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Sept 2010 | PRO 38

Beyond Carbon Neutrality: Strategies for Reductive and Restorative Sustainability

David Baggs

David Baggs looks at the role of the built environment in our un-sustainability and explores the full spectrum of strategies and solutions as to how our buildings might become a pathway towards a low-carbon future. Baggs explores the concepts of ‘reductive’ and ‘restorative’ sustainability, and discusses how they can each play their part in lessening our environmental impact.

Keywords: materials, carbon metrics, LCA, restorative sustainability, climate change mitigation

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