Tropical sustainable architecture : social and environmental dimensions

Title Tropical sustainable architecture : social and environmental dimensions / Joo-Hwa Bay and Boon Lay Ong.

Published Oxford ; Burlington, MA : Architectural Press, 2006.

UniM Archit High Use 720.923 TROP SEVEN DAY LOAN

Notes Selected conference papers.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents 1. Social and environmental dimensions in tropical sustainable architecture : introductory comments / Joo-Hwa Bay and Boon-Lay Ong -- 2. Rethinking design methodology for sustainable social quality / Alexander Tzonis -- 3. The selective environment : environmental design and cultural identity / Dean Hawkes -- 4. Green design in the hot humid tropical zone / Ken Yeang -- 5. Socio-environmental dimensions in tropical semi-open spaces of high-rise housing in Singapore / Joo-Hwa Bay, Na Wang, Qian Liang and Ping Kong -- 6. BEAMs and architectural design in Singapore public housing / Boon-Lay Ong and Chi-Nguyen Cam -- 7. Policy and evaluation system for green building in subtropical Taiwan / Hsien-Te Lin -- 8. In search of a habitable urban space-built ratio : a case study of building and planning regulation in Dhaka City / Q. M. Mahtab-uz-Zaman, Fuad H. Mallick, A. Q. M. Abdullah and Jalal Ahmad -- 9. Designing high density cities - parametric studies of urban morphologies and their implied environmental performance / Edward Ng, Tak-Yan Chan, Vicky Cheng, Nyuk Hien Wong and Meiqi Han -- 10. The urban heat island effect in Singapore / Wong Nyuk-Hien and Chen Yu -- 11. Tropical urban street canyons / Elias Salleh -- 12. Tropical and traditional : inventing a new housing model for the old 36 streets quarter in Hanoi, Vietnam / Shoichi Ota -- 13. ECOPET 21 : an innovative sustainable building system for ecological communities in tropical regions / Jose Roberto Garcia Chavez -- 14. Is sustainability sustainable? : interrogating the tropical paradigm in Asian architecture / Anoma Pieris.

Other auth Bay, Joo-Hwa.

Ong, Boon Lay.

Subject Architecture, Tropical -- Congresses.

Sustainable architecture -- Congresses.

Architecture -- Environmental aspects -- Tropics -- Congresses.

Architecture -- Social aspects -- Tropics -- Congresses.

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