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Green architecture now! = Grüne Architektur heute! = L'architecture VERTE d'aujourd'hui!

Author: Philip Jodidio
Publisher: Cologne : Taschen, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Buildings are among the heaviest consumers of natural resources and account for a significant portion of the greenhouse gas emissions that affect climate change. This book explains the principles of green architecture, showing how the world's leading exponents are tackling this pressing issue.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Jodidio
ISBN: 9783836503723 3836503727
OCLC Number: 367579765
Language Note: Text is in English, German, and French.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 416 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA --
Active Nature, Saclay, France --
Chichu Art Museum/Naoshima, Naoshima, Kagawa, Japan --
Tokyu Toyoko Lone Shibuya Station, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan --
Papertainer Museum, Seoul Olympic Park, Songpa-Gu, South Korea --
Svalbard Global Seed Vault, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway --
King Abdullah International Gardens, Riyadh, Saudi Arabi --
CaixaForum Vertical Garden, Madrid, Spain --
Anti-Smog, Paris, France --
Perfumed Jungle, Hong KIng, China --
Westraven Office Complex, Utrecht, The Netherlands --
Phantom House, Southwest USA --
Samir Kassir Square, Beirut, Lebanon --
Tree Tower, Los Angeles, California, USA --
Ecoboulevard of Vallecas, Madrid, Spain --
Jinji Lake, Suzhou, China --
Shark Alley Retreat, Great Barrier Island, Auckland, New Zealand --
Petronas University of Technology, Seri Iskandar, Malaysia --
Little Ajax Affordable Housing, Aspen, Colorado, USA --
Schweiger House, Sistrans, Austria --
E. ON Energy Research Department, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany --
Lindale Beach House, Great Barrier Island, Auckland, New Zealand --
Handmade School, Rudrapur, Dinajpur, Bangladesh --
747 Wing House, Santa Monica Mountains, Malibu, California, USA --
Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre, Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada --
Vertical Farm, Harlem, New York, New York, USA --
Hedge Building, Rostock, Germany --
Sidwell Friends Middle School, Washington, D.C., USA --
Telefonica District C, Las Tablas, Madrid, Spain --
Water + Life Museums Campus, Hemet, California, USA --
Environmental Education Center, Hoorn, The Netherlands --
Wood House, Ville-d'Avray, France --
San Francisco Federal Building, San Francisco, California, USA --
BIP Computer Office and Shop, Providencia, Santiago de Chile, Chile --
Putrayaya Precinct 4 Waterfront Development, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia --
Helios House, Los Angeles, California, USA --
Macallen Building, Boston, Massachusetts, USA --
Zhong-Xiao Boulevard Urban Ecological Corridor, Taipei, Taiwan --
Renovation and expansion of the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California, USA --
Heifer International World Headquarters, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA --
Digestible Gulf Stream, 11th Venice Architecture Biennale, Italy --
World Wide Fund for Nature, Zeist, The Netherlands --
Hybrid Earthship, Taos, New Mexico, USA --
Westend Gruen (Westend Green), Berlin, Germany --
Christine's House, Mason's Bend, Alabama, USA --
Inujima Art Project Seirensho, Inujima, Okayama, Japan --
Fondazione Pietro Rossini Pavillion, Briosco, Italy --
Streetscape in a New World, Beijing, China --
Masdar Headquarters, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates --
Orange County Great Park, Irvine, California, USA --
H16, Tieringen, Germany --
Yotel Remota, Puerto Natales, Patagonia, Chile --
Salam Center for Cardiac Surgery, Soiba, Repuyblic of Sudan --
Forest House, Titirangi, Auckland, New Zealand --
Vigilius Mountain Resort, Lana (Merano), Italy --
Mosaic House, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan --
IBG and Tax Offices, Groningen, The Netherlands --
Post Rotterdam, Totterdam, The Netherlands --
ASLS Green Roof, Washington, D.C., USA --
Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle, Washington, USA --
Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA --
Mewah Oils Headquarters, Pulau Indah Park, Port Klang, Elangor, Malaysia --
The New National Library Board Building, Singapore --
Rafflesia Zero Energy House, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia --
Solar Tower, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Other Titles: Grüne Architektur heute!
L'architecture VERTE d'aujourd'hui!
Responsibility: Philip Jodidio.

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Buildings are among the heaviest consumers of natural resources and account for a significant portion of the greenhouse gas emissions that affect climate change. This book explains the principles of green architecture, showing how the world's leading exponents are tackling this pressing issue.

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