Setting an example for sustainable development - The Joyce Centre In the news
Siew Haip Yeo is chief executive, Buildings + Cities for the Surbana Jurong Group (SJ Group), a global urban, infrastructure and managed services consulting firm headquartered in Singapore. He recently cited Mohawk College's Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation as an excellent example of future-focused sustainable building.
What factors do you think will be driving projects and architectural practices moving forward in 2024?
YSH: Carbon emissions from buildings, transportation and other industrial processes are the biggest drivers of global warming. In the face of the global climate crisis, architects and designers have a role to play in reducing global warming by decarbonising buildings through designing with renewable materials, and putting in place processes to facilitate low-carbon and carbon-neutral operations. Read more…