Linen Quarter BID

Supporting a zero-carbon and circular Belfast


Linen Quarter BID
Dark Matter Labs is working with the Linen Quarter Business Improvement District and Arup to identify, prototype and scale opportunities to support the transition to zero-carbon and circular neighbourhoods in Belfast.

As part of the ongoing work, the partners have conducted a Material Flow Analysis of an office building in the Linen Quarter to identify opportunities to improve circularity and reduce building-related emissions. Providing a series of actionable interventions as part of a broader case study highlighting more sustainable building operations and refurbishment practices.

Working alongside Arup, DML has also produced a scoping document which explores how Belfast could adopt a people and nature-first approach to mobility and public realm interventions, whilst unlocking wider green infrastructure derived benefits, by taking inspiration from Barcelona Superblocks and other European precedents.

Bedford House Circularity Analysis︎

Linen Quarter Superblock︎

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