Author: Stephen Fernandez
16 November 2020
As the climate changes there will be ever-increasing social and economic pressure to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, with focus turning to the embodied carbon in products which has thus far been eclipsed by operational values.
The article explores ways to justify reuse of existing structures through a thorough understanding of the original building structure, and engineer’s intent.
Hear from the engineer behind the Structural Award-winning Newquay Harper Footbridge project - and get into the mindset of only doing what is necessary.