Author: James Kitchin
5 July 2021
The Structural Engineer, Volume 99, Issue 7, 2021, Page(s) 18-20
This article describes the climate-positive design for the campus of the Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture.
Offsetting greenhouse gas emissions will be required in the short term while the construction industry develops zero-carbon materials. Will Arnold summarises the key considerations for engineers looking to offset a project’s emissions.
Buro Happold and WSP UK have committed to reducing the carbon emissions of their designs by 50% by 2030. In this article, Sarah Prichard and David Leversha set out the rationale for this target, explain how they plan to achieve this, and encourage other firms to join them in setting an ambitious agenda for governments to follow as we approach the COP26 climate summit.