From the Forums: Defining Sustainable Architecture

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elgatitoandaluz has a very basic definition:

So for me the real sustainable architecture is out there,was always out there: in the vernacular typologies. They were done with natural materials, readily available, not transported long distances, little manufacture, non polluting, using local workforce and little energy for constructing...a little qualitative life cycle analysis shows this clearly...

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