Benefits of Integrating Green Architecture in Public Buildings within the Savannah Region of Nigeria A Review

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Aisha Ahmed Alkali
Bashir Usman Mohammad
Haruna A. Usman


This study examines the benefits of integrating green architecture into public buildings in the savannah region of Nigeria. The study emphasizes the region's unique climatic conditions, characterized by high temperatures and significant diurnal variations, and explores how green architecture can mitigate environmental challenges and enhance building efficiency. Key benefits identified include reduced energy consumption through natural cooling and ventilation, improved indoor air quality, and enhanced occupant comfort. The implementation of sustainable building materials and practices is discussed, highlighting their potential to reduce the carbon footprint and operational costs of public buildings. Additionally, the review addresses socio-economic impacts, such as job creation in green construction and long-term cost savings for government facilities. By synthesizing existing research, the paper aims to provide an understanding of how green architecture can promote environmental sustainability, economic resilience, and improved public health in the savannah region of Nigeria.

Keywords: Green Architecture, Public Buildings, Savannah Region, Green Building Practices

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Benefits of Integrating Green Architecture in Public Buildings within the Savannah Region of Nigeria: A Review. (2024). African Journal of Environmental Sciences and Renewable Energy, 15(1), 104-112.

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Aisha Ahmed Alkali, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi.

Department of Architecture,

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi.

Bashir Usman Mohammad, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi.

Department of Architecture,

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi.

Haruna A. Usman, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi.

Department of Architecture,

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi.

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