Rising to this challenge, Dr. Yeang’s proposal for the EDITT Towers won the competition for Ecological Design in the Tropics and the. Singapore’s 26 storey EDITT Tower, designed by architects T R Hamzah & Yeang, is being created to rehabilitate an urban, non-organic site. I think the “Garden State” could do with a few buildings that take some inspiration from the planned EDITT Tower in Singapore by Ken Yeang.

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Rising to this challenge, Dr. Is infrastructure why Victorian voters swung so decisively to Labor? Macro photos of snowflakes show impossibly perfect designs. Architecture enthusiasts, practitioners and consumers, are welcome to join me on my one-of-a-kind journy through the unexplored wonders of the architecture realm. Pete P October 17, at In my blog ” Architecture Dialog” Archidialog. I understand that I can unsubscribe at any time.

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Choose your location preference: Yeang is among the leaders who seek to prove not only that wind, rain, sun and nature can and should be in harmony with human development, but that the ecologically balanced urban environment is itself a living breathing organism. Los Angeles New York.

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Thanks Lloyd Alter of Treehugger. The building has also been designed for future adaptability, with many walls and floors twoer can be moved or removed. The organic spaces toder intended also to ramp up from the street level edigt the top of the building, effectively integrating the sky-scraper’s 26 stories into the surface landscape. More copycats from the west and less originality. This guy is the real deal Enter your email address to subscribe to Archidialog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

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What else can we come to expect from Asia? The Urbanist is in summer recess but back for special occasions; this time it’s my annual list of interesting books – both fiction and non-fiction – to read over the holidays. Cycling Alan Davies Nov 12, 3. Top 10 vegan blogs to follow. Email address or username. Additionally, sewage will be reclaimed to fertilizer and built in waste hoppers will drop separated waste streams to the basement to facilitate recycling.

Couple creates wildlife sanctuary in India by letting barren farmland return to nature. Can’t get enough TreeHugger? This extension of the horizontal plane into the vertical space is further promoted by drawing the street-level shops and pedestrian activities up to the sixth floor along the system of landscaped ramps.


By logging into your account, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policyand to the use of cookies as described therein. A particularly important point in the design of the organic components is the survey of plant life in the neighborhood of the building to ensure that the plants incorporated in the building project do not compete with indigenous species. Techniques used in the EDITT project include moveable partitions, removable floors and mechanically jointed as opposed to bonded construction.

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A very good-looking building – reminiscent of a tropical canapy too. Public transport Alan Davies Oct 17, Eli Inbar is an accomplished architect who runs his own architecture firm in Jerusalem, Israel for 20 years now.

The tower will be constructed using many recycled and recyclable materials, and a centralized recycling system will be accessible from each floor.

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