Ecologically sustainable design

Ecologically sustainable design

The use of design principles and strategies that help reduce the ecological impact of buildings, e.g., by reducing the consumption of energy and resources or by minimizing disturbances to existing vegetation.
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Among the topics are biomimicry for ecologically sustainable design in architecture: a proposed methodological study, an environmental renovation strategy based on the adaptive control optimization of a modular light regulating facade system, new self-sufficient shelter solutions for big cities' collapsed rental markets, architectural-environmental crisis nexus: transforming elements of the architectural crisis that lead to the environmental crisis in Middle Eastern Islamic countries, and an assessment of natural ventilation potential in an affordable housing compound in Alexandria.
accommodation incorporating the latest technologies and leading ecologically sustainable design (ESD)
Dalla Costa has a company which specializes in culturally responsive and ecologically sustainable design projects for Aboriginal communities.
The overall footprint of the resort was already relatively low, due to the application of ecologically sustainable design principles in its construction, including the use of solar power and heat recovery.
The resort incorporates several ecologically sustainable design principles such as rainwater collection, full recycling of all domestic water, heat exchange technology to reduce electricity consumption and the use of solar panels for all hot water systems.
With a built-up area of 11,730 square meters, its architecture has been designed based on the principles of ecologically sustainable design and symmetry.
It is expressed in a multitude of ways throughout the world, including betterment taxes, inclusionary zoning, developer contributions, percentages of development given to social housing, ecologically sustainable design, community facilities and so on.
The Gen2 system fits neatly with the ecologically sustainable design (ESD) principle applied to Eureka Tower.