Integration of Sustainability Principles into Construction Project Delivery
Received Date: Dec 10, 2013 / Accepted Date: Jan 17, 2014 / Published Date: Jan 26, 2014
Construction clients and governments recognise the significant impact the design, construction and occupation of buildings have on the environment and society. The construction industry and governments have a central role in driving the sustainable development agenda. Good sustainable design can deliver buildings with low running costs-an attribute that is highly attractive to both the society and businesses. The aim of this paper was therefore to examine the integration of sustainability principles into construction projects. The review provided key evidence of the link between sustainability and better project performance, through the integration of sustainability principles. In addition, it proposed a sustainable framework for better construction project, based on the philosophies of sustainable construction.
Keywords: Sustainability principles; Construction; Sustainable development; Sustainable building; Fragmentation
Citation: Ochieng EG, Wynn TS, Zuofa T, Ruan X, Price ADF, et al. (2014) Integration of Sustainability Principles into Construction Project Delivery. J Archit Eng Tech 3: 116. Doi: 10.4172/2168-9717.1000116
Copyright: ©2014 Ochieng EG, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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