Description - It's Not Easy Being Green by Ken Yeang
It's Not Easy Being Green, literally tells the reader that the idea of 'Green architecture' is not as simple as many expected. It's not solely about energy efficiency or putting out different levels of vegetation, but it is an extensive dedication and cautious action towards natural and built environment. Ken's work has demonstrated a comprehensive set of strategies making Green Architecture feasible and practical for architects and professionals from other fields to understand the importance of saving the world from environmental devastation. The book intends to raise awareness and concern on environmental issues, and suggests ways of how architecture can be design now in favor of a benign living environment. AUTHORS: Ken Yeang is an architect, planner, ecologist, and author, best known for his signature green architecture and master planning, differentiated by their ecology-based, biodiversity approach. Tuck Leong is an illustration artist and an architect. Since childhood, he has enjoyed the arts and has received numerous awards from local and state level art competitions in Malaysia. He likes to explore different kinds of art and graphic styles and produces art online that illustrates a story, a person, or an event. SELLING POINTS: Raises awareness of environmental issues, suggesting ways architecture can be designed in favour of a benign living environment Demonstrates a comprehensive set of strategies, which make Green Architecture feasible and practical 150 colour, 50 b/w images
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