"What’s needed is a dramatic rethink of our material supply chains, reorienting towards local sources and local capabilities. [That] could have an immediate and dramatic impact on the embodied carbon within our local construction industry."
-SvN Managing Partner Drew Sinclair
In his article "The blind spot of low-carbon buildings" published in the summer 2020 issue of Corporate Knights,
John Lorinc writes on how the importance of focusing on energy efficiency has blinded us to other unintended consequences of building materials. But a revolution is afoot! Interviewing architect Kelly Alvarez Doran, University of Toronto expert on building science Ted Kesik, and SvN Managing Partner Drew Sinclair, Lorinc looks into the ways we can reduce our carbon footprint by designing into our buildings greater post-carbon features.
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