Green Design Analytical Essay by The Research Group

Green Design
This paper looks at 'green design' and environmentally-conscious architecture.
# 73029 | 904 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Architecture (Modern) , Architecture (Theory) , Architecture (General)

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This paper looks at 'green design' and how environmentally-conscious building is now becoming the new trend in architecture and design in America and spreading to China. The paper explains that Europe has had this form of development for many years because energy costs are so much higher there, but America is starting to catch on and is turning 'green.'

From the Paper:

"'Green design' is gradually working its way into the Architecture community's consciousness and environmentally-conscious design is becoming less an option and more a requirement in the design business (Weeks). Much of the success of the movement in the United States is due to the efforts of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and their Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Rating System, which provides certification to validate green initiatives by designers and gives clients a selling point. LEED does not only influence building standards..."

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