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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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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.

Andi Mushawwir added it May 12, Arnantya Ramadhanti marked it as to-read Mar 13, Saba rated it really liked it Sep 02, The Bioclimatic Skyscraper There will never be a standard “one size fits all” solution. It was here that he first began to question architectures role within the context of a growing concern for the environment, energy and sustainability. Ken Yeang studied architecture at the Architectural Association AA in London, an institution with a tradition of radical thinking.

Post globalization and industrialization, the suburbs have skyxcrapers separated from the city quite generally. Razqyan Jati marked it as to-read Mar 10, Frensy Glesiana added it Nov 12, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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.

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

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No trivia or quizzes yet. These spaces form active sub community spaces as an expansion to the idea of open space. Neerzari Patel rated it it was amazing Oct 29, Want to Read saving…. 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.


The second was cultural. To see a cross section of his work and design awards, visit the following websites of his practices. Gege marked it as to-read Jun 29, A university that aims to address the problem of food security by providing an urban farming research centre. Devita Inasha added it Jun 03, 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.

Ken Yeang and Bioclimatic Architecture

JS marked it as to-read Apr 09, Lists with This Book. Its sustainability also depends on lower life-cycle and energy costs arising from skysrapers consumption in the operation of the building.

The contiguous landscape would also function as a pedestrian connector between various buildings within the neighbourhood. 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.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Atikul Islam rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Refresh and try again. In the case of a sskyscrapers water body, the recycle-reuse strategy would involve the treatment of grey water by phyto-remediation, a veritive soak-scape.

He proposed an approach to tall buildings that respond to the climatic conditions of their site. 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.

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. You must be logged in to post a skyscrapees. Open Preview See a Problem?


Bioclimatic Skyscrapers by Ken Yeang

Hussien is currently reading it Dec 16, A university with an open door policy, no bureaucracy and no politics promoting democratic creativity by bringing together a community of artists and non-artists.

Gaia Montana is currently reading it Dec 27, Mohamed Khiari marked it as to-read Sep 20, The Ecological Bioclimatlc for Architectural Design’. Different species of plants grow on walls in various forms and patterns softening the harsh and rigid nature of the infrastructure it grows on. Black Talks Short Black Talks. Berkah Kurniawan marked it as to-read Oct 08, Paperbackpages.

Mumbai, with high density urban living, and programmatic diversity allows for the interpretation of newer buildings and their sites as urban eco-systems. In Ken Yeang became one of the first architects skysrapers undertake a PhD on the subject of ecological design. 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.

Estri marked it as to-read Apr 18, He enrolled in the doctoral programme in the Department of Architecture at Cambridge University. Shariful marked it as to-read May 23, Hillmanrushdi rated it it was amazing Nov 05, The creation of these interactive spaces at various levels allows for the harbouring of communities — a conservation of sorts, of urban networks and interconnections.