The UN Sustainable Development Goals as drivers for change: Dilemmas in architectural thinking

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Problems caused by climate changes and ecological degradation go across the boundaries of disciplines and businesses in construction. Fragmentation of our understanding and management of construction is thus an obstacle to the sustainable transformation needed to reach the SDGs. Thus, we do not build according to the ‘true picture’ of what construction actually costs in regard of resource consumption, CO2 emissions, environmental impact, health and cultural value. But how do we make up the total accounts when we build? Based on selected cases this paper discusses dilemmas in architectural thinking linked to SDGs as drivers for change in the built environment.
Translated title of the contributionFN's bæredygtige verdensmål som drivere for forandring: Dilemmaer i arkitektonisk tænkning
Original languageEnglish
Publication date28 Feb 2021
Number of pages1
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 28 Feb 2021
EventICSA - International Conference on Structures and Architecture 2022, Aalborg University - Aalborg Universitet, Aalborg, Denmark
Duration: 6 Jun 20228 Jun 2022
Conference number: 5


ConferenceICSA - International Conference on Structures and Architecture 2022, Aalborg University
LocationAalborg Universitet
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