Investigation of Methods and Studies for Determining the Material Selection Criteria with Low Environmental Impact in Hotel Buildings

kokulu n., ÖZGÜNLER S. A.

Mimarlık Bilimleri ve Uygulamaları Dergisi, vol.8, no.1, pp.25-37, 2023 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier


Today, with the development of environmental sustainability awareness, measures have been taken in the construction sector to protect nature and human health. Building production with low environmental impact is possible with the use of building materials selected through various data and criteria. Studies have shown that many, and different building materials are used in hotels because hotels are trying to attract the attention of users. Materials taken from nature in their natural state and used by processed cause many environmental problems. In this study, the steps to be followed for the selection of finishing materials with low environmental impact to be used in hotel buildings are explained and evaluated within the scope of environmental sustainability through a literature review, and interviews with hotels. At the end of the study, it was determined that a systematic way should be followed especially in material selection during the design process.