As they say, charity begins at home, the best way to go green or adopt an eco friendly lifestyle is to construct or live in a sustainable home where we spend most of our time. In the recent past, we have witnessed a wide range of ecological approaches in architecture that not only help residents reduce the environmental impact but also control their financial expenditures. Here are some of the most sustainable homes to lead a green, clean life.
With serious issues like global warming or climate change challenging the very existence of human beings, need for green ways of living, or construction for that matter, has been felt more than ever before to make the world a better place to live. In fact, shattering the notion of in-thing or style, green buildings have now become the need of the hour that will more or less determine our future on earth. Here are some of the most prominent trends that are likely to influence the green building industry worldwide in 2015:
As people have become more conscious about the environment, they are looking for eco-friendly solutions for reducing pollution. A home is a necessary part of our life but at the same time, it can cause serious pollution if not made sustainable. For this endeavor, we have to choose more eco-friendly materials while building our homes and ensure that those materials last for a long time.
Green Roofs, the name only suggests its nature. They are roofs very different from traditional roofs and are beneficial not only for the dweller but for the environment on the whole. In past years, there has been quite an upsurge in pollution, and a time had come when the planet earth was declared to be on the verge of extinction. The reason behind was an increase in the pollution and other elements that are too dangerous for nature and for the inhabitants on planet earth. Humans have become selfish and reckless but in recent years humans have understood the fact that if they will save the environment, then only environment […]
Several environmentalists believe that architects all over the world are transforming the planet into a concrete jungle – thereby burdening the ever-decreasing supply of energy and contributing to global warming. Although they are right to some extent, modern architects are addressing their concerns by creating an entirely new breed of architecture, one that is self-sufficient, doesn’t rely on conventional sources of energy, and in part help the planet come out of its energy troubles. Here are some of the finest examples of this modern architecture, which is taking the world towards a sustainable future.
China has been at the forefront of architectural design with many buildings and premises drawing attention of world media and architects from other countries. One such recently developed building is the high-rise tower which will be a mixed use development in Wuhan. Let us look more closely at this tower and the special features it has.
Small homes are becoming quite popular nowadays with living space becoming a major concern in many of the large cities around the world. These homes are cost effective as well as have many innovative space saving features that help to fit in many of the essential items that you require for your living.
With more and more people chasing the green drive going on across the world, sustainable measures have become an integral part of modern construction. There are several benefits of green buildings starting from being eco-friendly to bringing about considerable cost savings. Here in the following sections let us look at some such green buildings that have gained reputation for their eco-friendly approach.
With the growing awareness of the environmental harm caused due to the conventional building practices there has been a tremendous change observed in the building practices with the use of sustainable practices and resources in construction. These building practices reduce the environmental impact and are free from toxic materials. Here is a list of five such amazing and innovative green building products. Have a look.
Today the world is moving forward in a “greener” wave. The eco friendly innovative ideas have revolutionized the world of architecture. From recycled materials to the naturally available things, everything is being used to build the greener and sustainable buildings. Here is a list of five such buildings that have topped the charts to be among the best projects of 2014.