The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for healthy buildings that can protect against the virus. The healthy building feature includes good air quality and ventilation, natural lighting, and green open space. The features are embedded in a green building design. The benefit of green building on the wellness of its occupants, combined with the unfavourable pandemic situation, should have had increased the green building’s popularity. However, throughout the pandemic in Indonesia, the green building remains unpopular. This research attempts to uncover how the market demand for green building is shaped, how the situation is during the pandemic, and how this issue benefits the future development of the green building. The analysis found that the public’s knowledge is the factor that can be further utilized in developing the green building.

Bahasa Abstract

Pandemi COVID-19 telah menyoroti perlunya bangunan sehat yang dapat melindungi dari virus. Ciri bangunan yang sehat meliputi kualitas udara dan ventilasi yang baik, pencahayaan alami, dan ruang terbuka hijau. Fitur-fitur tersebut sudah terdapat dalam desain bangunan hijau. Bangunan hijau memiliki manfaat bagi kesehatan penghuninya, ditambah dengan situasi pandemi yang kurang kondusif, seharusnya bisa meningkatkan popularitas bangunan hijau. Namun, selama pandemi di Indonesia, bangunan hijau tetap tidak populer. Penelitian ini mencoba mengungkap bagaimana permintaan pasar akan bangunan hijau terbentuk, bagaimana situasinya selama pandemi, dan bagaimana masalah ini bermanfaat bagi pengembangan bangunan hijau di masa depan. Analisis menemukan bahwa pengetahuan masyarakat merupakan faktor yang dapat dimanfaatkan lebih lanjut dalam mengembangkan green building.


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