KEYNOTE STAGE 2
Optimising the use of concrete
03 March / 14.15 - 15.00
A core principle of a circular economy is to do more with less.
This session explores the opportunities to create more efficient structural solutions using concrete, and design strategies for optimising and extending its long service life including design for adaptability.
Elaine Toogood, Head of Architecture, The Concrete Centre
Repurposing existing concrete structures – Learning from the lessons of recent transformation projects The Standard, London and 160 Old Street, London
John McRae, Director, ORMS
Beyond the mix – Understanding the power of structural design in reducing the embodied carbon of concrete buildings
Grace Di Benedetto, Structural Engineer, Arup