Scaling low-carbon construction materials

Author: Philip Isaac and Jonny Hawkshaw

Date published

2 September 2020

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Scaling low-carbon construction materials

The Structural Engineer
Author

Philip Isaac and Jonny Hawkshaw

Date published

2 September 2020

Author

Philip Isaac and Jonny Hawkshaw

Price

Free

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Philip Isaac and Jonny Hawkshaw review the potential for materials with lower embodied carbon to be used more widely in both small-scale domestic projects and larger-scale residential and commercial projects.

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

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Climate change Issue 9 Carbon

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