Sustainable Architecture

By Ar. K. S. Mukunda Iyengar.

Published by The Sustainability Collection

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To-day. Green, or sustainable, or environmentally-friendly architecture is not simply an environmental benefit. It is place-sensitive; in a globalizing world it leads to location-specific architecture by responding to local climatic conditions and using local materials.A growing awareness of the critical need to address climate change and resource scarcities. The particular link between the extraction, production, and consumption of energy and the carbon content of the atmosphere have led to dire predictions of massive societal upheaval and escalating resource conflicts. As a result, very many initiatives, constructive and opportunistic, are addressing many aspects of the challenge of designing and operating buildings in ways that lessen our burden on the global environment.

Keywords: Rapidly Urbanizing Habitats, Planners Triangle, Sustainable City- Mind Map, Principles of Sustainable Arch.Design, Energy Consumption & Conservation, Green Building Concepts

The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp.209-228. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 16.580MB).

Prof. Ar. K. S. Mukunda Iyengar

Professor & H.O.D. in Architecture, Architecture Department,, SIT. Tumkur, TUMKUR, Karnataka, India

1] As an Assistant Architect for a reputed Architectural firm for about 2 years during 1973-1975. 2] As ASSISTANT DIRECTOR of town planning for the govt. of Karnataka at Kolar district, during 1978 –1979. 3] As ASSISTANT ARCHITECT for the Ministry of Defence government of India at Bangalore during 79-80., 4] As READER & H.O.D., dept.of Architecture at MIT Manipal during 1980 –1984. 5] As ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in the department of Architecture at BMS. College of Engineering Bangalore during 1984 –1994. 6] As PROFESSOR & HOD in the department of Architecture, @ MS RAMAIAH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY from 1994 – 1996 & as senior professor till April 3, 2003 7] As Professor of Arhitecture @ Siddaganga Institute Of Technology,Tumkur from 1st September 2003 & as Head in the Dept.from july 2006 0nwards 8} AS Professor in Arhitecture & Urban Planning, Mekelle University, Ethiopia, for a period of 1 year, during 2007-2008 9}Presently serving in SIT TUMKUR, Karnataka State, INDIA.

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