These three methodologies culminated in the development of the bioclimatic skyscraper, for which Ken Yeang has become most famous. He proposed an. Bioclimatic Skyscrapers has 9 ratings and 0 reviews: Published October 1st by Artemis, pages, Paperback. Born in in Penang, Malaysia, Ken Yeang grew up with his parents in an early Modernist house. He obtained his qualifications in.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Arnantya Ramadhanti marked it as to-read Mar 13, Fikri Fikri rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Elva rated it it was amazing Jul 28, Interestingly, in the suburbs, vegetation plays an intentional or unintentional role of decorum.

The nature of the problem is therefore site specific. The Bioclimatic Skyscraper Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. The fundamental concept idea behind the creation of several typologies is the incorporation of internal as well as external environments, contributing to climate responsive architecture.

The second was cultural. You must be logged in to post a comment. Gege marked it as to-read Jun 29, Aryasena Joti added it Sep bioclimtic, Mumbai, with high density urban living, and programmatic diversity allows for the interpretation of newer buildings and their sites as urban eco-systems.

Estri marked it as to-read Apr 18, Frensy Glesiana added it Nov 12, Razqyan Jati marked it as to-read Mar 10, Books by Ken Yeang.


Navia Puspitasari added it Apr 09, Post globalization and industrialization, the suburbs have been separated from the city quite generally. Back skyscrxpers Malaysia, in his own architectural practice, begun in mid ‘s with Tengku Robert Hamzah, Dr Yeang started applying his sustainable design methodology to both real world, theoretical writing, and competition projects. That buildings should be designed to optimise the ambient conditions within spaces and this would ultimately result in new building forms that are specific to their locations.


In Ken Yeang became one of the first architects to undertake a PhD on the subject of ecological design. Ken Yeang studied architecture at the Architectural Association AA in London, an institution with a tradition of radical thinking.

Andi Mushawwir added it May 12, Eli marked it as to-read May 04, He proposed an approach to tall buildings that sktscrapers to the climatic conditions of their site.

This space can then be programmed as a large community space with common facilities within the peripheral stilts. Different species of plants grow on walls in various forms and patterns softening the harsh and rigid nature of the infrastructure it grows on.

Three main forces initially drove this methodology. Hussien is currently bioclimaatic it Dec 16, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Architecture and landscape blend flawlessly, integrating living spaces into the sky gardens, sky courts, terraces, balconies, planters and the views beyond.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In high-rise design, special emphasis is placed on the preservation of larger urban strategies such as the relationships of the high rise on the city as a whole, including infrastructural loads, its immediate context and the pedestrian in and around the building. Black Talks Short Black Talks. Previous The future is Cybertecture. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


In the case of a proximal water body, the recycle-reuse strategy would involve the treatment of grey water by phyto-remediation, a veritive soak-scape.


To see a cross section of his work and design awards, visit the following websites of his practices. That architecture needs to respond to the local skydcrapers of life. Aravind Kanagarj added it Sep 27, Abolfazl rated it it was amazing Apr 06, It would involve the direct use of living plants for an in situ remediation of contaminated soil, sludge, sediments, and ground water through contaminant removal, degradation, or containment.

Its sustainability also depends on lower life-cycle and energy costs arising from energy consumption in the operation of the building.

Ashwini marked it as to-read Apr 13, Mumbai based design firm, Mobile Offices MO-OFa collaboration of two principal Architects — Shantanu Poredi and Manisha Agarwal emphasise that the contextual response skyscrapes then be to embrace the sky without losing the reference of the ground. Open Preview See a Problem?

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