The global construction industry accounts for a large portion of waste and energy use. Sustainable design increases the efficiency of the use of use materials and energy, reducing negative impact on the environment.
Universal Design is "a process that enables and empowers a diverse population by improving human performance, health and wellness, and social participation" (Steinfeld and Maisel, 2012).
Possibility of technology serving humankind to rekindle the lost shine of our older buildings is a budding promise. 3D laser scanning is offering a remote means of logging friable historical structures in the form of 3D modules.