Oceanografic Science Center of Mindelo
Mindelo, Cabo Verde
Architecture has increasingly recognized its key role in establishing a more sustainable future society. In this context, sustainable architecture now emerges not as a chain of style, not as an aesthetic principle, but rather associated with a set of guiding principles that underlie the architectural process. The implementation of these principles, from the simplest to the most complex, has been progressively facilitated, served and nourished by new technical solutions, both in terms of materials and in terms of elements and constructive systems, which open the possibilities for a formal approach. architect. Likewise, project and decision support tools have been made available that enable an informed cost-benefit analysis of the various options, from a life-cycle perspective, both in environmental and economic terms.