Integrated Design is a philosophy that integrates the project team at pre-design phase, to maximize opportunities for integrated, cost-effective adoption of good and best practice strategies to implement “green” design, construction and operation.
Integrated design identifies synergies at early stages of the design process, when the implementation cost is low. This way, green and sustainable best practices will be integrated and its implementation cost effective.
Use cross discipline design and decision making, beginning in the programming and pre-design phase. At a minimum: