Background The contemporary society is advancing in technology in all spheres of life. Human activity has also encroached into the natural environment with most of these activities having adverse effects on the natural environment. Water catchment areas have become dry pans especially in the wake of the 21st century forests have been cleared and human settlements replaced them. There are hundreds of millions of buildings across the globe and most of these stand in places which were previously covered with vegetation and other natural resources. The construction of these buildings use a lot of natural resources such as timber affect water sources and after completion use a lot of non-renewable energy. There is inefficient use of energy in these buildings as well as generation of a lot of wastes during the construction process and operation. Emission of large quantities of pollutants and green gases is also another characteristic of extension the European Union countries. Many scholars have written extensively on the subject of “green building” and the varying degrees of acceptance and embrace of the idea of “going green” by the general population. The idea of green construction seems to be one of the most effective ways of mitigating global warming and climate change but it has also received rejection by a section of the society terming it as an expensive venture. Despite the fact that green building is beneficial to the environment through its preservation quest of water sources minimal disruption of the landscape and minimized cutting of vegetation some sections of the society feel that it is too demanding in terms of the time consumption during construction in order to meet these requirements as well as the increased financial requirements. Due to this reason green building in the United Kingdom has not realized its full potential. [...]
to write a 2500 word dissertation proposal i have attached the coursework brief to take a look at and get more information about this task. the aim i have chosen is: To explore the practicality and efficiency of "Green Buildings" in today's society - and to analyse the implementation of Green Buildings in the United Kingdom. here are a few objectives i wish to include: Due to the present economic structure in todays society, is the development of green buildings financially practical? how does the government tackle future policies/plans on "Green Building" and "sustainability" in the Uk? what benefits and incentives are there for people to choose "Green building" instead of normal methods of construction? to determine the benefits and barriers of green building in the UK. to identify the potential of green building development in the UK.