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Achieving zero-carbon architecture is "the biggest challenge we have" says Alexandra Hagen of White Arkitekter

Posted On: 7 Feb 2020   |   Posted By: Dezeen

Achieving zero-carbon architecture is "the biggest challenge we have" says Alexandra Hagen of White Arkitekter

Swedish architecture firm White Arkitekter has pledged that every building it designs will be carbon neutral by 2030.
Alexandra Hagen , the firm's CEO, made the pledge at a panel discussion organised by Dezeen in Stockholm earlier this week.
"At White Arkitekter have made the promise that by the end of the decade all of our projects will be carbon neutral," said Hagen.
The discussion, organised to celebrate the launch of Dezeen Awards 2020 , centred on the priorities for architects and designers over the coming decade.
White Arkitekter's CEO, Alexandra Hagen, made the pledge at the discussion organised by Dezeen
"Climate change is the most important challenge for the future for this decade," said Hagen, who is a judge for the 2020 edition of Dezeen Awards. "We know that the materials used for products and for buildings are the major cause of carbon emissions."
"So we have to use our abilities as designers to transform into a circular economy."
Fellow panellists Annika Eklund of Bolon, Eero Koivisto of...

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