The climate emergency requires a shift of mindset from structural engineers, who are uniquely placed to facilitate the reuse of entire buildings and infrastructure.
Following the launch of Circular economy and reuse: guidance for designers, aimed at helping designers make the greatest impact through their projects, this webinar explored some of the key takeaways from the research included in the publication:
Common barriers against adopting a circular economy approach, and how to overcome them
Feasibility, analysis, design and construction aspects of reusing existing buildings
Thinking required to reuse components and assemblies
Best practice on design strategy, including how to influence clients at the briefing stage