GREEN DESIGN AND ABAGUSII CULTURE IN REDESIGNING ROCK CITY

                                                    Abstract
This project sought to raise the concern about the affiliation green design and culture into
the hotel industry by using methods and materials that are resource efficient and that will
not compromise the health of the environment or the associated health and well –being of
the building’s occupants. Green design involves the considerations of many issues,
including land use, site impacts, indoor environment, energy and water use, solid waste.
And lifecycle impacts of building materials. Thus, this paper seeks to investigate how green
design and Abagusii culture can be incorporated in resigning Rock City Gardens to achieve
a green environment. To accomplish this, the researcher is going to carry both a qualitative
and quantitative researches, first by looking at the literature behind green design in interior
design and the architectural/cultural designs of the Abagusii from both primary and
secondary sources. Secondly by finding statistical data of the clients and workers who
prefer the installation of green design practices and culture? The researcher will employ
the use of observation, both structured and unstructured interviews and photography in
collecting data and analyze data using primary data analysis method and also through
organization and categorization of data. In conclusion, the researcher’s investigation will
includes the four thematic areas; Interior architecture, Furniture, Exhibition and Display
and Landscaping. This strategic process is a fundamental requirement for interior design
as a profession.

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