Ecological architechture: bioclimatic trends and landscape architecture in the year 2001

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Loft Publications, 2000 - Architecture - 175 pages
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In contemporary architecture, the changes resulting from the introduction ofriteria of bioclimatics and sustainability are becoming increasinglymportant, which means conceiving constructions for the future in terms ofhe physical durability of the building, and also of the planet itself andts energy resources.;This volume is divided into two sections, based in twoifferent trends. "From Ecology to Architecture" that pursues the evolutionf ecological theory to be reflected in specific architectural intentions,nd "From Technology to Nature", which includes technological advances intohe thermal efficiency of buildings, the possibilities of solar energy, andhe bioclimatic design of facades, one of the hottest topics in therchitectural and building world in the year 2000.

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ARCHITECTURE AS TOPOGRAPHY
10
Fresh water Pavilion
26
LANDSCAPE ALTERATIONS
34
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Alejandro Bahamon is an architect, writer, and editor. He is the author of many design and architecture books including "Mini House, Small Apartments, " and "Small Lofts".

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