• Faraneh Sahraiyanjahromi phd candidate
  • Mohammad Ali Mosaberpanah
Keywords: Sustainable development, building criteria, design


Due to the rapid deterioration and depletion of natural resources which are utilized in the building construction industries globally, decision makers are now looking forward to the inclusion of some useful criteria’s into achieving sustainable views on building designs. This stems from their increased knowledge of possible sustainable solutions to these problems from various researches or studies been carried out into innovated methodologies and technologies necessary in achieving sustainability to buildings. Building designs should account for long service life, protection of natural resources, habitat of some plant and animal species especially the endangered ones, maintaining the quality of the atmospheric air and effectively utilizing the natural sources of energy such as the sun and wind. The performance of buildings could be explained by different parameters like the environmental load, the indoor environmental quality, and the primary energy source. In sustainable building designs, it is beneficial to classify the important design indicators in order to reach various optimized design solutions or by developing a more alternative design answer. Sensitivity design and analysis makes it possible to detect the important factors in respect to performance of buildings and to concentrate design and optimization of sustainable structures like buildings. This paper will consider effective sustainable criteria in three major fields which include the: economy, society, and environment.


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How to Cite
Sahraiyanjahromi, F., & Mosaberpanah, M. (2018, February 10). SURVEY OF SUSTAINABLE CRITERIA ON BUILDING DESIGN. Sustainable Structures and Materials, An International Journal, 1(1), 30-36.