Ken Yeang Eco Architect, Buildings News, Design Projects, Malaysia, Office, UK
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Contemporary Architect Practice – located in Malaysia + England: Information + Images
post updated 18 Mar 2021
Ken Yeang – Key Projects
Ken Yeang : ‘green architect’
Celebrated Malaysian architect – Ken Yeang, famous for bioclimatic skyscrapers and sustainable design, mostly in south-east Asian projects.
Featured Buildings by Ken Yeang, alphabetical:
Great Ormond Street Hospital – Children’s Medical Centre, London, England, UK
image from Llewelyn Davies Yeang
Great Ormond Street Hospital Building
The new Mittal Children’s Medical Centre is estimated to offset in excess of 20,000 tonnes of CO² annually. These figures are based on the scheme’s NEAT assessment, the health sector equivalent of BREEAM accreditation, in which the scheme has achieved an overall ‘Excellent’ Rating.
National Library, 100 Victoria Street, Singapore
Date built: 2005/06
Design: T.R. Hamzah & Yeang ; DP Architects
photo : Tom Ravenscroft
National Library Singapore building – 1998 Design Competition winner
Singapore Science Centre, Singapore
Design: TR Hamzah Yeang
image from architects firm
Singapore Science Centre
More buildings / design projects by Ken Yeang architect online soon
Older Projects by Ken at Hamzah & Yeang, alphabetical:
Menara Mesiniaga tower, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date built: 1995
Mixed-use tower Kuwait City, Kuwait
bioclimatic skyscraper building, 40 storeys high
National Library, Singapore
Date built: 2006
1998 Architecture Competition winner
Location: Selangor, Malaysia, south east Asia
Ken Yeang Architect Practice Information
T.R.Hamzah & Yeang
This architects practice had their office base in Selangor, Malaysia, southeast Asia.
Background to Dr. Ken Yeang
Llewelyn Davies Yeang, under the design direction of Dr. Ken Yeang, is an international architecture and design consultancy dedicated to being the world leader in the design and delivery of signature deep green buildings and sustainable design solutions. In the UK and worldwide, the company has worked in over 100 countries and is currently active in 15 countries worldwide.
Ken is an architect-planner, and one of the foremost ecodesigners, theoreticians, and thinkers in the field of green design. Having studied architecture at the Architectural Association in London, his work on the green agenda started in the 70s with his doctoral dissertation for the University of Cambridge on ecological design and planning.
Ken is the author of several books on ecological design, including EcoDesign Instruction Manual (2006) published by Wiley-Academy, The Skyscraper, Bioclimatically Considered: A Design Primer (1996) published by Wiley-Academy, and The Green Skyscraper: The Basis for Designing Sustainable Intensive Buildings (1999) published by Prestel (Germany).
He is the distinguished Plym Professor at the University of Illinois and Adjunct Professor at the University of Malaya and University of Hawaii (at Manoa) and recently received a D.Lit. (Hon) from the University of Sheffield. He is an Honorary FAIA and has served on the RIBA Council.
A principal of Llewelyn Davies Yeang (UK) and its sister firm, Hamzah & Yeang (Malaysia), Yeang is well known for designing signature green high-performance buildings and master plans, and for his pursuit of an ecological aesthetic in his designs.
He was appointed a judge of The Observer’s Ethical Awards, the only architect to be invited onto the panel.
He has built his own “green” house in Malaysia. The Guardian’s Weekend magazine (Jan 2008) listed him as one of the 50 people in the world who could save the planet.
Southeast Asian Architectural Designs
Contemporary Architecture in Southeast Asia – architectural selection below
Sustainable Building Designs
Sustainable Building News – nearly zero-energy buildings
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