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How Architecture Responded to Climate Change in 2019

We reflect on 12 months worth of coverage on the climate crisis in architecture, from views and opinions to action and solutions.

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© Shutterstock via ArchDaily

Throughout the last 12 months, the architectural community has responded in various ways to the Climate Emergency. From innovative proposals that tackle the sustainable design of healthy cities, to collective political action and lobbying, 2019 saw a continued mobilization of ideas, opinions, and actions on how architecture can be used as a tool to help the planet.

As we did in 2018, we have reviewed and collated 12 months of reporting on the Climate Crisis to offer an overview of how the architecture community is responding to the challenge. In a new year, and a new decade, these developments will undoubtedly be accelerated as intensity to tackle climate change grows. For example, here at ArchDaily, we are continuing our monthly topic series by dedicating January to the “Climate Crisis,” offering readers further ideas, insights, and paradigms for using their skills for action.

The Environmental Cost of Cement

 

© Fernando Pires via ArchDaily
© Fernando Pires via ArchDaily

In January, we elaborated on an investigation by the BBC into the damage caused by cement and concrete production. The article also puts forward ideas on how the construction industry can reform its dependence on the material.

Read on >>> Source: ArchDaily https://www.archdaily.com/931349/how-architecture-responded-to-climate-change-in-2019

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