Date of Award
Master of Architecture
The increase of carbon emission levels has been a critical challenge for the environment since the beginning of the twentieth century. There are many reasons behind this, such as industrial development, population increase, and the global growth in affluence. The responsibility for mitigation of the consequences of these human activities should be taken seriously by every member of society, including architects. This thesis investigates how architecture can take the lead in decreasing carbon emission through using renewable energy instead of fossil fuels. The project implements a variety of Eco-Technology tools, such as renewable energy solutions (water turbines, wind turbines, and solar panels). Additionally, this thesis aims to educate people through design about the importance of sustainability as a solution for environmental problems. The project accomplishes this by engaging people in sustainability, providing them with a Net-Zero energy project that can show them renewable energy systems and how they generate power. By experiencing the design, people will become aware of sustainability and take action.
dissertation or thesis originally submitted to the local University of Memphis Electronic Theses & dissertation (ETD) Repository.
Aliwi, Shahira Radwan, "SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH CENTER: STRC" (2021). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 2177.