Timber and carbon sequestration

Author: Will Hawkins

Date published

4 January 2021

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Free
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Timber and carbon sequestration

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Author
Will Hawkins
Date published
4 January 2021
Price
Free
The Structural Engineer
Author

Will Hawkins

Date published

4 January 2021

Author

Will Hawkins

Price

Free

Will Hawkins discusses carbon sequestration and end-of-life processes in timber structures, and the implications for sustainable decision-making in structural design.

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

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Timber Climate change Carbon Issue 1

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