Author: Tim Ibell, James Norman and Oliver Broadbent
1 June 2020
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Tim Ibell, James Norman and Oliver Broadbent
James Norman, Tim Ibell and Oliver Broadbent examine the challenges engineers will face in persuading clients to repurpose existing buildings in place of building new ones.
To design more sustainable buildings, big decisions need to be made early in the design process. Could laying out the structure to a 300mm planning grid reduce embodied carbon, enable the circular economy and still retain the uniqueness of design, asks David Treacy.
Advice for engineers who are trying to lower carbon in a brief.