INTRODUCTION The current practice of constructing buildings does not focus much on the external societal costs. The purpose of sustainable architecture is to construct a building that is comfortable for the occupants, has very less negative impact upon the environment, uses the natural resources efficiently and is long lasting. With the concept of sustainability getting popular, there are tools and information available to design a sustainable architecture. The construction sector produces a lot of waste such as greenhouse gases, water pollutants and solid wastes. This has a very adverse impact on the planet and changes the natural cycle in a negative manner.
(Berkebile and McLennan, 2004, Baumeister, 2007a). Nevertheless, many of these technologies may fail to be more sustainable than those existing currently. The methods used above outline the way biomimicry can be used within the architectural design process to achieve a more sustainable environment. However, in spite of the fundamental aspects of biomimicry in the organism and behavioral levels, maximum sustainable processes are not achieved. In placing entire focus on the ecosystem level of biomimicry is far much more rewarding toward sustainable design.
Since the turn of the century, researchers, politicians, and scientists have vastly drawn attention to the need to acquire natural renewable energy resources. Nobody accurately predicts the future of fossil fuels, but logical assumptions and wise planning regarding the duration and impact of energy sources need to increase. Innovators and large companies need to devote research and efforts into using renewable energy in order to protect the atmosphere, lifestyle, and costs of energy. Many companies such as Apple, Bloomberg LP, BMW, and Wells Fargo implement renewable energies into their business and all have pledged to fully transition to renewable energies (RE 100). Although currently methods of obtaining energy may not significantly alter lifestyles throughout the world, society needs to remain attentive to consequences of non-renewable energy and seek productive ways of accessing renewable energy to help improve the environment and conserve fossil fuels.
Organic creatures refined and created by characteristic choice over a billion year innovative work period can be seen as exemplifying advances, capacities, and frameworks that are answers for the issue of getting by in nature. These issues are frequently equal to those experienced by people as we look for better approaches to design and live economically, and by and large have tackled the same issues with a far more prominent economy of means. This paper goes for uncovering how radical increment in asset proficiency can be accomplished by looking to the nature for motivation (Benyus, 1998). Investigating the use of Biomimicry in current architectural design, bringing about an arrangement of design methodologies, levels and standards is the aim of the report. The paper additionally talks
Sustainable development must meet the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations. The definition of a concept as discussed currently was published in 1987 at the Brundtland Report issued by World Commission on Environment and Development or Brundtland Commission, created in 1983 by the United Nations. The goal was to define policies and strategies for sustainable development in the social, economic and, above all, environmental. And as regards the architecture? There is some consensus on what is a sustainable architecture design and what guidelines must be followed?
Digital architecture involves the use of computer modelling, programming, simulation and imaging to create both virtual forms and physical structures. The ways in which architecture is formed, created, presented, and marketed is transforming – in relation to the transition to a digital society. Digital architecture allows complex calculations that delimit architects and allow a diverse range of complex forms to be created with great ease using computer algorithms. Architecture created digitally might not involve the use of actual materials (brick, stone, glass, steel, wood). It relies on sets of numbers stored in electromagnetic format used to create representations and simulations that correspond to material performance and to map out built
More than three decades on from a recognizable start of the environmental movement – the establishment of World Environment Day by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972 – there appears at last to be a growing commitment to reverse unsustainable trends in development. To meet the challenge we have to enhance quality of life for all by designing healthy buildings and environments fit for individuals and communities both now and in the future. We need to minimize resource throughputs, waste and pollution, and to fulfill our responsibility to protect other species and environments. Buildings and the built environment will therefore increasingly be required to satisfy a number of criteria, including that they should: Enhance biodiversity – not use materials from threatened species or environments and improve natural habitats where possible through appropriate planting and water use. Support communities – identify and meet the real needs, requirements and aspirations of communities and stakeholders and involve them in key decisions.
Introduction “Building sustainable cities - and a sustainable future - will need open dialogue among all branches of national, regional and local government.”- Ban Ki-moon. The quote by a renowned diplomat speaks volume about the significance of sustainable development. It has gained much importance now because of the fast rate of depletion of earth’s natural resources which is triggered by an exponential rise in human population and their increased need for resources. Due to global environmental problems that encompass climate change, excess deforestation and loss of bio-diversity, it has been realized that in future building cities will turn into an uphill task to accommodate people and it is time to design sustainable buildings that can
Sustainable Development is defined as development which encounters the needs of existing without compromising the capability of upcoming generations to achieve their own requirements. Mohan Munasinghe(1993b) tells us that the goal of sustainable development is “to maximize the net welfare of economic activities while maintaining or increasing the stock of economic, ecological and sociocultural assets over time to ensure the sustainability of income and intergenerational equity and providing a safety net to meet basic needs and protect the poor (thereby advancing intergenerational equity).” He also states that the sustainable development approach is one “that will permit continuing improvements in the present quality of life at a lower intensity
Gender inequality is a big challenge nowadays as well as unemployment, terrorism, global health and the intensity of the natural disasters, etc. Global temperature, sea level rise among all the other climate changes have a really bad impact in all the coastal countries. The survival of the world is at risk. The goal number one is to end poverty in all forms everywhere in 2030. It also tries to ensure social protection for the poor, increase access to all the basic services like: electricity, energy, housing, education, health care, transport water and