Keynote Speech: Sustainable Construction Basic Practice – Strategy, Challenges, Importance Benefits and Positive Impact


P. Rajayogan
ASCE India Section Southern Region


Sustainable construction is the process of constructing structures while being environmentally conscious of the material, design process, and sustainability of the structure and the effect it has on the environment. In simple terms, it is the process of creating structures in an environmentally friendly way. Sustainability factors are considered in the design, material, longevity, and future deconstruction as the main aspects. Also, to determine what is “allowed” and what may deem “disallowed”. The basic six sustainable practices / principles are optimizing site potential, sustainable energy use, protect and conserve water, optimizing material usage and building space, effective operational and maintenance practices and enhancing indoor environmental quality.

April 11, 2021
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