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What is sustainable development? Why is it important? Provide examples of how architecture has been adapted to promote sustainable development.

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Sustainable development means to protect the environment no matter where a person lives in the world. The goal is to not have resources depleted in hopes to improve the quality of life. This is important because a person has to think of ways to save energy as well as save money while striving to keep the environment free from harm. For example, a person can now buy light-bulbs that do not use a lot of watts and can prevent fires from occurring as a result. The same applies to solar panels and wind turbines. Each of these products can help a business earn more money rather than having to spend a lot of the bills on gas and electric. In regards to instances ...

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This solution defined sustainable development and the importance of it as well as how architecture has adapted to promote it.