Author: James Walker
2 August 2021
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This article considers the implications of adopting a carbon-driven design approach – with the express intent of limiting the embodied carbon of the structure.
Will Arnold, Jenny Burridge, David Moore, Keerthi Ranasinghe and Sean Wilkins argue that engineers should always look to specify the most suitable material for a particular project, and offer advice on how to use materials efficiently once a choice is made.
This article discusses timbers and carbon, availability and end-of-life issues.