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Dense + green : innovative building types for sustainable urban architecture

Author: Thomas Schröpfer
Publisher: Basel : Birkhäuser, 2016.
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"Dense + Green explores innovations in architectural typologies that emerge from the integration of green components, such as sky terraces, green facades, and vertical parks, in high-density buildings. In-depth case studies of various building types are presented with analytical drawings prepared exclusively for this book. International experts provide information on the technical and ecological aspects as well as  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schröpfer, Thomas.
Dense + green.
Boston : Birkhäuser, 2015
(DLC) 2015045184
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Schröpfer
ISBN: 9783038215790 3038215791
OCLC Number: 913337733
Description: 304 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), map, plans ; 31 cm
Contents: Foreword / Chan Heng Chee --
Dense + green agendas --
The dense and green paradigm / Thomas Schröpfer --
Dense and green technologies / Naree Phinyawatana --
Blue-green infrastructures for buildings and liveable cities / Herbert Dreiseitl --
Biological functionalities of green / Jean W.H. Yong --
Green urbanism: models of a dense and green urban context / Kees Christiaanse --
Dense and green building typologies / Thomas Schröpfer --
Dense + green case studies : Institutional : Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Picardie: marine west coast climate zone, Amiens, France / Chartier-Corbasson Architectes --
Brooklyn Botanic Garden visitor center: humid continental climate zone, Brooklyn, New York / Weiss, Manfredi --
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital: tropical wet climate zone, Singapore / CPG Consultants, RMJM Hillier --
School of the Arts: tropical wet climate zone, Singapore / WOHA --
Nanyang Technological University Learning Hub: tropical wet climate zone, Singapore / Heatherwick Studio, CPG Consultants --
Office : Ministry for Urban Development and the Environment: marine west coast climate zone, Hamburg, Germany / Sauerbruch Hutton --
Phare Tower Project: marine west coast climate zone, La Defénse, Paris, France / Jacques Ferrier Architectures --
Federal Environmental Agency: marine west coast climate zone, Dessau, Germany --
Solaris: tropical wet climate zone, Singapore / T.R. Hamzah & Yeang, CPG Consultants --
National University Health System Tower Block: tropical wet climate zone, Singapore / DP Architects --
Residential : Mountain dwelling: marine west coast climate zone, Copenhagen, Denmark / BIG, JDS Architects --
Vertical garden house: humid subtropical climate zone, Tokyo, Japan / Office of Ryue Nishizawa --
Via Verde: humid continental climate zone, Bronx, New York / Grimshaw Architects, Dattner Architects --
Newton Suites: tropical wet climate zone, Singapore / WOHA --
The Interlace: tropical wet climate zone, Singapore / OMA, Büro Ole Scheeren, RSP Architects Planners & Engineers --
Infrastructure : The Amager Bakke: marine west coast climate zone, Copenhagen, Denmark / BIG --
Columbia Boulevard wastewater treatment plant support facility: marine west coast climate zone, Portland, Oregon / Skylab Architecture --
Transbay Transit Center: marine west coast climate zone, San Francisco, California / Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects --
Changi Airport Terminal 3: tropical wet climate zone, Singapore / CPG Consultants, SOM --
Mixed use : Urban Mountain: marine west coast climate zone, Oslo, Norway / schmidt hammer lassen architects, LOOP architects --
Maquinnext: Mediterranean climate zone, Barcelona, Spain / MVRDV --
One Central Park: humid subtropical climate zone, Chippendale, New South Wales, Australia / Ateliers Jean Nouvel, PTW Architects --
Oasia Downtown: tropical wet climate zone, Singapore / WOHA --
South Beach Road: tropical wet climate zone, Singapore / Foster + Partners, AEDAS --
Dense + green practice reports : Foster + Partners practice report: Environmental performance optimization on the urban and building scale ; MVRDV practice report: New nature ; WOHA practice report: High density, high liveability ; T.R. Hamzah & Yeang practice report: Systemic environment integration --
Dense + green future : Future trajectories / Thomas Schröpfer.
Other Titles: Dense and green
Responsibility: Thomas Schröpfer.

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The integration of nature in architecture is a key concern of sustainability. This title explores new architectural typologies that emerge from the integration of green components such as sky  Read more...
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