Unique building materials from waste

Climate-KIC Start-Up

Founding Year: 2012

Location: The Netherlands

StoneCycling: unique bricks made from waste.

The origin of StoneCycling lies at the Design Academy in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. For his graduation project Tom van Soest focused on circular transformation of the building sector. In Eindhoven many buildings were left behind empty. Lack of users, bad quality of the buildings and perhaps a belief in the ever-growing real estate market created a situation of buildings becoming obsolete and therefore demolished. The solution was clear: perhaps the buildings are waste, but if you find value in the materials they are made of, the situation will change drastically. 

StoneCycling found a way to use industrial and demolition waste as raw materials to create new unique building materials with higher value. 


Ward Massa

Team Members: Tom van Soest (Industrial Design, Design Academy Eindhoven, BA), Ward Massa (Political Communication, MSc.) and Jasper Brommet (Political Science)