I usually only link straight green building articles to this blog, but this article in the New York Times today just feels too important not to re-post. The Building Industry accounts for approximately 40% of global emissions (manufacturing of materials, delivery, construction, waste and operations).
Making smaller, more efficient buildings, re-using what we can, and creating less waste has never been more important.
HERE IS LINK TO THE NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE:
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