T Rex Resource optimisation study

Resource Optimisation: A Plea for High-Rise Buildings

Although our planet’s resources are finite (and their extraction often goes hand in hand with the destruction of our environment), global consumption continues to rise strikingly every year. One of the main drivers of this development is the building industry.

A study by Stefanie Weidner, Roland Bechmann and Werner Sobek analyses the resource consumption of different building typologies (single-family houses, multi-family houses and 20- or 40-storey high-rises) under certain parameters – and in doing so clearly shows what speaks in favour of a certain building type…

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