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The Importance of Building Science and the Building Envelope

Architects are in a key position to ensure that buildings well built and that they operate well -well into the future. Buildings are known to contribute too many greenhouse gas emissions to the earth’s atmosphere - allegedly more than any other major economic sector in the industrialized world. Developers, owners, financiers, builders, lawyers and engineers all play a role - but it is architects who stand at centre stage.

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