Final Keynote

Start Date
09/27/2018
End Date
09/27/2018
Description
Designing with Ecology: Ecoarchitecture and Ecomasterplanning - Concepts, Principles, Design Interpretations

Presenting the theory, principles, design ideas and experiments for designing ecoarchitecture and ecomasterplanning. The science of ecology is adopted here as the fundamental basis for designing for our sustainable and resilient future. The paper discusses the ’ecosystem ‘ as ecology’s model of nature as the basis for designing our built environment as hybrid ‘constructed ecosystems’.

Presented is a theoretical model for ecological design and shows examples from the presenter's design and planning work to illustrate the concepts and principles.
Location
Brooklyn, NY
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
Yes
Subjects
Development Trends
Energy Conservation / Renewable Energy
Sustainable Development & Design
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
- Understand the principles for designing eco-architecture and eco-master planning
- Understand the science of ecology and how it can be the foundation of sustainable development
- Explore theoretical models for ecological design
- Discover the benefits provided by hybrid 'constructed ecosystems' using case studies from the presenters internationally renowned architectural firm.
Instructors
Dr. Ken Yeang, AA Dip. APAM, FSIA, FRSA, Hon. FAIA, RIBA, D.Lit (Hon.)
Website Registration
Course Codes
CA18FK
Provider
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities


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