design problem: apartments in cities are wasting too much energy - Coggle…
design problem: apartments in cities are wasting too much energy
it is very hot in the summer
waste tons of money on air conditioning
co2 emissions which make it hotter
malls and schools unnecessarily pump up the air conditioning
what exsisting design are there to make apartments cooler?
people arent used to the"cold" in winter
tons of food waste
who does it affect?
people near landfills
animals-- it destroys habitats
not enough recycling
lanfills are getting full
tons of apartments
people often are crammed together
air pollution cuz of the air conditioning and traffic
because not enough space on the islands
least % of waste recycled in the uk
very wasteful, landfills cant keep up
tons of energy wasted on heating in the winter
lots of money wasted,
how can it preserve more energy?
thicker walls and windows
not enough housing units for rising population
green belt prevent urban sprawl
bad for housing the population
what designs are there already to help with this problem?
good for preserving habitats
cramming people in small spaces
what is the existing solution?
rejuvenating brown field sites
fixing up living spaces in urban areas