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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Elva rated it it was amazing Jul 28, In Ken Yeang became one of the first architects to undertake a PhD on the subject of ecological design. Naveen S kumar rated it it was amazing Nov 27, bioclinatic Berkah Kurniawan marked it as to-read Oct 08, As a result, this manifesto is an attempt to abolish this separation, with the use of vegetation and a free international university. Ken Yeang studied architecture at the Architectural Association AA in London, an institution with a tradition of radical thinking.

Mumbai, with high density urban living, and programmatic diversity allows for the interpretation of newer buildings and their sites as urban eco-systems.

Shariful marked it as to-read May 23, Trivia About Bioclimatic Skysc Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He enrolled in the doctoral programme in the Department of Architecture at Cambridge University. He continues to apply his principles of ecoarchitecture today in his practice T. Previous The future is Cybertecture. Frensy Glesiana added it Nov 12, Azka Stanza marked it as to-read Feb 19, There will never be a standard “one size fits all” solution.

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With the ability to reach the skies, newer problems of alienation between social groups arise with the loss of neighbourhood interactive spaces. The first was climatic. However building for the future is more than just providing energy efficient systems. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. At the ground level the open space can be integrated with existing edge landscape zones or water bodies by the creation of double height stilts that allow for visual and physical contiguity.


So-ho units small office — home officeneighbourhood shared facilities as well as the other housing formats, creates a varying expression across the facadegiving functional advantages within each unit, maximizing cross ventilation, and shading.

Aravind Kanagarj added it Sep 27, Architecture and landscape blend flawlessly, integrating living spaces into the sky gardens, sky courts, terraces, balconies, planters and the views beyond. Skjscrapers your email address: Solar and wind orientation would need to be carefully considered so that the taller structures are placed along the north west boundary of the site so as to permit air and light to reach the lower structures. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Yulianti Putri rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Saba rated it really liked it Sep 02, Preview — Bioclimatic Skyscrapers by Ken Yeang.

Often incorporating the integration of vegetation and vertical gardens, use of skycourts, natural ventilation and the influence of solar geometry to achieve self-shading structures. Black Talks Short Black Talks.

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The Ecological Basis for Architectural Design’. The second was cultural.

Andi Mushawwir added it May 12, The contiguous landscape would also function as a pedestrian connector between various buildings within the neighbourhood. Gaia Montana is currently reading it Dec 27, These spaces form active sub community spaces as an expansion to the idea of open space.


This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Atikul Islam rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Books by Ken Yeang. Arnantya Ramadhanti marked it as to-read Mar 13, Nitishashank Vedula marked it as to-read Mar 13, It was here that he first began to question architectures role within the context of a growing concern for the environment, energy and sustainability.

Viral Lakhani marked it as to-read Dec 20, Many of the ecologically sustainable buildings being developed today, owe their design principles to the methodology Ken Yeang skysxrapers almost forty years ago. Paperbackpages. Additional sustainability initiatives include harvesting rainwater and black water treatment facilities to serve the water needs of the residential units and the entire site, in response to the water shortage in dense metropolises like Mumbai.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. These three methodologies culminated in the development of the bioclimatic skyscraper, for which Ken Yeang has become most famous. Fikri Fikri rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Estri marked it as to-read Apr 18, In high-rise design, special bjoclimatic is placed bioclimatlc 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.

Yeang’s development of ideas for a climate-generated architecture, radically changed preconceptions about appropriate forms for high-rise and urban planning.