Fred A. Bernstein


Fred Bernstein has degrees in architecture (from Princeton University) and law (from NYU) and writes about both subjects. He lives in New York City and has two sons.

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Architecture and Embodied Carbon/Energy

Why Architecture Critics Must Ask About Embodied Energy

Because our lives depend on it!

Published Architect, October 31, 2019test!

Taking a Holistic Approach to Embodied Carbon

A sobering look at how designing a building to meet Passive House standards affects its overall energy use.

Published in Architectural Record, October 10, 2022test!

Negative Energy and (Dis)embodied Carbon VIDEO

Ignoring embodied carbon lets architects, developers and even architecture schools call wasteful buildings "green"

Published in Speeches / talks, November 11, 2021test!

Negative Energy and (Dis)embodied Carbon WRITTEN VERSION

Ignoring embodied carbon lets architects, developers and even architecture schools call wasteful buildings "green"

Published in Speeches / talks, November 11, 2021test!

Altering the Definition of Green Could Weaken Efforts to Mitigate the Climate Crisis

Making buildings resilient does not slow climate change. Usually, the opposite is true.

 

Published ARCHDAILY, January 10, 2021test!

How Green Are Apple's Carbon-Sequestering Trees, Really?

Not as green as we might hope -- or as Apple might suggest

Published in The Architect's Newspaper, September 2007test!

Why Architecture Critics Must Ask About Embodied Energy

Published Architect, October 31, 2019test!
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