Sustainable Luxury: The New Singapore House, Solutions for a Livable Future

Sustainable Luxury: The New Singapore House, Solutions for a Livable Future


Featuring stylish pictures, this sustainable structure and layout e-book showcases the state-of-the-art houses of Singapore.

Singapore is widely known as probably the most livable towns in Asia, and Sustainable Luxury indicates how the wealthy, forward-looking country is pioneering leading edge recommendations for environmental, financial, social, and cultural matters confronted across the world. Dr. Paul McGillick, the writer of The Sustainable Asian condo (Tuttle, 2013), offers twenty-seven fresh residential initiatives created by way of Singapore's such a lot proficient architects to handle the various complicated and interconnected elements of sustainability.

Some of the houses featured right here emphasize environmental wishes, whereas others are occupied with maintaining cultural traditions or helping societal and interpersonal needs—such as nuclear family dwellings. each one place of abode, notwithstanding, indicates strategies constructed from a holistic standpoint. those houses in general embody the tropical weather instead of struggle it, and illustrate how clever manipulation of air flows, gentle, coloration, water, and landscaping maintain greater degrees of convenience with out resorting to air-conditioning.

In addition to profiling person apartments, Sustainable Luxury appears to be like on the vast photograph, canvassing the main urgent issues—including altering demographics and lifestyles—and interpreting the to be had options. someone keen on the way forward for our international should be occupied with the homes awarded the following and the ways that Singapore is best the way in which within the improvement of residential structure that's as sumptuous because it is sustainable.

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