Architecture & sustainability go together: expert

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Sustainability in architecture is now integrated, as opposed to being a completely different line of thought, said architecture experts.

Speaking at World EcoConstruct, Sherif Anis, regional director, CBT Architects, and secretary, AIA Middle East, UAE, said: “I think at this point architecture is really a function of our day-to-day design process.”

“We talk about sustainability and treat it as though it were a parallel discipline but in fact it’s now becoming an integral process, as it should be. If it’s not, then you’re probably approaching your project from the wrong way.”


Kyle Krall, Senior Principal, Thornton Tomasetti, UAE, agreed and added: “What I would say is that if you’re not taking advantage of the things you could do to make a building sustainable, that’s just bad architecture.”

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One Response to Architecture & sustainability go together: expert

  1. Prof. Krishna Rao JAISIM says:

    This is what we at Jaisim Fountainhead have been stating for over Five decades.
    Green and Sustainability are only cliches and Fads.

    All Architecture inherently have these values. If they do not then they are just a composition of engineered buildings.

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