Sustainability comes in many forms. Amazing innovations and advances are introduced every day in the drive towards environmentally-responsible, socially sustainable, resource-efficient structures and cities. These include everything from smart homes and photovoltaic glass, to new forms of circular economies, centrally organized power networks, and modular building techniques.
"What is Sustainable Architecture?" connects architects, startups, entrepreneurs, and companies conceiving sustainable design solutions for a better future.
The book includes interviews with and essays by: Hidetoshi Ohno, Director of APL design workshop; David Bergman, Architect, Author, and Professor;
Paul van der Grient, Studio Director at WXY Architecture + Urban Design, USA;
Peter van Assche, Founding Principle and architect at bureau SLA;
Rachel Armstrong, Partner at Living Architecture Systems.
It also includes built projects by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, Heatherwick Studio, APL design workshop, Living Architecture Systems Group, Bureau SLA, JDS Architects / Julien De Smedt, WXY Architecture + Urban Design, Studio Bark,
Biotecture, Company New Heros, SPACE10, Solidia, and BACA Architects.
PART 01 - Feature Companies + Interviews
PART 02 - Opinions and Essays
PART 03 - Conceptual Design Projects
TitleWhat is Sustainable Architecture?