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The Resource Sustainable luxury : the new Singapore House, solutions for a livable future, Paul McGillick ; photography by Masano Kawana

Sustainable luxury : the new Singapore House, solutions for a livable future, Paul McGillick ; photography by Masano Kawana

Label
Sustainable luxury : the new Singapore House, solutions for a livable future
Title
Sustainable luxury
Title remainder
the new Singapore House, solutions for a livable future
Statement of responsibility
Paul McGillick ; photography by Masano Kawana
Creator
Contributor
Author
Photographer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Singapore is celebrated as one of the most livable cities in Asia, and "Sustainable Luxury" shows how the prosperous, forward-looking nation is pioneering innovative solutions for environmental, economic, social, and cultural issues faced the world over. Dr. Paul McGillick, the author of The Sustainable Asian House (Tuttle, 2013), presents twenty-seven recent residential projects created by Singapore's most talented architects to address the many complex and interconnected aspects of sustainability. Some of the homes featured here emphasize environmental needs, while others are concerned with preserving cultural traditions or supporting societal and interpersonal needs--such as extended family dwellings. Each residence, however, exhibits solutions developed from a holistic point of view. These homes typically embrace the tropical climate rather than fight it, and illustrate how smart manipulation of air flows, light, shade, water, and landscaping sustain higher levels of comfort without resorting to air-conditioning. In addition to profiling individual residences, "Sustainable Luxury" looks at the big picture, canvassing the most pressing issues--including changing demographics and lifestyles--and examining the available solutions. Anyone concerned with the future of our world will be fascinated by the houses presented here and the ways in which Singapore is leading the way in the development of residential architecture that is as luxurious as it is sustainable
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McGillick, Paul
Dewey number
728.047
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
Index
no index present
LC call number
TH4860
LC item number
.M3775 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kawana, Masano
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ecological houses
  • Sustainable architecture
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Ecological houses
  • Sustainable architecture
  • Singapore
Label
Sustainable luxury : the new Singapore House, solutions for a livable future, Paul McGillick ; photography by Masano Kawana
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Bibliography: page 223
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn899227666
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780804844758
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, plans
System control number
  • (OCoLC)899227666
  • (Sirsi) a1814883
Label
Sustainable luxury : the new Singapore House, solutions for a livable future, Paul McGillick ; photography by Masano Kawana
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Bibliography: page 223
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn899227666
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780804844758
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, plans
System control number
  • (OCoLC)899227666
  • (Sirsi) a1814883

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