Book Name: Architecture of Low Energy Consumption

  • Tianjin Ifengspace·Shanghai  
  • Phoenix Publishing Limited
  • 978-988-16527-5-1
  • English
  • 67.00  U.S. dollar
  • Hardcover
  • 1
  • 2012.10
  • 245*330
  • 384

Editor' Review

This book features low-energy architecture. It displays latest architectural works with the concept of energy conservation. The book is a combination of theoretical introduction to low-energy strategeis and specific works adopting a variety of measures to save energy. It intends to deliver the essence of low-energy design that world famous architects are trying to interpret in innovative ways, contributing to the energy conservation of the architecture profession.


022 Metalsa SA
030 Virgo House
038 Areopagus, Costa Rica
048 Rosa Gardens
054 Single Family and Seminar House
062 Pond View House
068 Prescott Passive House
076 Second Phase of the Darwin Center
086 Kendall Square Research Laboratory
098 Vitus Bering Innovation Park
110 School Gym 704
116 Mockingbird Residence
124 The Vogel Passive House in Mostelberg
132 Business College S鴑derborg
144 Shiraniwadai Kindergarten
150 Broadway Terrace House
156 Beijing North Star
166 1532 House
174 Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve
186 Environmental Unit Headquarters
198 SPACE—Architectural Design Studio
206 Day Care Nursery School in Deutsch Wagram
216 Sustainable Prototype—the 5.4.7 Arts Center
220 Tango Bo01 Housing Exhibition
226 Schaumagazin Brauweiler
236 Norman Hackerman Building at UT Austin
244 Heifer International Headquarters
252 Heifer International Education Center
260 GE Energy Financial Services
266 Gibbs Hollow Residence
274 Minihouse
284 “1” Hotel
292 Green Walls for Shade and Climate Control
298 Juxtaposed Lieu
304 18 Kowloon East
310 NLF Building
316 Tianjin Eco-city Plots 8 & 17
322 Green Loop—Marina City Global Algae Retrofitting
332 Vancouver Convention Center West
340 Parkview Green FangCaoDi, Beijing
344 Blaak 31 Rotterdam
350 Next Generation Housing
358 Classroom of the Future
364 Kimball Art Center
372 Samsung Green Tomorrow Zero Energy House
376 B&Q Store Support Office


The book takes low energy design as the theme and includes projects from all over the world. The types cover offices, residences, cultural and mixed-use projects, etc. There are typical cases reflecting a specific energy-saving measure as well as projects integrating a series of measures. Strategies like passive solar design, application of insulation materials & renewable energies, daylighting and ventilation, resource recycling, as well as vertical greening are illustrated through a combination of drawings and description.