Green Architecture and Sustainable Economic Growth in Nigeria
Green architecture or green design is the entire process of building design that reduces the harmful effects on our environment, as well health. Green architecture is a sustainable practice of green building design which is constructed with keeping the environmental standards in mind.
Sustainability presents itself as a unique challenge in the field of Architecture Construction as projects typically consume large amounts of materials, produce tons of waste, and often involve weighing the preservation of buildings that have historical significance against the desire for the development of newer, more modern designs.
Increasing CO2 emissions are believed to result in irreversible changes in the global climate and the global environment, the consequences of which are hard to predict, but which are believed to impose tremendous economic cost of mitigation and adaptation, if not catastrophic effects on the human future.
The concept of Green Houses has become very significant just as the waves of green movement are sweeping across the world. Apart from benefits that such houses promise to the environment, they are cost-effective and would lead to a more sustainable economy.