Proceedings of The 9th International Conference on Research in Engineering, Science and Technology
A Different Approach to Sustainable Architecture Based on the Sense of Place
This study addressed other dimensions of sustainable architecture. Sustainable architecture is generally related to energy management, technology, climate, and relevant subjects; whereas, the principal notion of it is related to the sense of place, psychological values of its dwellers, ontological matters, contextualize, compatibility with municipal bodies, spirituality, economic issues, and identification. It is a qualitative study with a descriptive-analytical design. Results indicate that paying attention to the creation of the sense of place, human identity, and ontological matters are effective in the development of sustainable architecture.
KeyWords: Sustainable Architecture, Sense of Place, Psychological Values, Ontology, Spirituality.