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Author Fortmeyer, Russell, author

Title Kinetic architecture : designs for active envelopes / Russell Fortmeyer, Charles D. Linn
Published Mulgrave, Victoria : Images Publishing Group, 2014


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 WATERFT ART&ARCH  693.83 For/Kad  DUE 25-02-20
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Description 223 pages : colour illustrations, plans ; 26 x 26 cm
Contents Foreword / Christopher Ingenhoven -- Ancestors of the kinetic façade / Charles D. Linn -- Kinetic energy / Russell Fortmeyer -- Tugendhat House: passive Mies to active Mies / Russell Fortmeyer -- North America : EMPAC -- California Academy of Science -- Manitoba Hydro Place -- Richard J. Klarchek Information Commons -- Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center -- Bloom -- NASA Arnes Research Center -- Pittsburgh Children's Museum -- Marcelia Niefhoff School of Nursing -- Tower at PNC Plaza -- Europe : Café-Restaurant Open -- Unilever Haus -- KFW Westarkade -- Helsinki Central Library -- Australia : Council House 2 -- Surry Hills Library and Community Center -- 1 Bligh Street -- Sydney Law School -- Asia : Beijing National Aquatics Center (Water Cube) / with essay from Halco Schepers -- Abu Dhabi Investment Council Headquarters -- Sony City Osaki -- CJ Cheiljedang Research and Development Center -- Parkview Green -- Gardens by the Bay -- Research & development: façades of the future
Summary Kinetic Architecture: Designs for Active Envelopes is an essential resource for architects, engineers, students, and researchers seeking an in-depth study of historic precedents relating to the evolution of the active envelopes that inform and inspire architects today
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Includes QR code
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 220-221) and index
Subject Architecture -- Environmental aspects.
Architecture -- History -- Designs and plans.
Buildings -- Energy conservation.
Buildings -- Environmental engineering -- Technological innovations.
Architecture, Modern -- Environmental aspects.
Buildings -- Environmental engineering.
Buildings -- Technological innovations.
Buildings -- Thermal properties.
Exterior walls.
Facades -- Design and construction.
Genre/Form Architectural drawings.
Author Linn, Charles
LC no. 2015375887
ISBN 1864704950