Constructed Ecosystems: Ideas And Subsystems In The Work Of Ken Yeang by Ken YeangConstructed Ecosystems: Ideas And Subsystems In The Work Of Ken Yeang by Ken Yeang

Constructed Ecosystems: Ideas And Subsystems In The Work Of Ken Yeang

byKen Yeang

Paperback | May 15, 2016

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Presented here are some of the devices used by Ken Yeang in his endeavors to take his theoretical work on ecoarchitecture into the real world of building. The fundamental underlying premise is that ecoarchitecture, if it is to fully embrace the natural world, must be designed to be 'living constructed ecosystems' and not inert denatured structures. Yeang holds that green design today is still very much in its adolescence, requiring significant developmental work, particularly in architectural biointegration and aesthetic development. Shown and explained here are the various invented devices that Yeang has adopted to technically advance his ideas from the abstract theoretical level, through concept architectural design to the level of microdevices and building sub-systems to achieve a better biointegration of our human built environment with nature.
Ken Yeang is an architect and ecologist, best known for his signature ecoachitecture and ecomasterplans, that have a distinctive verdant hirsute aesthetic. He trained at the AA School (UK) and received a doctorate from Cambridge University. He is principal of Hamzah & Yeang with offices in Malaysia, the UK and China, delivering innovat...
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Title:Constructed Ecosystems: Ideas And Subsystems In The Work Of Ken YeangFormat:PaperbackDimensions:194 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:May 15, 2016Publisher:Oro EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:194074315X

ISBN - 13:9781940743158

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