Tag Archives: Bruce King

The New Carbon Architecture, or why we should be “building out of sky” (Book Review) : TreeHugger

Frieze building being demolished

Jim Howe: Frieze Building, Ann Arbor Michigan, 20047/CC BY 2.0

In chapter 3, Larry Strain makes a great case for renovation, noting that there are two reasons to do it: The first is to reduce operating emissions from existing buildings, and that applies to all buildings. The second is to reduce embodied emissions by renovating existing structures instead of building new ones.

Source: The New Carbon Architecture, or why we should be “building out of sky” (Book Review) : TreeHugger