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Title: STEEL ACHIEVING SUSTAINABILITY AND BUILDABLE DESIGN
Authors: SEET HUI LI
Keywords: Building
Goh Bee Hua
2007/2008 Bu
Buildable design
Steel construction
Sustainability
Sustainable construction
Issue Date: 9-Mar-2011
Citation: SEET HUI LI (2011-03-09). STEEL ACHIEVING SUSTAINABILITY AND BUILDABLE DESIGN. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The Earth is deteriorating at a rate faster than one can expect and human activities are causing a negative impact on the environment. Sustainable development is about ensuring a better quality of life for both the present and future generation and it is important that people are aware of the current situation and help to play a part in saving the environment. There is a need for the industry to embrace sustainable construction as it is also part of sustainable development. The disruption in the supply of concreting sand and granite from Indonesia is a wake-up call for the industry to switch to sustainable construction such as using steel. This dissertation attempts to examine through published journals, books and case examples to show how steel can achieve sustainability and buildable design and these are very important aspects that industry players should not neglect when it comes to selection of material for construction. In addition, survey has been done to identify factors that affect or encourage steel construction in the industry and one of the major factors is cost. It is important to recognize these factors so that government can come up with better solutions to promote sustainable construction in the long run.
URI: https://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/222273
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