Ecology, Environment and Conservation Paper

Vol 23, Issue 2, 2017; Page No.(734-739)

EXAMINATION OF A HOUSE IN NORTH JAKARTA BASED ON ECOLOGICAL AND GREEN ARCHITECTURE THEORIES CASE STUDY: Y HOUSE IN NORTH JAKARTA

Denny Setiawan and Bunga Sakina

Abstract

Architecture has a major role in the issue of global warming today. Therefore, the architects began to popularize the concept of ecological architecture and green building design. This study aims to examine a project of Y House in Jakarta based on ecological and green architecture principle theories by Sim Van Der RYN and Stuart Cowan as well as Robert and Brenda Vale. Both of their design principles were compared to identify the ecological and green design parameters to test the Y House. Results of the study revealed that there are 4 parameters of ecological-green architecture design, such as nature should be the main actor of the design; nature becomes a solution for every problem in the site; honor the user by involved them as a designer; and be a climate conscious building by conserving energy. From the examination conducted, it is also revealed that the Y House qualified as an ecologic and green architecture design.

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