publication . Article . 2014

Towards a Sustainable Architecture

Patuel Chust, Pascual;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Murcia: Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Murcia
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
The growing awareness of the importance of ecology in the last decades has led many architects to rethink their construction proposals to make them more respectful of the environment and sustainability. The present article analyzes the legislation, conferences and international declarations (Earth Summit, Declaration of Interdependence for a Sustainable Future, Introduction to Sustainable Design) that have advocated the practice of a more ecological architecture. Also examined are the technological guidelines used to create an architecture that is both sustainable and harmonious with the natural surroundings, the construction materials employed in these building...
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free text keywords: Sustainable architecture, Ecological architecture, Arquitectura sostenible, Arquitectura ecológica, 7 Bellas artes
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