Unique treatment of urban design of skyscrapers. Includes progressive ideas about vertical landscaping. Provides new mapping techniques useful in both conventional and vertical urban design.About the Author:
KEN YEANG is an architect and a principal of the firm, Hamzah & Yeang ( T. R. Hamzah & Yeang Sdn. Bhd.) which has offices in London and Kuala Lumpur. The firm specializes in the ecological design of large buildings and sites. Its early work pioneers the development of a genre of high rise building, the bioclimatic skyscraper, as a low energy climatically responsive tall building that optimizes passive mode and mixed mode systems. The firm s projects and built works include the Mesiniaga Tower (an IBM franchise) in Malaysia which received the Aga Khan Award, the multi storey National Library Singapore, the Elephant and Castle Eco Towers in London, and other built works in China and Australia. The firm is a long serving member of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat in the USA. Yeang is also the Graham Willis Professor at the University of Sheffield and an Honorary Fellow of the AIA.
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Descripción Academy Press, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 1. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0470843551
Descripción Academy Press, 2002. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Premises for a Vertical Theory The Tall Building Typology and Cities De-compartmenting the Skyscraper's Builtform Urban Design Framework and Vertical Landuse Mapping Diversification of Vertical Landuses Public Realms and Place-Making in The Sky Vertical Townscape Vertical Landscaping and Open Spaces Creating Neighbourhoods in the Sky Movement, Accessibility and Streets-in-the-Sky and Vertical Infrastructures Artificial Land in the Sky: Flexibility and Change The Skyscraper as an Urban Ecosystem The New Skyscraper. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0470843551