Comments (4)
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Margaret Barnaby

They are indeed beautiful constructions, with cutting edge design considerations for maximum style. However, is it a consideration with concrete that it continues to 'leak' greenhouse gases for the life of the construction?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
TKD Architects

Thank you for the comment. The fossil fuels that are used to make cement (then concrete) are used in the high temp firing. I am unaware of greenhouse gas leakage and where that would originate from. However, I would refer you to this article about the absorbtion of co2.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Loretta O'Sullivan-Pippia

My brother had a formwork construction company and we were lucky enough to be able to use his skills in our Reno a few yrs ago

1 Like    

Related Stories

Renovating The Case for Concrete Floors
Low in maintenance, high in impact and works with home styles from traditional to modern. What's there not to love?
Full Story
Sustainability How to Find Singapore-Made Building and Renovation Materials
Reduce your renovation’s carbon footprint by using locally made products and materials
Full Story
Bathroom Guides 7 Countertop Materials for Bathrooms
Explore the pros and cons of these common countertop materials
Full Story
Renovating Engineered Surfaces: Why They're the Material of the Moment
Dark and light hues, sophisticated veining patterns and textured finishes stood out at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
Full Story
Kitchen Guides How Do I... Select a Kitchen Countertop?
Get to know the different types of countertop materials and how to use them
Full Story
Expert Advice How Do I... Select Bathroom Tiles?
Popular tile supplier Hafary narrows it down to these top five considerations
Full Story
Renovating Fibre Cement Boards: The All-Rounder Elevation Solution
Fire resistance, termite resistance, durability, good looks, eco-friendliness are just some qualities of FCB
Full Story
Renovating Picture Perfect: 20 Terrazzo Touches You'll Want at Home
Our coffee-break escape offers you five minutes' worth of images to inspire and delight. Jump right in...
Full Story
Kitchen Ideas 10 Alternative Materials for Your Kitchen Worktop
Brass, bamboo, recycled paper... There's a new raft of kitchen worktop choices worth checking out
Full Story