Climate Concerns in new Construction: Utilizing Carbon Efficient Designs and Procurement

Session: Track E: The Limits of Tall

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Kye Taylor
Head of Engineering, Multiplex Construction Europe Ltd

As the construction industry responds to the current climate emergency in the world, Multiplex is asking, how do we address this? One answer is to look towards ways that our organization can have more effective carbon efficient designs and procurement techniques that respond to his challenge. Some alternatives are emerging. One such example is new procurement routes for traditional materials that include reusable steel and cement-free concretes. Multiplex is also looking towards and engaging Materials Durability Specialists to increase the serviceable design life of our existing structures. This presentation will review the methods of how we are answering the call to making the process more sustainable and carbon efficient.