MAKING CIRCULAR ECONOMY CONRETE
Evy Puelinckx studied at Sint Lucas in Brussels, Belgium and in Port Elizabeth, South-Africa. She obtained a Masters degree in Architecture in 1999. After her studies, Evy worked for several major international architectural offices in The Netherlands and Belgium.
Between 2002 and 2009, Evy combined her projects with a lecturer position at the University of Sint Lucas in Brussels. In 2004, she starts making her own tv-formats about sustainability and design at VRT, VT4, VTM, Libelle TV and JIMTV. At TVBrussel she becomes Head of Culture. In 2007, Evy founds the community “HetVindingrijk”, an online platform to inform and inspire and bring people together around Upcycling. In 2013, Evy Puelinckx is nominated “Minister of Upcycling”, a recognition for her fascinating carreer path as an architect, designer, lecturer and circular economy expert.
Today Evy lectures 'Design and circular economy' at the university of Antwerp and offers her knowledge to companies and organisations. Evy Puelinckx Upcycling Consultancy gives companies the expertise to put circular economy into practice. Companies are guided through the whole process from scanning opportunities to the realisation of a product or event, creating tangible added value for communication and marketing purposes.
Some of her clients: Samsung, KBC, Torfs, Ikea
15 december 2017 - Bainwave session Design and Circular economy - Arteveldehogeschool- Ghent
17 May 2016 – Exhibition & keynote – ICleantech- Hangar 26, Antwerpen
19 Maart 2016 - Resource4- l’AA Dock’s - Anderlecht
15 December 2015 - APBC – Presentation Speakersacademy for Creative Entrepreneurs – Designcenter De Winkelhaak, Antwerp, Belgium
19 March 2015 – Maker-Conference, theme “Tools for the Future” – Technopolis, Mechelen, Belgium
27 January 2015 – Sustech/FEDUSTRIA Conference theme “From Production Technology to Recycling Technology” – Turnhout, Belgium
19 September 2014 – Upcycling Festival, Conference theme “Design meets Upcycling” – Corda Campus, Hasselt, Belgium
8 May 2014 – Event Academy, Conference theme “It’s time to think green” – Arteveldehogeschool, Ghent, Belgium
15 March 2014 – Allure Lifestyle Event – Casino, Middelkerke, Belgium
14 August 2013 – Seminar with theme “Sustainable Communication” -