Esaulov G.V.

UDC 72

GEORGII V. ESAULOV, DSc, Professor, Academician,

Moscow Architectural Institute (State Academy)

11, RozhdestvenkaStr., 107031, Moscow, Russia


Sustainability in architecture finds more and more meaning in creative activity of modern architects and town-planners, engineers and technologists who are engaged in different fields of design, construction, and production of advanced materials, structures, and technologies. A new definition of sustainable architecture is suggested in this paper as well as the approaches to its formation: harmonization of social, economic, environmental, and spatial factors of settlement development; detection of the optimum combination of ‘stability’ and ‘variability’ within the framework of the object design program; natural conformity and biomimetics; adaptability to challenges and risks of climatic condition and man-made origins; mathematical and three-dimensional modeling of building depending on its life cycle.

The explanatory content of approaches makes possible to use them in research, experimental design, and education activities. Approaches to a formation of the development strategy of sustainable architecture are shown in this paper.

Keywords: sustainable architecture; definition; approach; natural conformity; high technologies; mathematical modeling; development strategy.


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