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The Architect's Guide to Reducing Embodied Carbon through Life Cycle Assessment. Strategies, Indicators and Circular Economy Impacts


With the growing consciousness about the environmental impact of the built environment, there is an emerging focus on Reducing Embodied Carbon (REC). This serves as a crucial strategy for architects aiming for sustainable designs. In our quest to move towards a more sustainable and circular economy, understanding the life cycle of architectural projects is now more critical than ever.

Among other things, this ebook covers: What is Life Cycle Assessment and why is it crucial for architects; measuring LCA; circular economy and its impacts on carbon reduction; architectural approaches; key considerations; and cost-effective strategies.

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