Can Tall Buildings be Sustainable?

In order to achieve zero carbon goals, we need to measure both operational and embodied carbon impacts, for short and tall buildings. Different densities indeed pose different challenges. In this episode we’re speaking with Philip Oldfield (Associate Professor at UNSW) about:

— the challenges for sustainability in high-rise and mid-rise buildings

  • What are the solutions on offer to reduce embodied carbon impacts
  • What are the most important design aspects to get right with timber

Timber Talks Series 4

Presented by Adam Jones, an Australian engineer working in the industry, Timber Talks, gives you an informative and inspiring insight into the best design practices, latest innovations and interesting case studies from the world leading experts in timber design, specification and construction.

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