In recent years, a lot of resources have been invested in new school infrastructure. But are these the schools of and for the future? The past shows that the regional and local vision on education regularly changes and that there are always different requirements for school buildings, resulting in materially expensive renovations. On the initiative of group Van Roey - one of the larger construction companies in Belgium - VUB Architectural Engineering developed a concise guide for clients and designers who want to realise future-oriented and circular schools. The hands-on insights help practitioners on their way to a circular building economy.