Item description for Soka-bau: Nutzung Effizienz Nachhaltigkeit / Utility Sustainability Efficiency by Thomas Herzog...
A building for the twenty-first century and beyond, the new office complex featured in this monograph exemplifies the best of socially responsible and sustainable architecture.
From its underground garage to its "green" roof, the SOKA-BAU building in Wiesbaden, Germany is paradigm of innovative architecture. Designed to address issues of energy conservation, site impact, sustainability and structural efficiency, it integrates cutting edge design with scientific research. This monograph presents construction plans and diagrams, as well as commentary from the architects and engineers who helped bring the project to life. Illustrated throughout, the book offers a step-by-step perspective on how every aspect of the building--from design and planning to ventilation and landscaping, and even the inclusion of a company day-care center, contributed to SOKA-BAU's receiving the 2006 European Architecture and Technology Award.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.6" Width: 8.9" Height: 0.4" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Feb 28, 2007
Publisher Prestel Publishing
ISBN 3791337653 ISBN13 9783791337654
Availability 0 units.
More About Thomas Herzog
Herzog is an architect with the Association of German Architects. He is professor at the Technical University of Munich.
Thomas Herzog currently resides in Munich. Thomas Herzog was born in 1941.