How Smart Materials Can Help Occupants To Live In More Sustainable Buildings

Authors

  • Mohammad Mehdi Moulaii PhD Candidate, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Art, University of Tarbiat Modares(Jalal Ale Ahmad St, Tehran, Iran)
  • Mohammad Reza Bemanian Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Art, University of Tarbiat Modares(Jalal Ale Ahmad St, Tehran, Iran)
  • Mohammadjavad Mahdavinejad Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Art, University of Tarbiat Modares(Jalal Ale Ahmad St, Tehran, Iran)
  • Nima Mokary Postgraduate, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Art, Qazvin Islamic Azad University

Keywords:

Smart materials, Sustainable development, Life cycle perspective

Abstract

"Smart materials" is a collective definition applying to any technologies and materials that operate with a smart behavior. At this area new knowledge-based tenets and material characteristics can be discovered. Smart materials are widely considered as having vast potential to deliver advantages to many fields of research and implementation and are attracting growing investments from businesses and governments in every place of the world. Simultaneously, it is identified that its usage may cause new challenges in the security, regulation or ethical public domains that will require social discussion. Against this backdrop the question raises in importance on how Smart materials can be improved in a sustainable way over the entire life cycle. This particular issue concentrates on distinctive aspects of sustainable Smart materials development. It reveals the advancement that has been made in this area and emphasizes important achievements and disparities in theoretical as well at applied levels.

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Published

2013-04-11

How to Cite

Moulaii, M. M., Bemanian, M. R., Mahdavinejad, M., & Mokary, N. (2013). How Smart Materials Can Help Occupants To Live In More Sustainable Buildings. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 1(1). Retrieved from https://www.ajouronline.com/index.php/AJAS/article/view/54

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