Green Architecture

Bioclimatic Architecture: Essential Philosophy of Sustainable Design

bioclimatic

Is it possible to construct structures that consider the environment from its conceptual phase? Using what is referred to as bioclimatic design, the answer is “yes.” In order to design buildings that are comfortable and healthy, bioclimatic design takes the local geography and climate into account. In order to lessen a building’s environmental impact, this …

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Carbon Footprint in Architecture: Sustainable Strategy Development

Carbon Footprint

Introduction What Is a Building’s Carbon Footprint? Definition In general, a carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gases (such as carbon dioxide and methane) produced by our actions. What Do Recent Statistics Say? The average carbon footprint worldwide is closer to 4 tons. The world has a CO2 emission capacity of over 2.4 …

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Value of Passive Solar Heating & Cooling Structures in the 21st Century

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Introduction  The rate of expanding population growth with increasing inventions in the field of industries and technologies has all together resulted in the increasing energy consumption enormously. This high consumption of resources is a concern for sustainability. The constant use of limited fuels and resources hurts the environment and energy conservation. Passive solar heating and …

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Greenhouses: A Sustainable Growing Trend in Architecture

Greenhouse

What is a Greenhouse? A greenhouse (also called a glasshouse, or, if with sufficient heating, a hothouse) may be a structure with walls and roof made chiefly of transparent material, like glass, in which plants requiring regulated climatic conditions are grown. These structures range in size from small shanties to artificial-sized structures. An anatomic hothouse …

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10 Green Buildings in India That Inspire the World

Green Building

What is a green building? Green building, or sustainable design, is the practice of accelerating the efficiency with which buildings and their sites use energy, water, and materials, and of reducing impacts on human health and the environment, considering the total life span of a building. Green-building concepts are not only restricted to the walls …

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Sustainable building: Important Goals and Benefits of Green Buildings

sustainable building

Introduction A ‘green’ building is one that, by its design, construction, or operation, reduces or eliminates negative effects on our climate and natural surroundings while also having the potential to produce positive ones. Green building (also known as green construction or sustainable building) refers to a structure and the use of environmentally responsible and resource-efficient …

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Bamboo Architecture: Valuable Green Steel Of The Future

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Introduction Bamboo is the oldest construction material although, during modernization, people were oblivious to the naturally available construction material. But Bamboo has regained its status as an attractive and Sustainable material over the past few years. Predominantly common in the Asian subcontinent, where Bamboo is most abundantly grown. Bamboo architecture has a long and silent …

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Sustainable Design in Architecture: Success or Failure?

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What is meant by Sustainability? A basic that one might relate to sustainability is the idea of using renewable resources. Though this is just one of how sustainability can be achieved, similar to recycling material in different, innovative, and environmentally friendly ways. It is more about the judicial use of existing resources while utilizing renewable …

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Green Architecture: An Essential and Sustainable Choice

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The world green building council defines green building as, “a building that, in its design, construction or operation, reduces or eliminates negative impacts, and can create positive impacts, on our climate and natural environment. Green buildings preserve precious natural resources and improve our quality of life.” Green architecture gives impacts on sustainable construction practice while …

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