Towards Green Building: Sustainability Approach in Building Industrialization

Document Type: Original Paper

Authors

1 Assistant Professor, Department of Art and Architecture, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Associat Professor, Department of Art and Architecture, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

3 Ph.D., Department of Art and Architecture, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Building construction challenge, in recent years, is the reduction of social, economical and environmental
impacts along with economical nature and increasing life quality, as here sustainable construction is important. Pre-fabrication and industrialization are referred as a solution of sustainable construction due to some of its main characteristics consisting of many sustainability aspects. Due to this fact, the application of these building systems in most cases, makes achieving to sustainable building more easy. Sustainability aspects in industrialized systems are categorized in four groups of environmental, social, economical and technical issues and in each group some of general characteristics of industrialization in these methods are
studied. Today, industrialized construction systems by relying on quality increase idea and blending with the environment and more flexibility, good design and planning and optimization, can fulfill the goals of sustainable construction.

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