The impact of choosing the right materials

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Tom Webster discusses the impact of choosing the right materials in this season's Landscape, the Landscape Institute's Journal.

"Embodied carbon has become the most talked about issue in the built environment in recent years, and rightly so. However, it is often easy to overlook in the design of landscapes, whether rolling countryside estate or inner-city public realm. Often it is not considered in the same way as flood risk or sustainable drainage, meaning that landscapes can actually have high levels of embodied carbon, much of which is buried below the surface."

Read the article.