sustainable architecture

Introduction to Sustainable Architecture

When people say sustainable agriculture, they mean building so that there is little or no human-made impact on the environment. It entails the conscious effort to preserve the environment every step of the way, from planning to construction. So, achieving sustainable architecture involves adopting an eco-friendly approach in choosing building materials, designing and implementing vital […]

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kinetic moving buildings

Kinetic Buildings that Move

Kinetic architectural designs are such that certain parts of the structure move, with no effect whatsoever on the overall structural integrity. This design concept is mainly adopted to adapt to environmental situations, offer better aesthetic qualities, or deliver on unique functions a static structure would be incapable of. The 20th century came with more adoption […]

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Natural ventilation buildings

Returning to the era of natural ventilation

Buildings are generally designed to use natural ventilation. However, in the quest to make buildings more modern, we have jettisoned natural ventilation media for aesthetic reasons like the integration of mechanical systems and interior partition walls. With these compromises come some challenges, including increased cost and adverse environmental impacts. To resolve these challenges, designers and […]

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