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Eco structures : forms of sustainable architecture

Author: Gianpaola Spirito; Sabrina Leone; Leone Spita
Publisher: Vercelli, Italy : White Star Publishers, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents innovations that show how advanced technology answers the challenge to use less and recycle more, how using local materials reduces costs, how incorporating elements of nature conserves our ecology, how buildings can take on the shapes of their natural surroundings to harmonize with the land, and how existing structures can be modernized by eco-friendly engineering and sustainable materials.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gianpaola Spirito; Sabrina Leone; Leone Spita
ISBN: 9788854404977 8854404977
OCLC Number: 641095306
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: 303 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans ; 37 cm
Contents: Eco tech: advanced technology becomes ecological : Hall 26, Hanover, Germany ; Iguzzini Illuminzione Headquarter, Recanati, Italy ; Law courts, Bordeaux, France ; Öko-Hauptschule, Mäder, Austria ; Torre Agbar, Barcelona, Spain ; Thermal spa, Bad Aibling, Germany ; Eden Project, Cornwall, UK ; Bedzed, London, UK ; Little Tesseract, Rhinebeck, USA ; Barajas Airport, Madrid, Spain ; Renovation and expansion of the Morgan Library, New York, USA ; Mercedes-Benz Museum, Stuttgart, Germany ; Academy School Discovery Canyon, Colorado, USA ; Pabellón de España, Zaragoza, Spain ; Bahrain World Trade Center, Manama, Bahrain --
Low tech: local natural materials for sustainable architecture : Arcosanti, Arizona, USA ; Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Center, Noumea, New Caledonia ; Arthur & Yvonne Boyd Education Center, Riversdale, Australia ; Woodleigh School Science Building, Baxter, Australia ; Pabellón zeri, Manizales, Colombia ; Japanese Pavilion, Hanover, Germany ; Great Bamboo Wall, Beijing, People's Republic of China ; Quinta Monroy, Iquique, Chile --
Green arch: nature in man-made structures : Menara mesiniaga, Selangor, Malaysia ; Prefectural International Hall, Fukuoka, Japan ; Commerzbank, Frankfurt, Germany ; Institute for Forestry and Nature Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands ; Hedge Building, Rostock, Germany ; Residence Antilia, Mumbai, India ; Genzyme Center Headquarters building, Cambridge, USA ; Federal Agency of the Environment, Dessau, Germany ; Whitney water purification facility and park, Hamden, USA ; Tour signal, Paris, France ; Energy plus building, Paris, France ; Elephant & castle eco tower, London, UK ; One Gallions, London, UK --
Land arch: architecture takes on the shapes of nature : Fitness Center, Barcelona, Spain ; Museum of Human Evolution, Burgos, Spain ; Dragspelhuset, Övre Gla Lake, Sweden ; Vulcania, Saint-Ours les Roches, France ; Grin Grin Park, Fukuoka, Japan ; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, USA ; Renovation and expansion of the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, USA ; CIty of Culture of Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Spain --
Recycle arch: the sustainable transformation of existing structures : Hellersdorf, Berlin, Germany ; Reichstag, Berlin, Germany ; Trinity Buoy Wharf Container City, London, UK ; Tea House on Bunker, Vreeland, The Netherlands; Greenwich Millennium Village, London, UK ; Caixaforum Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
Responsibility: edited by Gianpaola Spirito ; text, Sabrina Leone, Gianpaola Spirito, Leone Spita.

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In this challenging Third Millenium, cities must plan for urban areas, buildings and public areas so that they have reduced energy consumption needs and low environmental impact. With photographs and  Read more...

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