Applying circular principles to the design process

Author: Eva MacNamara

Date published

1 August 2020

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Applying circular principles to the design process

The Structural Engineer
Applying circular principles to the design process
Date published

1 August 2020

Author

Eva MacNamara

Price

Free

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Author

Eva MacNamara

Eva MacNamara explains how structural engineers can incorporate circular economy thinking at each stage of a building's design.

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Format:
PDF
Pages:
3
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Climate change Construction management Issue 8

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