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2013 News in Brief



Video focuses on John Ochsendorf’s ideas for reducing ’embodied’ energy of buildings

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John OchsendorfUsing innovative design and materials that don’t require a lot of energy to produce and ship, Professor John Ochsendorf of CEE and architecture hopes to change the way buildings are made. The National Science Foundation recently made a four-minute video, “Our Built Environment: It Takes Energy,” describing some of Ochsendorf’s ideas and showing a few of the buildings he’s designed.