To answer your question with professional substance, I'd have to write a couple of articles because the reasons for each postulation has a plethora of nuance. I will say that I agree with you conceptually, in that we (globally) should cater the built environment more closely to its context and that we (globally) should strive to optimize energy consumption to the point where it is no longer taxing to the environment.

I am an Aspiring Architect. My goal is to help design the sustainable cities of tomorrow, build in outer space & help people be successful.