Author: Stephen Fernandez
16 November 2020
The article explores ways to justify reuse of existing structures through a thorough understanding of the original building structure, and engineer’s intent.
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.
Five leading structural engineers explain why we need to take our professional responsibility seriously and commit to doing things better, starting today.