Green Architecture

By, Anthony Carroll

Basic overview

Green architecture, or green design, is an approach to building that minimizes harmful effects on human health and the environment.

Green architects

The "green" architect or designer attempts to safeguard air, water, and earth by choosing eco-friendly building materials and construction practices.

Materials used

These styled architects are very specific in there selections about the materials that they use.Ex are: silver and solar panels.

Steps taken

Pre-Building Phase: Manufacture

Waste Reduction

Pollution Prevention

Recycled Content

Embodied Energy Reduction

Use of Natural Materials

Building Phase: Use

Reduction in Construction Waste

Energy Efficiency

Water Treatment/Conservation

Use of Non-Toxic or Less-Toxic Materials

Renewable Energy Systems

Longer Life

Post-Building Phase: Disposal

Reusability

Recyclability

Biodegradability