Monday, August 18, 2014

Green Cities: A Liveable and Sustainable Place to Live

Living in an urban environment is a good thing especially that modernization is coming at its peak, as architecture and urban development is concerned. With various up and coming real estate properties in the Philippines, the issue on environment is also being considered, as these improvements can be hazardous to a community, not mentioning its monstrosity inconvenience. But as realty developers keep in mind, the so-called ‘green’ environment is also their top priority. Find out the ideal elements for a liveable and sustainable community and what you can do to maintain it.


Clean and Healthy

Establishments should consider the safety and cleanliness of communities such that there is clean and safe drinking water, effective wastewater treatment, clean air, and proper waste disposal. These are among the basic elements that would make for a high quality of life on cities. Having these qualifications would make a city liveable, despite the roaring state of the metropolis that is vastly happening.

With this, living in a clean and healthy environment would also mean making the communities maintain this kind of approach to their everyday living, as this goal should be a two-way achievement. It promotes healthy living and a lifestyle not only to the neighboring communities but also to the developers to push for more green and eco-living establishments.


Green and Pleasant

One of the reasons why living in a green environment is an ideal one because of green spaces, quiet streets and recreational parks that are important for relaxation, health and sport, nature watching and social activities. Quiet places are also being sought for because living in urbanized cities brings environmental noise that becomes a common source of stress to city-dwellers. Not mentioning the demand for mobility, which grows a huge chunk on developing areas such as cars, trains and planes that causes a certain level of noise.

Real estatedevelopers in the Philippines, among others, are with this advocacy—to establish more properties that could cater to homebuyers and property seekers that are looking for more open areas and green parks despite living in an urban environment.



Efficient and Sustainable

Living in a place where you would not be stressing yourself out on finding resources such as energy and water, is what an ideal community should be. Folks who are looking for a place should consider this so that it would save you from having problems in the long run. Research about excellent properties and developers who can give you the service that you want and are living up to satisfying their clients.

There are quite a lot of realty corporations who are pushing for efficiency and sustainability, thus making their properties more environmental friendly to entice homebuyers and property seekers. And with proper engineering and architectural strategies, this can be achieved.


Well managed and Democratic

Living in an urbanized city should be well-governed, especially involving citizens in environmental decision-making. By this, finding a place to live should be under proper management, making protection a key priority for the communities. Safety is one reason why a person buys a property, with the location as its second item on the list. So far, real estate developers are looking at these points to continue bringing out what is best for their customers and are mindfully finding more ways to maintain a well-managed location.

These are just among the many other reasons why living in green cities liveable despite being too urbanized, and these factors are just the basic elements to qualify. But as what should be the case, this should be a two-way stream, making it a cooperation among home and property owners, developers and the government to improve and at the same time, improve. After all, we all do want to live a little longer, so lending a hand won’t be such a pain anyway.     

Source: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/europeangreencapital/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Making-our-cities-attractive-and-sustainable.pdf