International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Architecture & Planning | India | Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019


Impact of Building Materials on Socially Sustainable Architecture

Ar. Soma Anil Mishra | Dr. R. K. Pandit


Abstract: The thought process behind any built environment is acknowledged as Architecture. That thought process inculcates qualities, the qualities are identified and used by citizens through building materials. Hence, building materials have to be chosen after perfect calculation. Environmental Design effects social sustainability. For the society to be socially sustainable, each and every corner has to be given thought. The outcome of that thought is depicted through natural elements and building materials. Choosing appropriate building materials is an important task. Proper deployment of building material involves visual and materialistic quality of building materials. Desiring of a particular built environment involves selection of perfect building material. Each material has its structural importance, constructional performance, image impact and historical value. Building materials create spirit of built environment. Building Material selection as per existing site condition and required socially sustainable atmosphere is generator of good environmental design. Figurative Thoughts and rational value of materials can convert an ordinary place to a consecrated place through intelligent Environmental Design. This paper focuses on, determination of building material blend and investigation for the ideal.


Keywords: Building Materials, Social Sustainability, Security, Environmental Design, Architecture


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019,


Pages: 652 - 654


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