The Effects of Tourism Architecture on Island Ecosystems


This research aims to propose environmental prevention and mitigation on fragile coastal ecosystems due to the actions of the tourist architecture, using methods of life-cycle assessment of buildings, matrix methods of the actions that cause severe environmental impact and statistical processing through multivariate analysis. A study of projects was undertaken in Cayo Coco located to the north of Ciego de Avila, Cuba, being built today and where the tourist development of the archipelago Sabana-Camaguey started. It has been determined that suitable architecture would decrease the negative impact of these fragile ecosystems.

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Ruiz, L. (2015) The Effects of Tourism Architecture on Island Ecosystems. Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research, 3, 163-170. doi: 10.4236/jbcpr.2015.34016.

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