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Sustainable architecture in Japan

Sustainable architecture in Japan

the green buildings of Nikken Sekkei

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Published by Wiley-Academy in Chichester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nikken Sekkei, Kabushiki Kaisha,
  • Architecture -- Japan -- 20th century,
  • Architecture -- Environmental aspects -- Japan

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    Statementedited by Anna Ray-Jones ; introduction by Eiji Maki and William A. McDonough
    ContributionsRay-Jones, Anna
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p. :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16999168M
    ISBN 100471864579

    Introduction to Sustainable Design December Sustainable Design • 1 Sustainable Architecture Module: Introduction to Sustainable Design Written by Jong-Jin Kim, Assistant Professor of Architecture, and Brenda Rigdon, Project Intern College of Architecture and Urban Planning The File Size: KB.   We will introduce efforts being made in Japan, using excerpts from a book written by Hideharu Niwa, the title of which translates as “Energy Self-Sufficient Architecture Supporting Sustainable Low-Carbon Cities (published by Kousakusha in ).” Energy-Saving Techniques of Traditional Japanese Housing.

    Tropical sustainable architecture: social and environmental dimensions the Biophilic and bioclimatic architecture: analytical therapy for the next generation of passive sustainablearchitecture the Sustainable architecture in Japan: the green buildings of Nikken Sekkei. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and

      In Tokyo the Big Energy Question discussion focused on Sustainable Cities: Challenges and Opportunities in Japan. What follows is an edited transcript of highlights of the discussion. Green Architecture and sustainable buildings are considered a modern trend in architectural thinking which manipulates the relationship between the building and the environment.


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