Green Construction for Sustainable and Affordable Housing
Building sustainable structures has long been an agenda that helps in building sustainable cities. Buildings alone are responsible for 30% of the total greenhouse produced by the cities of the world. So architects have been going for green construction at residential and commercial buildings. It means less carbon emission and more energy conservation. Turned out, it benefits other areas too, namely making the housing sector more affordable.
What is Green Construction?
Every construction adversely impacts our environment. Green construction means reducing that impact through sustainable design and construction practices and creating a balance between luxury and negative environmental output. It also looks to reduce the operational cost of buildings and promote a healthier lifestyle.
We can capture the core components of green construction practice from these points: