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5/18/15

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SOM’s Luke Leung Discusses Tall Buildings and Sustainable Urbanism

Source: The Architect's Newspaper/CTBUH

“The tall building can help to create better health and potentially less carbon emissions in the city per capita,” Leung said, but he added it’s important to address the issue holistically. We need to reduce emissions associated with embodied carbon, transportation carbon and operating carbon, Leung said: “We need to strike to make those three components to be all approaching net-zero.”

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