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Working toward a more sustainable practice

The role of fabric, design in reducing building emissions.

Features | May 1, 2023 | By: Bruce N. Wright, FAIA

Using the Adaptive Reuse strategy, FTL Design Engineering Studio retrofitted an unused baseball stadium in Bridgeport, Conn., to reduce embodied carbon with an all-fabric roof and signature entry marquee. The ROI was a 10-fold increase in tickets sold vs. the original baseball team. Photo: Carl B. Vernlund Photography By now it is standard baseline that […]


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