Author: Will Hawkins
4 January 2021
The Structural Engineer, Volume 99, Issue 1, 2021, Page(s) 18-20
This article considers the implications of adopting a carbon-driven design approach – with the express intent of limiting the embodied carbon of the structure.
Arup have assembled a package of quick and easy guides to help practising engineers understand the origins of carbon factors for three key construction materials: steel, concrete, and timber.
This short case study by Wakalile Martin describes a small project in Mbale district, Uganda, that challenged the client's brief to build more efficiently.