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100 Contemporary Green Buildings

Hardcover, two vols. in slipcase, 9.4 x 12 in., 11.92 lb, 696 pages
US$ 60
Take a tour of 100 of the most ingenious, environmentally aware, and resourceful dwellings around the world in this fascinating compendium of green living. Well-known architects like Frank Gehry and Norman Foster are presented right alongside young, up-and-coming creators from Latin America, the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Greener Grass

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-before-seen projects. Well-known architects like Frank Gehry and Norman Foster are presented 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.
The author

Philip Jodidio studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His TASCHEN books include the Architecture Now! series and monographs on Tadao Ando, Santiago Calatrava, Renzo Piano, Jean Nouvel, Shigeru Ban, Richard Meier, Zaha Hadid, and soon Norman Foster.

100 Contemporary Green Buildings
Hardcover, two vols. in slipcase, 9.4 x 12 in., 11.92 lb, 696 pages

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100 Contemporary Green Buildings
US$ 60
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