'The greenest building is the one that already exists'
How Hallam Towers highlights all that is wrong with the way we view construction
Good afternoon members — and welcome to Thursday’s newsletter.
Today we have a piece about the former Hallam Tower hotel, a modernist icon which was knocked down in 2017 only to be rebuilt four years later. We speak to a Sheffield academic who believes we should reuse buildings more than we do, and that carbon will be a far more important factor than cos…