Author: Tim Chapman and Ian Firth
4 May 2021
Tim Chapman and Ian Firth
The Structural Engineer, Volume 99, Issue 5, 2021, Page(s) 16-17
Will Hawkins, Angus Peters and Tim Mander argue for designers to challenge overspecification and grasp the opportunity that reduced floor loads offer for low-carbon structural design.
In a thought-provoking opinion piece, Mike Bather argues that the profession has a moral responsibility to thoughtfully reconsider its approach to business in the face of worsening climate breakdown – and to do this straight away.
Peter Laidler describes a small practice's solution to calculating the embodied carbon of its standard structural designs.