5.19 Japanese roof tiles and tile factory

5.19 Japanese roof tiles and tile factory

5.19.Japan-4-detail-c Japanese roof tiles – Highlights Relevant to Sustainable Design: Rethink the lifetime total cost of ownership of building envelopes starting with the roof. Asphalt roof shingles are commonplace across the roofs of American homes. Many...
5.20 Japanese teahouse

5.20 Japanese teahouse

5.20-japan-4-detail-d Japanese teahouse Note: the low square entrance of a traditional Japanese teahouse at the top of this sketch is described at the end of the Learn from Looking book Chapter 5 here is the relevant excerpt on the Japanese teahouse for your...
5.21-5.24 Renewable resource winners include bamboo

5.21-5.24 Renewable resource winners include bamboo

5.22-japan-5-detail-a renewable resource Highlights Relevant to Sustainable Design: We can learn to leverage more out of raw materials. I worked with bamboo on different projects, and its potential impressed me at multiple levels. Bamboo grows from the ground straight...