Green Architecture Now! Vol. 1 by Philip JodidioGreen Architecture Now! Vol. 1 by Philip Jodidio

Green Architecture Now! Vol. 1

EditorPhilip Jodidio

Hardcover | November 1, 2013

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How green is your blueprint?  Architecture as sustainable technology
 
The ecological impact of new construction, once a secondary concern, has become a crucial issue in recent years. Badly designed buildings guzzle natural resources and pollute their surroundings; in an era of rocketing energy costs and environmental degradation, the need for a sustainable, energy-efficient architecture is paramount. This book examines the emergent aesthetics and features the architects, artists, and firms pioneering a new green architecture, including Tadao Ando, Shigeru Ban, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Zaha Hadid, Morphosis, and many more.

The author: Philip Jodidio (born 1954) studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His books include TASCHEN’s Architecture Now! series, and monographs on Tadao Ando, Norman Foster, Richard Meier, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid. He is internationally renowned as one of the most popul...
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Title:Green Architecture Now! Vol. 1Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 8.5 × 6.7 × 0.98 inPublished:November 1, 2013Publisher:Taschen America LlcLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:383654346X

ISBN - 13:9783836543460

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