Infographic : Process of integrated design for a green building

Designing and constructing green buildings that meet ambitious performance goals can be a challenging endeavour for project teams. LEED certified buildings require a special approach by the team of professionals conceiving of and implementing the project. Conventional processes do not facilitate the type of interdisciplinary collaboration and stakeholder engagement that is necessary to address all of the economic, social, and environmental aspects of a truly green and sustainable placemaking project.

An Integrated Design Process provides a framework for collective visioning and goal setting, with continued engagement among stakeholders and design and construction team members. This green building infographic by Evolve explains why integrated thinking is important, how an Integrated Design Process differs from a conventional design and construction process, how it works, and tools for effectively managing a project through integrated design:

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Source: Intelligent Building Today

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