The construction sector has no future in its current form
According to Thomas Rau, co-founder of Madaster, we live in a time where real innovations take place outside economic sectors and the concept of construction in itself is a thing of the past.
‘Tomorrow’s car manufacturers are the software companies of today. We need to organise logistical processes that will result in a building. It is not the construction companies, but those in logistics that are best able to do this. In my opinion, logistics companies are tomorrow’s contractors.’
How he puts his own principles into practice, what the role of the government should be in the transition towards a circular economy and more can be read in the interview with the Flemish business newspaper De Tijd.