An Integrated Design Process Must Lead to Beautiful Sustainable Zero Energy Buildings and Communities
Good architecture comes from good design and good design is synonymous with beauty. Truly exceptional architecture transcends the physical and captures the spiritual. This harmony of design has a subtle yet definitive impact on the well being of people in their daily lives. Leed and other similar standards must alter the built form in harmony. It is now up all of us to build beautiful zero energy buildings and communities with a sound financial and technical underpinning.
A road map is required in order to achieve this goal in the next 10 years. Adaptation by the construction industry to provide new products, systems and services will be paramount.