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what is green architecture?

what is green architecture?

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Published by: arjunastardom on Jan 11, 2009
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What is greenWhat is greenarchitecture?architecture?
Green development, sustainable design and eco housing. These commonly-used architectural terms fall under theumbrellas of "
green architecture
" or "
sustainablearchitecture
".Green architecture promotes conservation of resources,including: increased energy efficiency, conservation of water,use of renewable energy, minimization of wastes,environmental conservation, reduction in maintenance andoperational costs, preservation of history, and even ease of access to public transportation. 
 
Primary principles
n green architecture, there are five primaryprinciples that include the subprinciples of thisvast discipline. All topics related to greenarchitecture fall under at least one of these.
 
Energy efficiency
 The green house/building has reduceddependence on electricity for its basic needs.
he design allows for passive and active cooling,the maximum use of daylight and reducedneed for energy-guzzling building systems.

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