The Nucleus at Haysfield Girls' School, Bath: achieving low embodied carbon using renewable material

Author: Ralph Pelly and Tim Mander (Integral Engineering Design)

Date published

1 October 2014

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The Nucleus at Haysfield Girls' School, Bath: achieving low embodied carbon using renewable material

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Author

Ralph Pelly and Tim Mander (Integral Engineering Design)

Date published

1 October 2014

Author

Ralph Pelly and Tim Mander (Integral Engineering Design)

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

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Authors from Integral Engineering Design describe how they met their client's brief for a new science department that would demonstrate sustainable building structures to students. The result - The Nucleus - is a carbon-negative structure which will offset its operational emissions for seven years.

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Format:
PDF
Pages:
7
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Climate change Project Focus Issue 10 Carbon

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