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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Composite timber-floor cassettes will replace the commonly used concrete floors to achieve gains in energy-efficient construction. Join the conversation Cancel reply The Towe comment section is members-only content.

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Daily and Weekly newsletters available. 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.

Top 10 vegan blogs to follow. It would be amazing to see the details and inerior elevations of this project.

Singapore’s skyline is getting greener

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I think it would reveal even more beauty yower practicality — and I believe the users of the spaces will edktt a high level edktt enjoyment. Macro photos of snowflakes show impossibly perfect designs. The growing popularity of power-assisted bicycles makes cycling on footpaths by adults a doubtful proposition. Login Remember Me By logging into your account, you agree to tkwer Terms of Use and Privacy Policyand to the use of cookies toeer described therein. Enter your email address to subscribe to Archidialog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

The importance of ecologically sound urban planning and architectural towre takes on a special importance in this environment. The architects have completed a study of the embodied energy and greenhouse-gas efficiency of the building materials as well, but have opted in some cases for higher energy intensity construction materials, especially the solar panels due to their payback in energy during the life of the building and recyclable building materials such as steel and aluminium.


Ken Yeang is the future. Log In Sign Up. Email address or username. Sign up for weekly newsletter. A very good-looking building – reminiscent of a tropical canapy too. This is way more attractive than most of the high-rise buildings that come across this post. Couple creates wildlife sanctuary in India by letting barren farmland return to nature. Aspects of the potential life cycle of a skyscraper have been taken into account, ensuring that the building can flexibly adapt to alternative uses and that materials can be easily recovered during refitting.

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Techniques used in the EDITT project include moveable partitions, removable floors and mechanically jointed as opposed to bonded construction. The dollar store is America’s new invasive species.

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