Green Architecture Now! Vol. 2

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$17.98
UPC:
9783836535892
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Publisher:
TASCHEN; Multilingual edition (December 30, 2012)
Binding:
Paperback
Pages:
416
Shipping Weight:
3.6 pounds
Language:
English
Product Dimensions:
8 x 1.2 x 9.8 inches
ISBN-10:
3836535890
ISBN-13:
978-3836535892
Author:
Philip Jodidio

Product Overview

Sustainability meets chic: Building a better, more beautiful future for our planetGreen architecture used to be on the fringes, but it has gone mainstream and this new volume shows how, why, and where. This is not a technical handbook, but rathera guided tour from one end of the globe to another where sustainability has become both chic and indispensible. Solar panels and double glazing are taking a dent out of the high cost of energy.As always in theArchitecture Nowbooks, you can discover the latest realizations of established stars likePeter ZumthorandBernard Tschumi, but also catch up on the rising new generation of architects, from Korea to Vietnam, from Los Angeles to Berlin.Green Architecture Now! 2is the only place where a tunnel of flower pots byOlafur Eliassonand a Waste to Energy plant with a ski slope on top byBIGcome together with a bang.Text in English, French, and German

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