Importance of sustainability in the construction industry

This is a paper assessment that discusses the importance of sustainability in the construction industry in the context of environment.

Importance of sustainability in the construction industry

This assessment will take the form of a 2000 word report your report will need to cover the following areas:
Firstly, why is sustainability important to think about in the construction industry? • what is the environmental context for sustainability in the construction industry?

Secondly, what is the legislative and policy context for sustainability in the construction industry?
Thirdly, discussing the role that your specific discipline plays in addressing environmental sustainability in new construction and existing construction

Fourthly, what recommendations would you make to improve professional practice?
•        Include achievable short and long-term recommendations
•        How compatible is sustainability with the need for companies to make a profit?
All of these questions should be answer in this coursework.
Lastly, marks will be awarded for:
A well written report structure, format & visual presentation .This will result to (10%) of the total marks of the assessment.
Clear answering of the assessment questions, depth of knowledge, understanding, content & recommendations. This will result in (30%) of the total marks of the assessment.
Relevant and updated use of references sources & precedents & accuracy of referencing. This will result to (10%) of the total marks of the assessment.
This marks will be a total 50% of overall mark.

There are Intended learning outcomes for the assessment that  are expected from the student at the end of the report.
Clear understanding of environmental sustainability and context
A clear understanding of role played by your professional discipline in being sustainable
• The ability to use examples to illustrate ideas and key points in your report
• Use of critical thinking & analysis in every aspect of the questions in the report.

This assessment requires the student to come up with a 2000 words report equivalent individual coursework.