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    DescriptionWhere the grass really is greener: Eco-friendly building in the world today The most exciting new buildings in the world are now almost all environmentally aware, sustainable, and conceived to consume far less energy than ever before. That architecture is one of the major sources of greenhouse gases in the world makes this new trend all the more significant. This book brings the best examples of green projects from the Architecture Now! series together with numerous new, never-seen-before projects. Well-known architects like Frank Gehry and Norman Foster are present right alongside young, up-and-coming creators from Latin America, the United States, Europe, and Asia. This is not a technical book, nor are its contents limited to any predefined category. Being green means being aware of the responsibility implied in the construction and use of modern buildings, and there are many ways to express this rising consciousness. Some solutions, the ones generally called passive, are as old as the history of architecture, while others are born of cutting-edge technologies. Both approaches and many more are included in this groundbreaking collection of 100 of the world s most innovative and recent eco-friendly buildings."

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    100 Contemporary Green Buildings
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Philip Jodidio
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 696
    Width: 254 mm
    Height: 318 mm
    Thickness: 76 mm
    Weight: 5,216 g
    ISBN 13: 9783836541916
    ISBN 10: 3836541912

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ECOLGY
    Abridged Dewey: 720
    LC classification: NA
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 06
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15850
    Libri: ARCH8000, BAUA3115, ENTW9012, P0041760
    BISAC V2.8: ARC018000
    BIC subject category V2: AMCR
    B&T Approval Code: A05330000
    BISAC V2.8: ARC022000
    Libri: BAUA3157, OEKO2012
    DC23: 720.47
    Thema V1.0: AMC, AMCR
    Multilingual edition
    Edition statement
    Taschen GmbH
    Imprint name
    Taschen GmbH
    Publication date
    01 June 2013
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    Author Information
    The author: Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited "Connaissance des Arts" for over 20 years. His books include TASCHEN's "Architecture Now!" series, and monographs on Tadao Ando, Norman Foster, Richard Meier, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid. He is internationally renowned as one of the most popular writers on the subject of architecture.