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The economy of sustainable construction seeks to dispel the myth that sustainability cannot be profitable evaluate current architectural practices and models and introduce materials and methods to maximize the environmental social and economic performance of buildings. By adopting sustainable construction contractors would make the construction plan or sustainable site plan to minimize the environmental impact of the project according to a study took place in sri lanka 18 considerations of sustainability may influence the contractor to choose more sustainable locally sourced products and materials and to minimize the amount of waste and water pollution. The economy of sustainable construction explores new paradigms of construction and prosperity that can work with our environment rather than against it no panacea for the environmental economic and social problems is presented in the book but two broad strategies are postulated . The economy of sustainable construction is a publication inspired by the 4th international holcim forum and examines how sustainability can deliver a robust response to fiscal challenges the book evaluates current architectural practices and models and also introduces materials and methods to maximize the environmental social and economic performance of buildings