Addressing Climate Change through Design: The Role of Architects in a Sustainable Future for Australia
02 May 2024
ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN STAGE
- Architects taking a proactive role in combating climate change by incorporating sustainable design principles and practices into their projects.
- Integration of passive design strategies, such as orientation, insulation, natural ventilation, and daylighting, to reduce energy consumption and mitigate the carbon footprint of buildings.
- Utilization of renewable energy sources, such as solar panels and geothermal systems, to achieve net-zero or low-energy buildings that contribute to a sustainable future for Australia.
- Emphasis on selecting environmentally friendly and locally sourced materials, implementing efficient water management systems, and promoting biodiversity in urban environments through green spaces and landscaping.