Studio Opalis

Opalis is an online directory for contactors, architects and owners who wish to source reusable materials.

In the same year that RIBA declared a climate emergency, it was announced that the production of cement for use in construction and infrastructure works was responsible for up to eight per cent of global of CO2 emissions.

Belgian design practice Rotor identified a gap in the market for a bridge between second-hand dealers of building materials or scrap merchants and the architects or contractors who could use those materials to reduce costs and carbon emissions in their projects.

Beazley Designs of the Year 2019

Discover the most innovative designs across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design from the past 12 months, as nominated by design experts from around the world.