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Green Architecture Now!, Volume 2

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Building a better future for our planet
Green 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 rather a guided tour from one end of the globe to another where sustainability has not only gone chic, but has become indispensible. Solar panels and double glazing to the rescue—the energy bill is going down! As always in the Architecture Now books, you can discover the latest realizations of “stars” like Peter Zumthor and Bernard Tschumi, but also catch up on the rising new generation of architects, from Korea to Vietnam, from Los Angeles to Berlin. Green Architecture Now! 2 is the only place where a tunnel of flower pots by Olafur Eliasson and a Waste to Energy plant with a ski slope on top by BIG come together with a bang. This is no ordinary architecture book—it is an up-to-the-minute, irreverent survey of something we all care about: how to save the planet and build a greener future. Forget about categories and certainties, find out how sustainability can be fun!

About the Author

Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His books include TASCHEN’s Architecture Now! series, and monographs on Tadao Ando, Norman Foster, Richard Meier, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid. He is internationally renowned as one of the most popular writers on the subject of architecture.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783836535892
Author:
Jodidio, Phillip
Publisher:
Taschen
Author:
Jodidio, Philip
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
Architecture-Specifications and Detail
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9.8 x 7.7 in 4 lb

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