DESIGNING TO COOL THE CLIMATE

10/22/2020
By Megan Avila

BEYOND ZERO: ARCHITECTURE is just starting to take on its role as climate healer by transforming buildings from massive carbon emitters into effective carbon sponges.

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Bruce King (The New Carbon Architecture) and David Arkin (Arkin Tilt Architects) talk with Jonathan Orpin (New Energy Works and Pioneer Millworks) about the building technologies that exist to fight climate change and how we might create “buildings made from the sky”.

What has research shown to be the top three things the building industry can do to help sequester (and reduce) Carbon? What materials (hint: wood!) are recommended to reach Carbon Neutral or other planet-friendly goals? View the discussion OnDemand here.

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We’ve gathered a list of resources from books to organizations to materials mentioned in this discussion. Download it here.

See our Carbon sequestering wood products in our galleries.

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