Vision and Methodology to Support Sustainable Architecture through Building Technology in the Digital Era

Merhan Mohammed M. Shahda

Abstract


The last decades have witnessed countless, progressive, rapid advances in the field of Building Technology, which has a strong impact on the construction industry. Consequently, employing these techniques to support Sustainable Architecture has become a pivotal issue. Since architecture is a product of the available Technology Era, hence building technology could be a contributing factor to reinforce Sustainable Architecture, where it could promote raising the efficiency of the environmental performance of the architectural product. This paper introduces a methodological framework to support Sustainable Architecture through Building Technology in The Digital Era through an analytical study of the interactions between Building Technology and Sustainable Architecture.   In addition, analyzing the influence of technological revolution in the Digital Era‏ on axes of Building Technology (implementation methods, construction systems, construction materials) from the sustainability perspective so as to conserve natural resources for future generations.


Keywords


Building Technology; Sustainable Architecture; Digital Era‏

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DOI: 10.21625/essd.v2i1.169

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