GOA is really pleased to receive this notice from Buildings and Cities Editor-in-Chief Richard Lorch announcing the review of CARBON: A Field Manual for Building Designers by the renowned building lifecycle researcher Dr. Francesco Pomponi.
Francesco Pomponi applauds this significant book and recommends it as essential reading not only for researchers, but for policy makers, clients, construction professionals, educators and students.
Dr. Pomponi delivers a very positive review stating, "This is a must-read book. It achieves the rare outcome of being a successful volume for design practitioners (who should know what to do) as well as design students (who don’t yet know what to do). But it is also very useful to educators, policymakers, engineers, local authorities, industry professionals and – really – anyone who takes seriously the sheer impacts caused by the global built environment to ecosystems, biodiversity, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, land use, urban fabric transformation, energy demand, social shifts and implications for the lives of millions who live in, or at the margins of, it.
This is probably the best book I have read in the field that successfully handles the complexity (chaos?) of building and construction."
Read the whole review at this link.