What is Embodied Carbon?

The term “embodied carbon” came onto the news scene as a hot topic a few years ago. A calculation of the carbon dioxide emissions associated with extracting, transporting, manufacturing, and placing a material, it was, and continues to be, part of the discussion around sustainability. Sustainable construction involves reducing the Read more…

Katerra: What Happened

After about six years in business, Katerra, the most highly funded startup in the construction technology field, filed for bankruptcy protection in June. A brainchild of respected Silicon Valley real estate and electronics heavy-hitters, the company had raised about $2 billion from private company investors, principally Japan-based SoftBank. If ever Read more…