PROGRESS 2017-2020 Provisions for Greater Reuse of Steel Structures
PROGRESS project will provide methodologies, tools and recommendations on
reusing steel-based components from existing and planned buildings. The project
particularly targets the design for deconstruction and reuse of envelopes,
load-bearing frames, trusses and secondary elements of single-storey buildings
(SSBs) framed in steel.
Examples of typical single-storey steel buildings.
building type has broad applicability as industrial, commercial, sports,
exhibition, warehouse facilities, and shows most potential in suitability for
reuse and viability for circular economy business models. The whole life
benefits of reusable single-storey steel buildings will be quantified from
environmental and economic viewpoints. The outcomes will be extensively
disseminated in particular among manufacturers, designers, contractors and