A Holistic View for Integrating Sustainability...

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Emerging economies in Asia and Latin America face rapid urbanization and city building in the next few decades. The existing work force and the next generation of built environment graduates play a significant role in lowering carbon emissions as a result of r...

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Showcasing ‘Real’ Green Buildings: A Case for Post...

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Throughout their life cycle; from construction, operation to demolition, buildings contribute to environmental impact. Globally, there has been a shift towards adoption of green building policies, legislation, various programmes and rating tools for all new co...

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Identifying cost trend and affected cost factors for...

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The integration of sustainability and sustainable practices in the construction industry is ultimately benefiting the environment,society,and economics.Many green office buildings in Australia achieved Green Star ratings have claimed outstanding achievements s...

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Integrating Interdisciplinary Thinking and Practice: A...

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The value of interdisciplinary approaches to curriculum have been considered successful along multiple fronts; including reducing administrative burden from inter departmental collaboration, providing “intellectual” solutions to problems and breaking acade...

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Tapping Resource Efficiency Potential in India

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Cities contribute to 80% of the economic growth, while also comsuming 75% of the world’s natural resources. India is witnessing rapid urbanisation, with approximately 31% of its population living in cities. This trajectory requires us to find a way of achiev...

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Mainstreaming Sustainable Affordable Housing in India

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The urban housing shortage in India is currently estimated at 18.75 million, more than 95% of which pertains to low-income groups. In addition, the housing sector is by definition an energy and resource intensive sector leading to a large environmental burden...

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Decoupling Energy and Resource Use from Growth in the...

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India is currently at a crucial juncture where it is aiming for economic growth to meet the basic needs of its 1.2 billion people. However, this growth has so far resulted in energy shortages and the increasing use of limited resources. This policy brief serie...

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