Integrating Sustainability into Civil Engineering and the Construction Industry

Integrating Sustainability into Civil Engineering and the Construction Industry

Journal of Cement Based Composites (CEBACOM)
Volume 4 - Issue 1 - January 2023

Michael Tiza


In terms of the influence of human activity on the natural environment, civil engineering is among the most important productive pursuits. The production and use of building materials, the engineering advancement and construction, the use of the project after it is completed, the removal of scuttled components, and other procedures all necessarily require substantial expenditures of energy and ongoing generation of waste, both of which will have serious repercussions for the natural environment. Other procedures include: To meet the requirements of both economic and social development, we will need to make advancements in civil engineering. At the same time, however, we must work to protect the natural world, limit our use of natural resources, and promote sustainable development. This study analyses the long-term strategy in civil engineering and explores the role of environmental sustainability across the many unique stages of the process of civil design. In light of these considerations, this research investigates and investigates the role of environmental sustainability. The conceptual stage, the technical design stage, and ultimately the building stage are the steps that make up this process. According to the findings of this study, the construction industry should adopt practices that adhere to the following sustainability principles: environmentally friendly design, longevity, energy efficiency, waste minimization, improved indoor air quality, water conservation, and the use of sustainable building materials in construction.


Civil Engineering, Sustainability, structures, projects, construction.