Could Wood Be The Answer to Climate Change?

Posted by Owen Matson, Ph.D. on Mar 24, 2017 10:49:22 PM

According to a recent article, an advanced new timber product could be the key to climate change mitigation.

Most buildings today are constructed using bricks and mortar, concrete, and — for larger structures — steel. These are all materials that produce substantial carbon emissions during the manufacturing process.  While it is unlikely that timber can fully replace any of these materials, new types of engineered wood are making the resource more competitive.  Read the full article at MarketScale Sciences.

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Topics: B2B Digital Marketing, Architecture, Sustainability, Construction Materials, Geophysics

Salvaged Spaces: Recycled Forms in Architecture

Posted by Owen Matson, Ph.D. on Mar 24, 2017 10:06:41 PM

 

7 designs in action: Envisioning a world in which architecture cannot be destroyed, but is continually remade and revised, where demolition sites are repositories for new materials and natural habitats are extensions of our own communities — not simply a source of raw materials. Read more here.

ARCHITECTURAL COLLAGE: 7 PROJECTS UTILIZING RECYCLED FORMS AND SALVAGED DESIGNS 

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