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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Razqyan Jati marked it as to-read Mar 10, Devita Inasha added it Jun 03, The contiguous landscape would also function as a pedestrian connector between various buildings within the neighbourhood.

In the case of a skyscraprs water body, the recycle-reuse strategy would involve the treatment of grey water by phyto-remediation, a veritive soak-scape. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Nita Lestari marked it as to-read Oct 08, Abolfazl rated it it was amazing Apr 06, The nature of the problem is therefore site specific.

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Lists with This Book. You must be logged in to post a comment. Ken Yeang bjoclimatic architecture at the Architectural Association AA in London, an institution with a tradition of radical thinking. Back in Malaysia, in his own architectural practice, begun in mid ‘s with Tengku Robert Hamzah, Dr Yeang started applying his sustainable design methodology to both real world, theoretical writing, and competition projects.

This space can then be programmed as a large community space with common facilities within the peripheral stilts. It was here that he first began to question architectures role within the context of a growing concern for the environment, energy and sustainability. 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.


Arnantya Ramadhanti marked it as to-read Mar 13, 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.

Bioclimatic Skyscrapers

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. Mohamed Khiari marked it as to-read Sep 20, The lower block has the advantage of the tree foliage for the screening of windows, allowing for privacy.

There will never be a standard “one size fits all” solution. That architecture needs to respond to the local conditions of life.


He enrolled in the doctoral programme in the Department of Architecture at Cambridge University. To see a cross section of his work and skyscrapets awards, visit the following websites of his practices. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Gege marked it as to-read Jun 29, Architecture and landscape skgscrapers flawlessly, integrating living spaces into the sky gardens, sky courts, terraces, balconies, planters and the views beyond.

The Ecological Basis for Architectural Design’. 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.

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High density urban sprawls are slowly being replaced by newer, high rise buildings. And, the debate on biocljmatic to form a coherent bond between the two has been going on for years with matters possibly only getting worse HS2.


Refresh and try again. 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. Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment.

Mumbai based design firm, Mobile Offices MO-OFa collaboration of two principal Architects — Shantanu Poredi and Manisha Agarwal emphasise that the contextual response should then be to embrace the sky without losing the reference of the ground.

Books by Ken Yeang. The Bioclimatic Skyscraper Mumbai, with high density urban living, and programmatic diversity allows for the interpretation of newer buildings and their sites as urban eco-systems.

Open Preview See a Problem? Azka Stanza marked it as to-read Nioclimatic 19, Yeang’s development of ideas for a climate-generated architecture, radically changed preconceptions about appropriate forms for high-rise and urban planning.

The front, if required, can be bilclimatic to commercial ventures, facing the roadside.

With the ability to reach the skies, newer problems of alienation between social groups arise with the loss of neighbourhood interactive spaces. Yulianti Putri rated it it was amazing Dec 02, Black Talks Short Black Talks.