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Green Architecture Now, Volume 1

Series: Green Architecture Now Volume: 1

By: Philip Jodidio(Author)

320 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations

Taschen

Hardback | Oct 2013 | #220510 | ISBN-13: 9783836543460
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About this book

How green is your blueprint? Green Architecture Now! looks at architecture as sustainable technology. The ecological impact of new construction, once a secondary concern, has become a crucial issue. Badly designed buildings guzzle natural resources and pollute their surroundings; in an era of rocketing energy costs and environmental degradation, the need for a sustainable, energy-efficient architecture is paramount. Green Architecture Now! features the architects, artists and firms pioneering a new green architecture, and examines the emergent aesthetics.


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Biography

Philip Jodidio (born 1954) 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.

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