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.Biografía del autor:
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. Nº de ref. de la librería P110470843551
Descripción Academy Press. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 0470843551 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.0243766