An Overview of Sustainable Design Factors in High-Rise Buildings
International Journal of Science, Technology and Society
Volume 3, Issue 2-1, April 2015, Pages: 18-23
Received: Jan. 26, 2015; Accepted: Jan. 26, 2015; Published: Feb. 9, 2015
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Farzad Navaei, Department of Architecture, Islamic Azad University of Ajabshir, Tabriz, Iran
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Abstract
Nowadays population growth and increase of land cost have made it inevitable for the cities to construct tall building or vertical development or growth. Among the advantages of vertical expansion of the cities are saving cultivable land to supply needed food for increasing population, reducing environmental destruction due to reduced construction on natural land, reduce in transportation and urban traffic as well as reduce in energy consumption and air pollution caused by horizontal expansion of the cities. This paper examines relationship between high-performance tall building architecture and environment applying innovative technology. Research method of present investigation is descriptive. It is concluded that the future of the built environment depends on the methods and techniques used by engineers and architects to design sustainable environment and intelligent building.
Keywords
Sustainable Architecture, High-Rise Buildings, Environment, Green Architecture, Technology Transfer
To cite this article
Farzad Navaei, An Overview of Sustainable Design Factors in High-Rise Buildings, International Journal of Science, Technology and Society. Special Issue: Research and Practice in Architecture and Urban Studies in Developing Countries. Vol. 3, No. 2-1, 2015, pp. 18-23. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsts.s.2015030201.14
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