Mining the Mind

We constantly generate new knowledge and insights about sustainable development. Here, we share all our publications and public research. All material is open source (CC-BY-SA).

These articles contain excursions into new ways of thinking about a sustainable society, as well as tools and guides.


Articles archive


How to accelerate natural value systems

Jan 2020

Natural Capital & new innovation strategies

The land we grow our food on, water that flows through it, animals and plants living in this environment, and the oceans - the birthplace o…


Celebrate World Bee Day 2019 with Except Biotechnologist Jon Woning

Jan 2020

Keeping Our Bees

Today, following the recent UN report outlining the devastating degradation of our planet’s natural biodiversity, is World Bee Day. To cele…

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Tuning in to the construction sector’s “music of tomorrow”

Feb 2019

Catalytic Buildings White Paper

Except Integrated Sustainability launches a new approach to sustainable urban development: Catalytic Buildings. Catalytic Buildings are ne…

City of the future

Venice Biennale

Sep 2018

Designing The City of the Future

Except Integrated Sustainability is part of a multidisciplinary team INCITY working on a design study initiated by BNA titled ‘De stad van …


How autonomous driving benefits sustainable urban society

Mar 2017

The Self-driving City

Self-driving vehicles will change the urban environment drastically. The Self-driving City Research uncovers insights into the major change…


Dawn of the urban micro community

Feb 2017

UN Sustainability goal 11: Cities

This article was published in the UN Magazine Forum, as a response to the question on how to approach the UN's 11th sustainability goal c…