Rising to this challenge, Dr. Yeang’s proposal for the EDITT Towers won the competition for Ecological Design in the Tropics and the. Singapore’s 26 storey EDITT Tower, designed by architects T R Hamzah & Yeang, is being created to rehabilitate an urban, non-organic site. I think the “Garden State” could do with a few buildings that take some inspiration from the planned EDITT Tower in Singapore by Ken Yeang.

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Cycling Alan Davies Nov 12, 3. Can legacy automakers survive the switch to electric? Thanks Lloyd Alter of Treehugger.

Sign up now and have it sent straight to your inbox. The importance of ecologically sound urban planning and architectural design takes on a special importance in this environment. For the last 14 years car travel in Melbourne grew slower than both population and public transport travel, but it’s still increasing in absolute terms. Ken Yeang’s work is featured in the brand new Eco-Design Handbook. Sign up for weekly newsletter.

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This is way more attractive than most of the high-rise buildings that come across this post. The tower will be constructed using many recycled and recyclable materials, and a centralized recycling system will be accessible from each floor. Infrastructure Alan Davies Nov 25, I agree to Inhabitat’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, and to the use of cookies described therein, and I also consent to the collection, storage, and processing of my data in the United States, where data protection laws may be different from those in my country.


Architecture enthusiasts, practitioners and consumers, are welcome to join me on my one-of-a-kind journy through the unexplored wonders of the architecture realm. Ken Yeang is the future. Promising to explore novel concepts such as inflatable air bags as wind fins to improve ventilation and modify wind loads; natural ventilation of the toilet areas hung on the edges of the building; and water collection scallops along the sides of the building, this is one skyscraper to watch.

A very good-looking building – reminiscent of a tropical canapy too. To complete the subscription process, please click the link in the email we just sent you. Should adult cyclists be permitted on footpaths?

This extension of the horizontal plane into the vertical space is further promoted by drawing the street-level shops and pedestrian activities up to the sixth floor along the system of landscaped ramps.

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More copycats from the west edott less originality. Architecture is my profession as well as my favorite hobby. Top 10 vegan blogs to follow.

Public transport Alan Davies Oct 17, It would be amazing to see the details and inerior elevations of this project. The growing popularity of power-assisted bicycles makes cycling on footpaths by adults a doubtful proposition.

The organic spaces are intended also to ramp up from the street level to the top of the building, effectively integrating the sky-scraper’s 26 stories into the surface landscape.

The Andrews Government secured a massive swing at Saturday’s Victorian election in large measure because it wowed and delighted cynical voters by building productive infrastructure sooner rather than later.

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FirstI take a crack at uncovering the inspiration sources of gifted architects. What else can we come to expect from Asia?

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