More and more developers are looking for companies that provide sustainable modern architecture for residential projects. The reasons for this demand can be attributed to the increase in environmental awareness, the prestige associated with Green Star building ratings, and the growing concern about the high costs of energy.
Sustainability entails the use of low-impact materials, the reduction of pressure on natural resources, and the overall improvement in the health and safety of buildings. It is thus possible to improve the environment and reduce the use of energy based on fossil fuels.
Making use of natural light, the cooling effect of trees in landscaped gardens, and rainwater through rainwater collection are but a few of the principles in design forming part of sustainable modern architecture for residential projects.
The use of trees and shrubs to create shade around the home and to block wind is a good way to reduce energy usage. The use of technology such as LED lights and solar panels also reduces energy consumption.
What is often overlooked is how layout and design changes can help to create sustainable living spaces. Such designs keep the lifestyle changes of people over the course of their lifespans in mind.
A family may start with two people, and then grow into a family unit of two adults and two small children. The children may need a playroom, so the one guestroom can then be converted to a playroom. Once the children are teenagers, they may want a games room, so the playroom is then converted into an interactive games room. The above serves to show how flexible the home’s layout must be to ensure its functionality according to the lifestyle needs of the family.
We are an architectural firm that is able to provide sustainable modern architecture to cater for all the above factors, whether for the design of entire security estates, or for individual residential projects.