaker driven by personal engagement and idealism.

“Césare Peeren has been lecturing worldwide about architecture and urbanism, with a strong focus on innovation, environmentalism and reuse. He is a very inspiring and convincing speaker driven by...

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Anne van der Zwaag from OBJECT Rotterdam
Césare has been an inspiration to so many of us over the last 15 years or so.

"Césare has been an inspiration to so many of us over the last 15 years or so. He has a great skill in describing complicated ideas and systems in an original and accessible way, which of course is...

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Duncan Baker Brown from University of Brighton
I absolutely trust his expertise in this field.

“Césare did a wonderful speech on our see-Conference in Germany. In front of 800 people he presented his projects and methods in an inspiring and exciting way. I recently recommended him as a...

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Peter Post from Scholz & Volkmer

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