The United Nations Environment Programme states that the world’s cities occupy just three percent of the earth’s land, but account for sixty to eighty percent of energy consumption and seventy-five percent of carbon emissions. Sustainable architecture aims to minimize the environmental impact of buildings by using local, natural materials and energy efficient designs. This video offers a look at the features of green housing and urges viewers to consider minor changes within their homes that can have a positive impact on the environment.
Navigations: A First-Year College Composite: Vol. 3
, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/navigations/vol3/iss1/4