The most sustainable thing is not to build new stuff

The most sustainable thing is not to build new stuff

Fotograf: Boris Trapara

 

The Guardian har nyligen publicerat en intressant artikel om hur energi kan sparas genom att bevara äldre byggnader.

Ett utdrag ur artikeln:

Given the job in 2008 of transforming the mill into 47 strata studios, architects Allen Jack+Cottier (AJ+C) made a strategic decision. By refusing to tear down the structure, they saved an estimated 21,000 tonnes of CO2. Preserving embodied energy (the energy consumed by the entire building process) was key, along with avoiding the physical energy needed to destroy a large structure.

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