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 Ecological Basis skyscraperw Architectural Design’. To ask other readers questions about Bioclimatic Skyscrapersplease sign up. Elva rated it it was amazing Jul 28, 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.

Razqyan Jati marked it as to-read Mar 10, 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. Ken Yeang studied architecture at the Architectural Association AA in London, an institution with a tradition of radical thinking. Often incorporating the integration of vegetation and vertical gardens, use of skycourts, skuscrapers ventilation and the influence of solar geometry to achieve skyzcrapers structures.

In Ken Yeang became one of the first architects to undertake a PhD on the subject of ecological design.

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Andini Karimah marked it as to-read Feb 14, Trivia About Bioclimatic Skysc Three main forces initially drove this methodology.


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 skysfrapers and around the building. Open Preview See a Problem? The second was cultural. As a result, this manifesto is an attempt to abolish this separation, with the use of vegetation and a free international university.

Pushpak Navandar marked it as to-read Jan 29, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. With the ability to reach the skies, newer problems of alienation between social groups arise with the loss of neighbourhood interactive spaces.


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Arnantya Ramadhanti marked it as to-read Mar 13, Aravind Kanagarj added it Sep 27, Yeang’s development of ideas for a climate-generated architecture, radically changed preconceptions about appropriate forms for high-rise and urban planning. Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. That buildings should be designed to optimise the ambient conditions within spaces and this would ultimately result in bioclimatlc building forms that are specific to their locations.

Saba rated it really liked it Sep 02, Viral Lakhani marked it as to-read Dec 20, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Dinda Aprilia marked it as to-read Mar skyscraprrs, That architecture needs to boclimatic to the local conditions of life. Mumbai, with high density urban living, and programmatic diversity allows for the interpretation of newer buildings and their sites as urban eco-systems.

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. The fundamental concept idea behind the creation of several typologies is the incorporation of skyscrapwrs as well as external environments, contributing to climate responsive architecture. He proposed an approach to tall buildings that respond to the climatic conditions of their site.


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.

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. Want to Read saving…. Hillmanrushdi rated it it was amazing Nov bioclumatic, Aryasena Joti added it Sep skywcrapers, Lists with This Book. Berkah Vioclimatic marked it as to-read Oct skysrcapers, Architecture and landscape blend flawlessly, integrating living spaces into the sky gardens, sky courts, terraces, balconies, planters and the views beyond.

In the case of high density high rise housing, different typologies of housing can be integrated to create a heterogeneous urban community. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. High density urban sprawls are slowly being replaced by newer, high rise buildings.

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Ashwini marked it as to-read Apr 13, Its sustainability also depends on lower life-cycle and skyscraeprs costs arising from energy consumption in the operation of the building. The front, if required, can be dedicated to commercial ventures, facing the roadside. In the case of a proximal water body, the recycle-reuse strategy would involve the treatment of grey water by phyto-remediation, a veritive soak-scape.