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The Amazon Research Network

 

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This book discusses the challenges imposed on architectural design by the very specific and complex reality of the Amazon Forest. Departing from an investigation about the current threats to this delicate ecosystem caused by the problem of deforestation, this work draws attention to the historic roots of this issue as well as to possible strategies to face this situation. It then proceeds to a discussion about the contextual aspects of the Amazon Forest that are relevant for environmental design, concentrating on the study of design strategies for achieving environmental comfort in this particular climate. This work hypothesizes a new form of territory occupation based on ?nomadic? units that are able to move around the forest, taking advantage of its existing river network. This hypothetical ?Amazon Research Network? would be comprised of two types of research facilities: fixed ?research stations? and ?mobile research units?. In order to substantiate this proposal, the architectural projects of these two types of facilities are developed, with particular attention to the principles of sustainable environmental design.
Product Specifications
SKU :COC9763
AuthorAlexandre Hepner
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages120
Publishing Year10/15/2012
ISBN978-3659216336
Edition1 st
Book TypeArchitecture
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece(Paperback)
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-08-07 00:00:00