Better ways to build: New green solutions

A digital rendering of a proposal for a Good Class Bungalow in Singapore built with cross-laminated timber planes. PHOTO CREDIT: TYPE0 ARCHITECTURE
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SINGAPORE – From 3D prefabricated bathroom units to “concrete” made of engineered timber, two events for the construction industry this week showcased novel ways for a more sustainable environment that not only promote well-being for building users, but also fend off climate change.

The International Built Environment Week (IBEW) is regarded as a major event in the Asia-Pacific, where global players network with local companies to share knowledge and explore business tie-ups.

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