Everything, that is inconvenient, will not endure. Inventions originate mostly out of an initiative, to make the conditions of life more comfortable. In architecture we search for solutions that are efficient, simple, attractive, humane and orientated towards the future. We have never been in the position, where we can so decisively determine the future with our actions today. Through energy conscious deeds and environmentally-friendly living, we can determine the development and can as a result give our children a healthy environment.
- Approximately 40% of the greenhouse gas emissions result from building construction and utilisation therefore contributing significantly to global warming.
- In the industrial nations approx. 40% of the total energy is used for the operating of buildings. Added to this approx. 10% of the energy usage is for material production, the construction phase and transport of building materials. (Quelle Edition DETAIL, 2007)