green architecture

green architecture

Architecture in which the design is focused on making a building energy-efficient, so as to reduce its energy consumption, water consumption, operating costs, and environmental impact. Such efficiencies include the maximal use of natural lighting, low-e glass, solar electric systems, energy-efficient lighting systems, energy-efficient ventilation systems including the use of the chimney effect, and newer sustainable materials and techniques that minimize heat loss in buildings.
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Michael Green of Michael Green Architecture, on changing perceptions of tall wood buildings;
The increase in green architecture is not just a win on two sides, but on three.
We need exciting, green architecture and green spaces within cities to make nature a part of our everyday lives as I believe the fact that we are disconnected from nature is a problem when we talk about tackling climate change.
The UAEaACAys green strategies and initiatives in recent years include programmes focusing on renewable energy, green architecture, sustainable transport, ecological footprint, and efficient energy and water use.
Coherent design forums and conferences combining the talents of design and architecture will take place in HDE 2015 through the Shanghai International Building and Interior Design Festival, and will include: Design + Planning of Green Architecture, Design Trends and Hospitality Interiors 2015, Hotel Engineering and Technology Forum, among others.
Lawmakers have filed a bill applying green architecture in the construction of future government buildings in the country.
I am very interested in green architecture and in what role architecture can play in achieving low-carbon economy," he added.
We incorporated green architecture design principles such as solar shading and air flow through the buildings to provide shelter from sun and rain typical in this hot and humid part of southern China.
With sustainability now a common theme across many new developments, Lebanon-based architects Green Studios, who will be exhibiting their patented hydroponic outdoor green wall for the first time at Cityscape Global, believe green architecture is the future.
With sustainability now a common theme across many new developments, Lebanon-based architects Green Studios, which will be exhibiting its patented hydroponic outdoor green wall for the first time at Cityscape Global, believes green architecture is the future.
Hotels trend toward Green Architecture accelerated in 2007 and in this time, the number of green hotels in the United States increased from day to day, for example, Bulter hotel in 2008, and Wiegler hotel was formed in 2008.
BEX Asia is an exceptional event that enables the building industry and anyone interested in green architecture and masterplanning an instant overview of the latest in green design and green technologies available in the market.