Author: Scott Blackhurst
1 February 2021
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This month's letters continue the discussion of climate change, comment on January's articles about axial shortening and third-party checks, and offer further views on building control procedures, among other topics.
Can very low-carbon buildings be constructed cheaply enough to suit the pockets of private-sector commercial developers? Yes, says Professor John French, who has set himself that target in his new role as director of sustainability for Cambridge Innovation Parks. But to do so involves overhauling approaches to procurement, contracting, materials and risk.
All the articles from the February 2021 issue of The Structural Engineer .