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Eco-Architecture: The Work of Ken Yeang

By: Sara Hart (Author), David Littlefield (Editor), Norman Foster (Preface By), John Frazer (Introduction By)

272 pages, colour photos, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Feb 2011 | #207166 | ISBN-13: 9780470721407
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Ken Yeang's ideas and architecture have been prolifically published worldwide. Eco-Architecture, however, marks the first definitive overview of Yeang's work. As well as an extensive introduction by author Sara Hart, it includes a preface by Lord Foster and a further article by influential architect and academic John Frazer and commentary by Leon van Schaik.

Eco-Architecture is organized thematically by project. It features over 30 projects by Ken Yeang drawn from over three decades of practice.


Preface (Lord Norman Foster).

Introduction (John Frazer).

EcoArchitecture (Sara Hart).

Bioclimatic Design.

Roof-Roof House.

Menara Boustead.

IBM Plaza.

Menara Mesiniaga.


Soma Masterplan.

Huanan New City.

Plaza of Nations.

Transitional Projects.

National Library Building.

Mewah Oils Headquarters.

MAAG Tower.

Vertical Urbanism.

BATC Tower.

Nagoya Expo 2005 Tower.

Tokya-Nara Tower.

Technical Innovation.

Standard Chartered Bank Kiosk.

UMNO Tower.

West Kowloon Waterfront.

Vertical EcoInfrastructure.

EDITT Tower.


Spire Edge.

L Tower.

DiGi Technical Operations Centre.

Zorlu Ecocity.

Gyeong-Gi Complex.

Essay (Ken Yeang).

End Statement.

Books and Publications by Ken Yeang.


Climate and Vegetation Maps.

Picture Credits.


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Sara Hart received a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University in New York City. After many years in practice in New York, she turned to design journalism, specialising in building technology and innovation. She has written extensively about new materials, technologies and sustainable practices. She is a New York-based writer and contributing editor at Architectural Record.

David Littlefield is a senior lecturer at the University of the West of England. He has written and edited a number of books, including: Architectural Voices: Listening to Old Buildings (2007) and Liverpool One: Remaking a City Centre (2009), which are both published by John Wiley & Sons.

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