sustainable architecture, definition of
- Sustainable Architecture
A general term that describes environmentally-conscious design techniques in the field of architecture. Sustainable architecture is framed by the larger discussion of sustainability and the pressing economic and political issues of our world. In the broad context, sustainable architecture seeks to minimize the negative environmental impact of buildings by enhancing efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy, and development space. Most simply, the idea of sustainability, or ecological design, is to ensure that our actions and decisions today do not inhibit the opportunities of future generations. EcoWho blog posts where 'sustainable architecture' used:News & Blog articles where 'sustainable architecture' used:
This term can be used to describe an energy and ecologically conscious approach to the design of the built environment.
- New Marine Education Center in Malm raises climate change awareness
In Malmö, Sweden, the recently completed Marine Education Center is giving visitors a closer look at the effects of climate change and sustainable technology...
- Stunning, sustainable lodge blends into beautiful landscape
Romanian architecture firm BLIPSZ has created a near-autonomous holiday home that combines the charms of rural Transylvanian architecture with a sustainable and contemporary design aesthetic...
- A nearly century-old Copenhagen school gets an eco-friendly makeover
Danish architectural practice JJW Architects has used recycled bricks and Cradle-to-Cradle certified mortar to renovate Copenhagen’s Grøndalsvængets School...
- 3XN unveils new, sustainable building for UNSW Sydney
Following a rigorous international competition, Danish architectural firm 3XN has won the bid to design the University of New South Wales’ (UNSW) new Multipurpose Building — a project that the architects say will have a “focus on resilience and...
- ZHA gets the green light for worlds first all-timber soccer stadium in England
After years of delays, Zaha Hadid Architects has finally gained planning approval for Eco Park Stadium, the world’s first all-timber soccer stadium in Gloucestershire, England that will serve as the new home of the Forest Green Rovers football club...
- BIG presents a sustainable living laboratory town in Japan for Toyota at CES
As part of CES 2020, Bjarke Ingels Group has unveiled exciting designs for its first project in Japan — the Toyota Woven City, a sustainable “living laboratory” at the foothills of Mt...
- Lush Sky Green towers are the first of their kind in Taichung
Taichung, Taiwan has taken yet another step toward becoming a greener, more livable city with the recent completion of Sky Green, a sustainably minded, mixed-use development...
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