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Mahesh Sharma marked it as ien Dec 15, Bioclimatic design is only the first step in ecological design. The text contains case studies of low-environmental impact building designs from around the world and demonstrates the new emphasis on using building materials with long life-span and low maintenance costs.
Designing with Nature by Ken Yeang
Physical description p. Adrian marked it as to-read Jul 30, For Yeang, buildings need to be simple, flexible, able to be assembled natuer disassembled recyclableand integrate seamlesslesly with the natural environment — the building should always be influenced by the site specifics of ecology, physical landscape and climate.
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The text contains case studies of “low-environmental impact” building designs from around the world and demonstrates the new emphasis on using building materials with long life-span and low maintenance costs.
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Brian Ardron marked it as to-read Jan 02, The National Library of Singapore was built as an innovative and state of the art Library for the tropics of Southeast Asia. Designing with Nature by Ken Yeang.
Bhagyashree added it Jan 24, Description This work considers how to make architecture compatible with the environment. Open Preview See a Problem? Shantanu Gaikwad marked it as to-read Jun 30, Vk is currently reading it Mar 10, Black Talks Short Black Talks. Publication date ISBN No trivia or quizzes yet. In his own words he states ; We would be woth to see green design as simply about eco-engineering.
Hussien added it Dec 16, Nielsen Book Data Publisher’s Summary This work considers how to make architecture compatible with the environment. See details and exclusions. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions Thoufiq Adam marked it as to-read Feb 18, Featuring illuminating case examples of some of the world’s most ecologically comprehensive building designs, readers will see how to use such innovative methods as low-energy and bioclimatic design, recycling and siposal of materials, ecological land-use planning, natural resource management, and selecting long-life, low-maintenance building materials in yeanv to design “low-environmental-impact” buildings.
The Ecological Basis for Architectural Design’.
Designing with Nature
Other passive and energy efficient measures include the orientation of the building, appropriate building colour, an open plaza between the two blocks to allow for natural ventilation, and motion sensors for lighting and rain detection to moderate energy and water use. Book ratings by Goodreads. What is effective for one locality desiyning for that latitude, climate conditions and local ecology cannot be applicable to other latitudes, other climatic conditions and other local ecological conditions.
Cited by the The Guardian as one of the 50 people who could save the planet, Ken Yeang is viewed as a theorist, practitioner, architect, and most importantly in his opinion an ecologist.
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There is much more theoretical, technical and design interpretation work to be accomplished. Saba rated it really liked it Sep 02, Neerzari Patel rated it it was amazing Oct 29, These can create a totally different aesthetic for a San Francisco bioclimatic skyscraper than a bioclimatic skyscraper in the tropics. Yes, most tall buildings are fundamentally unsustainable buildings unless located over transportation hubs. Ashwini marked it as to-read Apr 13, This is more relevant as it is fundamentally premised on ecology and environmental biology.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It also explains the real, pragmatic steps that can be taken to mitigate the all-too-common damage that man-made structures inflict on the natural environment, including low-energy design, bioclimatic design, recycling and disposal of building materials and waste and ecological landuse planning. Becca marked it as to-read Dec 04, Ken Yeang is an architect and was an early theorist of green architecture.
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