R-AEDIFICARE

PROJECT’S ID

Location : Marseille – South Region
Creation date : 2016
Founders : Valerie Décot / Céline Lassaigne / Nicolas Masson
Sector : Construction
Partners : CSTB, FFB, envirobatbdm
R-Aedificare is also supported by the Conseil Régional Sud et l’Adème, within the framework of the “Filidéchets 2017” Call for Projects
Prizes won : Eiffel Innover Trophy 2019 – Jury’s Choice Med’Innovant 2017, Impact Investing Tour 2018

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT

Initiation of a re-employment channel, reuse of building materials resulting from deconstructions. R-aedificare’s objective is to conceive and build projects differently by allowing the designers to integrate materials from deconstructions, which have already been identified and characterised on the technical and environmental level, within their projects.

FOUNDER

The three founding members have been architects for many years, working in both the public and private sector.
Valérie DECOT> President of the Syndicat des Architectes des Bouches du Rhône (Bouches du Rhône Union of Architects) 2014-2016. Elected to the National Council of Unsfa (National Union of French Trade Unions of Architects) – 2015 – 2017. President of the Qualibat Commission 2012>2018.

FINANCING NEED

EUR 800k

KEY FIGURES

  • Funding requirement: 800k EUR
  • Turnover 2017: € 23,184.00
  • Turnover 2018: € 117,665.00

VALUE PROPOSITION

  • Reduction of construction waste. Saving resources.
  • Economic, social and environmental development
  • Circular economy, creation of deconstruction jobs, repairers, refurbishers.

MEDITERRANEAN DIMENSION

The development of this project is due to take place in the South Region, on a national and international level, with development around the Mediterranean. There are contacts in Algeria but there is a possibility of re-using materials in the countries around the Mediterranean.
R-aedificare is an association created in December 2016. It is supported by the Conseil Régional Sud et l’Adème, within the framework of the “Filidéchets 2017” Call for Projects.

NEXT STEPS

In 2019, two calls for tenders were won on the Euroméditerranée site, including the deconstruction of the Peugeot building (7600m²). R.aedificare was also selected to join the Incoplex Green Sud circular economy incubator for 9 months.