Lean design and structural innovation

Author: Ryan Daniell & Oscar White

Date published

20 October 2023

Price
Free
The Institution of Structural Engineers The Institution of Structural Engineers

Lean design and structural innovation

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Author

Ryan Daniell & Oscar White

Date published

20 October 2023

Author

Ryan Daniell & Oscar White

Price

Free

This lecture explores lean structural design, how to challenge a brief to reduce embodied carbon, and low-carbon structural innovation.

Reducing structural embodied carbon is a crucial step towards achieving the 2030 net-zero targets and beyond, and structural engineers need to approach design differently.
 
This lecture explores several methods to reduce embodied carbon in design, including:

  • Retrofit and donor buildings

  • Deviation from design codes

  • Material innovation

  • Low-carbon procurement

  • Lean structural design

  • Challenging the brief

 

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