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Sustainable Architecture: Contemporary Architecture in Detail

Author/EditorTHE PLAN (Author)
Publisher: Hoaki
ISBN: 9788417656430
Pub Date11/11/2021
BindingPaperback
Pages240
Dimensions (mm)300(h) * 240(w)
This paperback edition of our bestseller analyses the complex aspects of sustainable architecture and its sociological, environmental and economic impact.
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In the architecture world, sustainability has evolved from an optional feature into an urgent necessity. Now in paperback, this publication presents 25 building projects from around the world that range from a nursery to an office skyscraper, from a medical centre to an artist's residence, public buildings and private homes. Sustainability no longer refers just to the economy, resources, recyclable materials, renewable energy and eco-friendliness; its definition now extends to informed design at every turn, leveraging the characteristics of the location, local history and local traditions, fostering short supply chains and assessing the long-term impact that new constructions will have. In doing so, this book illustrates environmentally-friendly construction projects and the current social and economic impact of this industry, considering not only the health of our planet but also the impact of architecture on people and the way we live. Featuring large-scale high-quality photographs and images of construction details plus drawings, sections, sketches and exploded isometrics, this volume includes a meticulous selection of contemporary buildings by innovative international architecture firms.

Included projects: Brazil: STUDIO MK27, Private House Casa Na Mata - In Harmony With Nature (Guaruja, Brazil). Chile: CAZU ZEGERS ARQUITECTURA, Tierra Patagonia Hotel (Torres Del Paine, Chile). China: AMATEUR ARCHITECTURE, Guesthouse Wa Shan (Hangzhou, China); TAO (Trace Architecture Office), Rockview Teahouse (Weihai, China) and Split Courtyard House (Beijing, China). France: LIPSKY + ROLLET ARCHITECTES, Student Residence Maison De L'inde (Paris, France). Germany: MBA/S, Villa H36 - Private House (Stuttgart, Germany). India: VIR.MUELLER ARCHITECTS, Ahmedabad University's Institute Of Engineering And Technology (Ahmedabad, India). Italy: ENZO EUSEBI+PARTNERS. Opificio Salpi (Preci, Italy); MCA - MARIO CUCINELLA ARCHITECTS, Municipal Nursery School (Reggio Emilia, Italy). Mexico: TALLER DE ARQUITECTURA X, Office Skyscraper Torre 41 - A Blend Of Nature and Structure (Mexico City, Mexico). Netherlands /USA MECANOO ARCHITECTEN | SASAKI ASSOCIATES, Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building - Facility Complex (Boston, USA); Portugal: MENOS E MAIS ARQUITECTOS ASSOCIADOS | JOAO MENDES RIBEIRO ARQUITECTO, Arquipelago Center for The Contemporary Arts (Sao Miguel, Portugal). USA: MASS DESIGN GROUP, Cholera Treatment Centre (Port-Au-Prince, Haiti) and Ludwig Pavilion Tuberculosis Hospital (Port-Au-Prince, Haiti); MICHAEL MALTZAN ARCHITECTURE, Star Apartments - Social Housing Complex (Los Angeles, USA); OLSON KUNDIG ARCHITECTS, Pieso Poagen House - Rooted in the Wilderness (Spokane, USA); TOSHIKO MORI ARCHITECT, Thread - Artist Residency and Cultural Center (Sinthian, Senegal); WEISS- MANFREDI, Visitor Reception Building (East Hanover, USA) and Kent State Center for Architecture & Environmental Design (Kent, USA); WHY, Pomona College (Claremont, USA).

In the architecture world, sustainability has evolved from an optional feature into an urgent necessity. Now in paperback, this publication presents 25 building projects from around the world that range from a nursery to an office skyscraper, from a medical centre to an artist's residence, public buildings and private homes. Sustainability no longer refers just to the economy, resources, recyclable materials, renewable energy and eco-friendliness; its definition now extends to informed design at every turn, leveraging the characteristics of the location, local history and local traditions, fostering short supply chains and assessing the long-term impact that new constructions will have. In doing so, this book illustrates environmentally-friendly construction projects and the current social and economic impact of this industry, considering not only the health of our planet but also the impact of architecture on people and the way we live. Featuring large-scale high-quality photographs and images of construction details plus drawings, sections, sketches and exploded isometrics, this volume includes a meticulous selection of contemporary buildings by innovative international architecture firms.

Included projects: Brazil: STUDIO MK27, Private House Casa Na Mata - In Harmony With Nature (Guaruja, Brazil). Chile: CAZU ZEGERS ARQUITECTURA, Tierra Patagonia Hotel (Torres Del Paine, Chile). China: AMATEUR ARCHITECTURE, Guesthouse Wa Shan (Hangzhou, China); TAO (Trace Architecture Office), Rockview Teahouse (Weihai, China) and Split Courtyard House (Beijing, China). France: LIPSKY + ROLLET ARCHITECTES, Student Residence Maison De L'inde (Paris, France). Germany: MBA/S, Villa H36 - Private House (Stuttgart, Germany). India: VIR.MUELLER ARCHITECTS, Ahmedabad University's Institute Of Engineering And Technology (Ahmedabad, India). Italy: ENZO EUSEBI+PARTNERS. Opificio Salpi (Preci, Italy); MCA - MARIO CUCINELLA ARCHITECTS, Municipal Nursery School (Reggio Emilia, Italy). Mexico: TALLER DE ARQUITECTURA X, Office Skyscraper Torre 41 - A Blend Of Nature and Structure (Mexico City, Mexico). Netherlands /USA MECANOO ARCHITECTEN | SASAKI ASSOCIATES, Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building - Facility Complex (Boston, USA); Portugal: MENOS E MAIS ARQUITECTOS ASSOCIADOS | JOAO MENDES RIBEIRO ARQUITECTO, Arquipelago Center for The Contemporary Arts (Sao Miguel, Portugal). USA: MASS DESIGN GROUP, Cholera Treatment Centre (Port-Au-Prince, Haiti) and Ludwig Pavilion Tuberculosis Hospital (Port-Au-Prince, Haiti); MICHAEL MALTZAN ARCHITECTURE, Star Apartments - Social Housing Complex (Los Angeles, USA); OLSON KUNDIG ARCHITECTS, Pieso Poagen House - Rooted in the Wilderness (Spokane, USA); TOSHIKO MORI ARCHITECT, Thread - Artist Residency and Cultural Center (Sinthian, Senegal); WEISS- MANFREDI, Visitor Reception Building (East Hanover, USA) and Kent State Center for Architecture & Environmental Design (Kent, USA); WHY, Pomona College (Claremont, USA).

THE PLAN is one of the most acclaimed architecture and design magazines on the market. A real working tool thanks to its in depth going texts and professional photographs, the many architect's drawings, plans and elevations and its strongly international approach, it has a wide readership in the architecture world including architects, designers, building and real estate professionals as well as university lecturers and students. THE PLAN is published bimonthly and distributed in more than 70 countries.

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