May 16, 2011

10 Rules for a Sustainable Architecture in Jamaica

Architects have a large responsibility to design sustainable solutions for the built environment that are responsive to the social, economic and environmental needs of the local context and people. Buildings form a large part of the built environment and are large consumers of energy to facilitate the trade of goods and services. It is therefore important that we construct and design solutions that help to lower energy and maintenance costs while increasing the efficiency of the functions they are conceived to serve.

Read the rest the article by Architect Damian Edmond of Form via ECCO magazine

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