Glass, wood, stone. These are some of the natural materials that are on the forefront of construction. Today, a greater number of architects and developers are not only thinking about profit and supply, but the additional – sometimes invisible – factors at play when it comes to new build outs. These include the true benefits to humans, the environmental toll and the most practical designs that are symbiotic with nature. We uncover the modern perspective of ‘conscious construction’ this week on Viewpoints.
- Teresa Coady, architect, founding partner, former president, B+H Bunting Coady, author, Rebuilding Earth: Designing Eco-Conscious Habitats for Humans.
Links for more information:
- Amazon: Rebuilding Earth: Designing Ecoconscious Habitats for Humans
- Paris Property Group: Low rise Paris, a city center with few skyscrapers