Author: Jenny Pattison
4 May 2021
Tim Chapman and Ian Firth highlight the carbon differences between civil structures and buildings projects, and propose that engineers work with their clients to target low-carbon outcomes, rather than just low-carbon structures.
This new guidance is an essential read for any built environment professional developing new (or reusing existing) structures today. Across four principal sections it explains why the adoption of circular economy principles is critical.
This article explains how designing for adaptability, durability, and deconstruction and reconstruction or end of life can produce long-lasting, resilient timber buildings that act as a carbon store.