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The New Carbon Architecture

Building to Cool the Climate

Bruce King

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Beschreibung

Soak up carbon into beautiful, healthy buildings that heal the climate "Green buildings" that slash energy use and carbon emissions are all the rage, but they aren't enough. The hidden culprit is embodied carbon — the carbon emitted when materials are mined, manufactured, and transported — comprising some 10% of global emissions. With the built environment doubling by 2030, buildings are a carbon juggernaut threatening to overwhelm the climate. It doesn't have to be this way. Like never before in history, buildings can become part of the climate solution. With biomimicry and innovation, we can pull huge amounts of carbon out of the atmosphere and lock it up as walls, roofs, foundations, and insulation. We can literally make buildings out of the sky with a massive positive impact. The New Carbon Architecture is a paradigm-shifting tour of the innovations in architecture and construction that are making this happen. Office towers built from advanced wood products; affordable, low-carbon concrete alternatives; plastic cleaned from the oceans and turned into building blocks. We can even grow insulation from mycelium. A tour de force by the leaders in the field, The New Carbon Architecture will fire the imagination of architects, engineers, builders, policy makers, and everyone else captivated by the possibility of architecture to heal the climate and produce safer, healthier, and more beautiful buildings.

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conservation, insulation, natural building, building, natural materials, environment, carbon emissions, climate, innovation, advanced wood products, architects, green design, concrete alternatives, home design, engineers, architecture, climate change, construction, policy makers, global warming, pollution, embodied carbon, eco friendly, builders, sustainable, environmentally friendly, environmentally conscious, energy efficient, carbon footprint, environmental impact, mycelium, plastic, biomimicry