A Critical Review on Importance of Eco-structure Building or Green Building in Bangladesh

Mostafa Kamal, Mohammad Osman Gani


Climate change, caused by the release of greenhouse gases (mainly CO2) into the atmosphere has been recognized as one of the greatest threats of the world. The earth’s condition is deteriorating rapidly and it will turn sever unless people adopt eco-friendly policies. Eco-structure building has long been a concept and widely practiced for better living. Bangladesh, having 159.1 million people due to sharp urbanization, population explosion facing severe problem. Up to 40% of the entire energy level is utilized by the buildings and constructions. It’s possible to reduce the amount only by converting the buildings into eco-structure or greening concept. This can provide 50% saving opportunity to the nation. Importance of building structures in eco-friendly way is now becoming the major concern. Moreover, it has a lot of benefits for the society, economy and human being. Some specific pre-requirements are must be followed before construction. Developer, land owner, consumer as well as the society will be benefitted equally. Through the pace of the urbanization, it’s not an easy deal to go through eco-structuring or green building construction. Obstacles regarding eco-structure building with heavy weight population are a constant. People are now concern about better living and healthy environment. This study shows the scenario of rapid population growth, urbanization, importance of green building by finding some obstacles. Recommendations have been suggested on this regard. However, this study will provide some evidence to enrich the existing knowledge in the respective field by collecting data from different sources.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijba.v7n3p166

International Journal of Business Administration
ISSN 1923-4007(Print) ISSN 1923-4015(Online)


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