Book Sections

Heisel, Felix, Caroline O’Donnell, and Dillon Pranger. 2020. “New Deconstruction: The Rebirth of a Circular Architecture.” In The Architecture of Waste: Design for a Circular Economy, edited by Caroline O’Donnell and Dillon Pranger, 191–204. New York City, USA: Routledge.
Heisel, Felix. 2020. “Economics for a Circular Environment.” In The Architecture of Waste: Design for a Circular Economy, edited by Caroline O’Donnell and Dillon Pranger, 205–14. New York City, USA: Routledge.
O’Donnell, Caroline, and Dillon Pranger. 2019. “The Architecture of Waste: Design for a Circular Economy.” In Reusable and Sustainable Building Materials in Modern Architecture, edited by Gülsah Koç and Bryan Christiansen, 93–107. Hershey, PA: IGI Global Publishers.
Hebel, Dirk E., and Felix Heisel. 2020. “Cultivated Building Materials: The Forth Industrial Revolution?” In The Materials Book, edited by Ilka Ruby and Andreas Ruby, 145–49. Berlin, Germany: Ruby Press.
Heisel, Felix. 2020. “Reuse and Recycling: Materializing a Circular Economy.” In The Materials Book, edited by Ilka Ruby and Andreas Ruby, 156–60. Berlin, Germany: Ruby Press.

Journal Articles

Melbourne, Scott Jennings. 2019. “Lessons of Informality: Architecture and Urban Planning for Emerging Territories - Concepts from Ethiopia / Metropolis Nonformal.” Journal of Landscape Architecture 14 (1): 94–95.
Kakkos, Efstathios, Felix Heisel, Dirk E. Hebel, and Roland Hischier. 2020. “Towards Urban Mining—Estimating the Potential Environmental Benefits by Applying an Alternative Construction Practice. A Case Study from Switzerland.” Sustainability 12 (12): 5041.
Heisel, Felix, and Sabine Rau-Oberhuber. 2020. “Calculation and Evaluation of Circularity Indicators for the Built Environment Using the Case Studies of UMAR and Madaster.” Journal of Cleaner Production 243 (SI Urban Mining): 118482.

Magazine Articles

Saalmann, Malene. 2020. “Because Reading Is Fundamental: Eine Auswahl Guter Bücher, Ein Fragwürdiges Magazin Und Eine App.” Form, June 2020.
Kuhn, Thomas. 2020. “Jetzt schon an den Abriss denken.” WirtschaftsWoche, July 10, 2020.
Hebel, Dirk E., and Felix Heisel. 2020. “Urban Mining and Recycling (UMAR).” BAUART - Architektur und Kultur, January 2020.
Hebel, Dirk E., and Felix Heisel. 2020. “Kreislaufgerechtes Bauen – Kultivierte Baumaterialien: UMAR & MycoTree.” H2O – Das Kundenmagazin von Keramik Laufen Und Similor, January 28, 2020.

Conference Papers

Heisel, Felix, and Cameron Nelson. 2020. “RhinoCircular: Development and Testing of a Circularity Indicator Tool for Application in Early Design Phases and Architectural Education.” In AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference: CARBON. Pennsylvania.

Key Notes and Lectures

Heisel, Felix. 2020. “Lessons of Informality: Concepts from Addis Ababa.” Input Lecture presented at the Addis Ababa River City: The Upper Kebena River Project, Tulane University of Architecture, New Orleans, USA, October 21.
Heisel, Felix. 2020. “Circularity and Informality.” Input Lecture, Monash University and RMIT University, Melbourn, Australia, May 28.
Heisel, Felix. 2021. “Towards Circular Construction: The Example of the Urban Mining and Recycling (UMAR) Unit.” Public Conference presented at the CIFE Industrialized Construction Forum 2021, Standford, USA, January 26.
Heisel, Felix. 2020. “From Resource Crisis to Material Abundance: The Potential of Circular Construction.” Public Lecture presented at the Ezra Roundtable Seminar, Cornell University, Systems Engineering, Ithaca, September 25.
Heisel, Felix. 2020. “Introduction to Gensler Visiting Critic Jan de Vylder at Virtual Lecture for Harvard GSD, Cooper Union, ETH Zurich and Cornell AAP.” Public Presentation, Ithaca, NY, USA, March 18.


