Designing the Ecocity-in-the-Sky: The Seoul Workshop

Designing the Ecocity-in-the-Sky: The Seoul Workshop

by Jin-Ho Park


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Designing the Ecocity-in-the-Sky is a comprehensive resource on vertical urbanism and how to plan and design a vertical ecocity of 100 stories. The book covers the main objectives: ecodesign, concepts, habitats, and designing for biodiversity. There are detailed drawings, diagrams, and photos that work through the technical, research, analytic, and engineering issues of ecotowers and eco-engineering designs. The book is also helpful for anyone looking to understand multi-elevatoring concepts for multiuse towers, floor-plate designs for various usages, the effects of wind on towers, and other sustainable eco-engineering concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781864705928
Publisher: Images Publishing Dist Ac
Publication date: 12/15/2014
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr. Jin-Ho Park has written numerous pieces on contemporary urban high-rise housing design, with particular emphasis on the applications of ecodesign features in traditional and contemporary structures.

Table of Contents

Foreword Ken Yeong 4

Preface 6

Theme: Vertical Ecocity 10

Natural Self-purification 14

3M_Urban Mountain 18

Rainwater Recycling 37

Rain City 40

Community Spaces in High-rise Buildings 58

Vertical Community 62

Vertical Landscape 78

Vertical Forest City 82

Passive Design 94

Miraculous Apple Tree 98

Local and Regional Characters 118

Seoul Skyscraper 122

Sustainable Structural Design 140

Dodecahedron Ecotower 144

Acknowledgments 162

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