Opportunities for Practicing Sustainable Building Construction in Kurdistan Region, Iraq

  • Lawand Wirya Shawkat Near East University
  • Salar Salah Muhy Al-Din Girne American University
  • Duško Kuzović University of East Sarajevo

Abstract

Construction sector of Kurdistan region of Republic of Iraq has witnessed a huge development in construction sector last ten years. However, there are lack of awareness and legislation regarding the sustainable construction in buildings sector. The aim of the paper is to find the required mechanism to introduce sustainable practice and implement sustainable construction in the buildings construction sector at Northern Iraq. The main objectives in this study are identifying the barriers in sustainable construction at Northern Iraq and investigate the law and regulations in dealing with these barriers.

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Published
2017-09-21
How to Cite
SHAWKAT, Lawand Wirya; MUHY AL-DIN, Salar Salah; KUZOVIĆ, Duško. Opportunities for Practicing Sustainable Building Construction in Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 1, p. 96-101, sep. 2017. ISSN 2475-6164. Available at: <http://ijcua.com/index.php/ijcua/article/view/29>. Date accessed: 24 oct. 2017.