Heisel, Felix, Sustainable Construction, KIT Karlsruhe, and FCL Singapore. 2020. “MycoTecture.” Public Exhibition presented at the Critical Zones: Observatories for Earthly Politics, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany, February 23.
Heisel, Felix, 2hs Architects and Engineers, FCL Singapore, Sustainable Construction, KIT Karlsruhe, and Bisrat Kifle. 2020. “Added.Value.Pavilion / MycoTecture / Recycling_Spaces.” Public Exhibition presented at the Enough is Enough, BETA 2020, Timișoara Architecture Biennial, Timișoara, Romania, November 28.
Hebel, Dirk E., Felix Heisel, and Laura Mrosla. 2019. “Futurium Berlin - UMAR and MycoTree.” Exhibition presented at the Denkraum Natur, Futurium Berlin, September 5.

Digital and Print Media Coverage

Czaja, Wojciech. 2020. “Wie ein Haus aus Müll aufgebaut ist.” Der Standard, November 22, 2020, sec. Architektur.
Lefkowitz, Melanie. 2020. “Silver Linings: Innovation, Kits, Tech Animate a Hybrid Semester.” Cornell Chronicle, October 21, 2020.
Hebel, Dirk E. 2020. “Vom Zirkulieren, Säen und Ernten zukünftiger Baumaterialien.” Zukunft Bauen, Forschung für die Praxis, 2020.
Klaaßen, Lars. 2020. “Aus Pilz Gebaut.” Süddeutsche Zeitung, July 18, 2020.
Hebel, Dirk E. 2020. “Ungeheure Möglichkeiten - die Stadt als Rohstofflager.” Der Architekt, August 14, 2020.
Bourn, Chris. 2020. “Can the Construction Industry Solve the World’s Plastic Crisis?” MEL Magazine, September 9, 2020.
Kistner, Bärbel. 2020. “Mehrwertpavillon der Buga bleibt am Neckar.” Heilbronner Stimme, August 11, 2020, sec. Heilbronn.;art140895,4377986.
Fränkische Nachrichten. 2020. “Mehr-Wert-Pavillon bleibt dauerhaft:” Fränkische Nachrichten, July 27, 2020.,-heilbronn-mehr-wert-pavillon-bleibt-dauerhaft-_arid,1666879.html.
BAU Muenchen. 2020. “The Key Themes at BAU 2021: Resources and Recycling.” Press Release. The Key Themes at BAU 2021: Resources and Recycling. June 3, 2020.
Corcoran, Heather. 2020. “Architecture Schools Adapt to an Uncertain Future.” Architectural Record, April 14, 2020.
Fuchs, Hans. 2019. “Van urban mining naar gebouwen als materialendragers.” stedebouw & architectuur, October 2019.
Strambu, Sabina. 2020. “Secondhand liegt im Trend / Second-hand is on Trend.” Detail selection, January 2020.
Van Assche, Peter. 2019. “Top 10 Circulaire Gebouwen.” stedebouw & architectuur, October 2019.

TV and Radio Coverage

Ernst, Andrea. 2020. “Wenn die Rohstoffe knapp werden - Bauen mit Schutt.” 3sat/ORF Documentary. Gesellschaft. Vienna, Austria: 3sat.
Günther, Sebastian. 2020. “Recycling von Baumaterial - Leben im Abfall kann so wohnlich sein.” Kulturplatz. Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF).
Günther, Sebastian. 2020. “Aus Alt bau Neu! Architekten entdecken Recycling.” Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF1).

Grants and Awards

Heisel, Felix, and Mark Milstein. 2021. “CI:RCLE - Circular Ithaca: Researching Construction in the Local Economy.” Ithaca NY, USA: Engaged Cornell.
Dogan, Timur, and Felix Heisel. 2020. “Dynamic Urban Building Stock Models for Energy and Carbon Footprint Assessment to Drive an Interactive Decision-Making Framework for Ithaca’s 2030 Carbon Neutrality Goals.” Sponsor Award OSP# 92804. Ithaca NY, USA: Park Foundation.
Heisel, Felix, and Madaster Services BV. 2020. “MOU - Testing Existing Madaster Platform.” Other Non-Financial Agreement OSP#: 92636. Ithaca, NY, USA: Cornell University.