“Buildings and often skyscrapers are centers of business and productivity and are essential to economic growth. However, the more buildings operate, the bigger the impact they have on the natural environment,” maintains Jason Garcia on ConstructionDigital.com. “The question is: how can we align economic and environmental performance? How do we integrate green methods from construction, design and renovation? What are the challenges to the sustainability trend in future skyscrapers?” Certainly green construction is a buzz phrase these days, but when we dig deeper, there are drawbacks, too.