A great take on sustainable, modern architecture.
In our technology driven society today, we are constantly bombarded with various forms of media, whether it be social, news, advertising, etc. Our world has become so much larger (or smaller, depending on how you look at it) with relation to the time before the internet.
For architecture, and our built environment, in general, this allows us to build with an endless network of building products is at our disposal. As designers, it is our responsibility to cull through this information and set standards for our individual practices as to what’s really important and relevant for our clients. They are looking to us for guidance, as we are seen as experts in the field of building. It is our responsibility, then, to use our influence in a positive light, to recommend products and materials that are socially and environmentally responsible for the life-cycle of the material. (Lifecycle building is the…
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