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Fabric as a material of choice to reduce environmental impact of construction

Features | May 1, 2024 | By: Bruce N. Wright, FAIA

A prime example of the “adaptive reuse” approach, the Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater, Bridgeport, Conn., demonstrates strategies that reduce embodied carbon by repurposing an unused baseball stadium into a major-draw event facility. Photo: Carl B. Vernlund Photography Recent years have seen a number of announcements of heroic efforts to literally reach for the moon because terra […]


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