dr.ir. M.C. van den Berg (Marc)

Assistant Professor

About Me

Marc van den Berg studies and teaches new methods to enable circular buildings and infrastructures. His award-winning PhD thesis, entitled 'Managing Circular Building Projects', is one of the first worldwide to focus on understanding the application of the circular economy concept to the construction industry. He currently works on integrating circularity thinking into the Systems Engineering methodology.



Engineering & Materials Science
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Construction Industry
Business & Economics
Serious Games


van den Berg, M., Schraven, D., Schultheiss, F., & Frese, T. (2021). (Re)organizing circular design projects: Four tool applications and reflections. In S. Shahnoori, & M. Mohammadi (Eds.), The second International Conference of Circular Systems for the Built Environment (ICSBE2-2021) (pp. 169-181). Eindhoven University of Technology. https://research.tue.nl/files/199989647/ICSBE2_2021THE_STATE_OF_CIRCULARITY.pdf

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In the press

  • 'Een gebouw is geen wegwerpproduct' on NPO Radio 1, September 7, 2019 (Dutch)
  • 'Circulair is nog zó'n abstract begrip. Geef bouwers handvatten' in Cobouw July 16, 2019 (Dutch)

News on utwente.nl

  • 'UT provides tools for circular demolition and design of buildings' on utwente.nl (June 5, 2019)
  • 'Marc van den Berg (ET) wins Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award' on utwente.nl (October 14, 2020)

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex (building no. 20), room Z224
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex  Z224
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands