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Menara Umno, Penang, Malaysia

Shireen Jahnkassim

Shireen Jahnkasim is Head of Building Technology at the Faculty of Architecture, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and has published more than 30 papers locally and internationally. As the co-ordinator of the Environmental and Virtual Reality Research Unit, IIUM, and a LEED AP, she is currently involved in research and development on visualisation and virtual reality tools in strategic decision-making in sustainable design in tropical climates. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainable Buildings in Practice : What the Users Think

Routledge, 2010

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Ministry of Energy, Water and Communications (Mewc) Building, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Maisarah Ali

Maisarah Ali is the Director of the Center for Built Environment, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia. Her research interests are sustainable building, environmental indicators, renewable energy, energy efficiency, asset maintenance management, and repair and rehabilitation of concrete structures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shireen Jahnkassim

Shireen Jahnkasim is Head of Building Technology at the Faculty of Architecture, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and has published more than 30 papers locally and internationally. As the co-ordinator of the Environmental and Virtual Reality Research Unit, IIUM, and a LEED AP, she is currently involved in research and development on visualisation and virtual reality tools in strategic decision-making in sustainable design in tropical climates. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainable Buildings in Practice : What the Users Think

Routledge, 2010

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Social Anthropology and the House Societies of Lévi-Strauss

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...1 With the influence of the work of Claude Lévi-Strauss, architecture begins to reassume a central significance in the understanding of human societies through his concept of “house societies.” This chapter will examine Lévi-Strauss...

International work by architects

Richard Dyton

Richard Dyton, LLB, MSc, AKC – Solicitor, Partner at Simmons & Simmons; specialist advice to architects and engineers; negotiation and conclusion of international commercial agreements; author of Eurolegislation in Building Maintenance and Preservation (2nd edn) and EC Legislation Affecting the Practice of UK Architects and Engineers. Winner: Legal Business Construction Law Team of the Year: CTRL. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architect’s Legal Handbook : The Law for Architects

Architectural Press, 2006

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Asia and Australasia

Leon van Schaik

Leon van Schaik is Professor of Architecture (Innovation Chair) at RMIT, from which base he has promoted local and international architectural culture through design practice research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geoffrey London

Geoffrey London is Government Architect for Victoria, having previously been Government Architect for Western Australia and Professor of Architecture at the University of Western Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Procuring Innovative Architecture

Routledge, 2010

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Case Studies

Antony Wood

Antony Wood has been Executive Director of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat since 2006. He is chair of the CTBUH Tall Buildings and Sustainability Working Group. Based at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Antony is also an Associate Professor in the College of Architecture, where he convenes various tall building design studios. A UK architect by training, his field of specialism is the design, and in particular the sustainable design, of tall buildings. Prior to becoming an academic, Antony worked as an architect in practice in Hong Kong, Bangkok,Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, and London. He is the author and editor of numerous books and papers in the field, including the 2008 title “Tall&Green: Typology for a Sustainable Urban Future.” His PhD explored the multi-disciplinary aspects of skybridge connections between tall buildings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ruba Salib

Ruba Salib was raised in Amman/Jordan and immigrated to Canada in 2002, where she earned her Bachelor degree from the University of Toronto, majoring in both architecture and fine art history and developing an interest in sustainable design and energy efficient buildings. After practicing for a year at an architecture firm in Jordan, Ruba pursued her Master of Architecture in Environmental Design at the University of Nottingham in the UK, with a dissertation topic on Natural Ventilation in High-Rise Office Buildings. A passion for sustainable design has led her to be actively involved in drafting green building guidelines for Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. Currently based in London, she is working on various small-scale and large-scale international projects at RSP Planet Design Studios, an architecture, planning and engineering practice headquartered in Singapore Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Natural Ventilation in High-Rise Office Buildings : An output of the CTBUH Sustainability Working Group

Routledge, 2013

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Khmer Empire and Southeast Asia, 800–1450

Swati Chemburkar

Swati Chemburkar is an architectural historian and directs a postgraduate course on Art and Architecture of Southeast Asia at Jnanapravaha Institute in Mumbai, India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

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...Southeast Asia is diverse and complex, sharing a tropical climate along with monsoons, earthquakes and volcanoes. In Cambodia, King Jayavarman II’s ascent in 802 laid foundations for the Khmer (Angkor) Empire, which reached its apogee four...

Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania since 1900

Philip Goad

Philip Goad is Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Chair of Architecture at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and also co-editor of The Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

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...The region’s twentieth-century history was dominated by the Second World War and post-war quests for decolonization/independence. Thailand remained a monarchy, and British Commonwealth settler-colonies like Australia and New Zealand...