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Integration of Low-Code Platform with 2050 Materials API
Case studies Feb 29

Give the client tools — Integrating 2050 Materials API with VIKTOR for Early Stage Building Design

In the realm of architecture and construction, the push towards sustainability is more crucial than ever.

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Detailed Breakdown of Carbon Impacts
Technology Feb 26

Assess Environmental Impacts of Flat Roof Systems with Embodied Carbon Optimizer Tool

2050 Materials has extended the Embodied Carbon Optimizer tool into new building envelope assemblies.

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Ramboll Life Cycle Assessments System Boundary Comparison Chart
Data Feb 19

Comparing Differences in Building Life Cycle Assessment Methodologies

This article discusses the significant variances in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodologies across different geographical regions, focusing on their impact on the comparability and accuracy of environmental assessments in the building sector.

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Modern city skyline with towering buildings
Data Feb 15

Integrating CALGreen Standards with 2050 Materials’ Data, Tools, and APIs for Embodied Carbon Reduction

In an era marked by environmental consciousness and regulatory progression, the intersection of CALGreen standards with the innovative solutions provided by 2050 Materials symbolizes a transformative shift in the construction industry.

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University of Wolverhampton, Birmingham
Manufacturer Spotlights Feb 13

Case Study: Enhancing Architectural Continuity at the University of Wolverhampton with d line

This case study explores how d line's products played a pivotal role in creating a harmonious blend of historical significance and modern functionality at the University of Wolverhampton's School of Architecture and the Built Environment.

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Material Flow Analysis Chart of Anticipated New Buildings in Denmark per Average Year
Research Feb 12

Research Summary: Building a Sustainable Future: Denmark’s Environmental Blueprint for 2050

The article presents a comprehensive study of the expected environmental impacts of building materials in the context of Denmark up to the year 2050.

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Sustainable Development Goals Graph
Data Feb 08

What else is in an EPD beyond Carbon, anyway?

This article delves into the various components of an EPD, shedding light on its importance and the various elements that are often overshadowed by the focus on carbon.

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Designers’ digital 'Sweet spot' for early-stage, data-driven analysis by Matteo Orsi, 2023.
Data Jan 29

Data in BIM from Day 1: How to Really Achieve Our Climate Targets

Building Information Modeling (BIM) has brought a paradigm shift in the construction industry. It’s not just about representing buildings anymore; it’s about gaining early insights into their performance.

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Assessment Subjects Summary Score
Research Jan 25

Embedding the Circular Economy in EPDs

This article is based on the latest update on the topic by Martin Blumberg who leds the Circular Economy Task Force on ECO platform.

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