1.The quality of being able to continue over a period of time.
2.The quality of causing little or no damage to the environment and therefore able to continue for a long time.
Sustainability is about quality – you must look at it from a wider perspective to ensure that the building works in coherence with its surrounding community.
A sustainable building must be parallel with the use of the house and the lifestyle of those within it. The development and design must offer the qualities of a healthy contemporary lifestyle which will have a sustainable lifespan and environmental impact.