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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Lists with This Book. Gege marked it as to-read Jun 29, Devita Inasha added it Jun 03, The second was cultural. Andi Mushawwir added it May 12, He continues to apply his principles of ecoarchitecture today in his practice T.

Hussien is currently reading it Dec 16, Black Talks Short Black Talks. Preview — Skkyscrapers Skyscrapers by Ken Yeang.

Post globalization and skysccrapers, the suburbs have been separated from the city quite generally. The first was climatic. Another strategy is the expansion and provision of larger open spaces. JS marked it as to-read Apr 09, He enrolled in the doctoral programme in the Department of Architecture at Cambridge University.

Bioclimatic Skyscrapers

A university with an open door policy, no bureaucracy and no politics promoting democratic creativity by bringing together bioclimaric community of artists and non-artists. There will never be a standard “one size fits all” solution. Razqyan Jati marked it as to-read Mar 10, However building for the future is more than just providing energy efficient systems. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


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To see a cross section of his work and design awards, visit the following websites of his practices. Thanks for telling us about the problem. High density urban sprawls are slowly being replaced by newer, high rise buildings.

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Viral Lakhani marked it as to-read Dec 20, Fikri Fikri rated it it was amazing Sep 09, He proposed an approach to tall buildings that respond to the climatic conditions bioclimatiic their site. In the case of high density high rise housing, different typologies of housing can be integrated to create a heterogeneous urban community. Open Preview See biocliatic Problem? With the ability to reach the skies, newer problems of alienation between social groups arise with the loss of neighbourhood interactive spaces.

Bioclimatic Skyscrapers by Ken Yeang

A Green building and its construction focuses on its environmental performance in relationship to the local climate. Mumbai, with high density urban living, and programmatic diversity allows for the interpretation of newer buildings and their sites as urban eco-systems. Different species of plants grow on walls in various forms and patterns softening smyscrapers harsh and rigid nature of the infrastructure it grows on.


Many of the ecologically sustainable buildings being developed today, owe their design principles to the methodology Ken Yeang developed almost forty years ago. Abolfazl rated it it was amazing Apr 06, Mumbai based design firm, Mobile Offices MO-OFa collaboration of two principal Architects — Shantanu Poredi and Manisha Agarwal emphasise that the contextual response should skyscraprs be to embrace the sky without losing the reference of the ground.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. Nita Lestari marked it as to-read Oct 08, Therefore, the vision is to create ground level urban farms watched over by these skyscraper-like vertical urban farms that grow plants beneficial for communities and wildlife as well.