Worldwide demand for green and smart buildings has grown significantly in recent years, and an international construction industry survey suggests that the industry expects this green building demand to continue.
The poll, which involved over 2,000 contractors, engineers, architects, investors, and owners from 86 countries, indicated that green building demand is expected to account for most of the construction sector’s projects in the years to come.
The research was published by Dodge Data & Analytics on behalf of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the World Green Building Council, and other green building groups. It found that over half of the survey respondents expected at least 60% of their project pipeline to involve green construction by 2021.
Dodge Data & Analytics said that the outlook is based on a significant amount of growth in demand for green building in the past decade. Some of it is expected to double in certain regions in the near future.