Issue # 19 & 20



Editorial

Part 1: Eco-Form / Negar Kalantar............................................6

Making Visible the Boundaries between the Tangible and Intangible:
The Essence of Environmental Design / Jim Jones Ph.D. ............................................8

Performance Architecture - Art and Science of Solar Architecture /

Tobias Danielmeier............................................12

Designing and Building a Solar Homestead
/ Chad Everhart, AIA - Jamie Russell, Ph.D. - D. Jason Miller, AIA ............................................16

Living Light / Barbara Klinkhammer, James Rose, Edgar Stach, Megan Chaffin............................................22

Designs on Energy Efficiency / Reed Finlay, Elisabeth Jean Neigert............................................28

E-Cube: A Search for an Affordable Zero-Energy House / Steven Van Dessel............................................36

Lessons Learned A Legacy of Solar Decathlon Projects from Virginia Tech

/ Robert P. Schubert............................................42

The Urban Garden; Industrialized Net Zero Energy Housing............................................46

Emerson and the Nature of Sustainability / Alireza Borhani............................................54


Editorial

Part 2: Contemporary Indian Architecture / Ahmad Zohadi............................................59

Cultural History and Architectural Practice - Iran and India / Ahmad Zohadi ............................................60

The Uses of History / Aneerudha Paul............................................63

Putting Indian Modernism in Perspective / Miki Desai............................................68

Bhopal Gas Tragedy - Freedom Park / Soumitro Ghosh............................................74

Cultural History and Architectural Practice / Vikas Dilawari............................................76

Contemporary Architecture of Iran / Dr. Iraj Etessam............................................82

Dominic Dube ............................................84

Kourosh Rafiee ............................................86

Villa Radhika / Balkrishna V. Doshi............................................88

Sangath / Balkrishna V. Doshi............................................92

Golden Temple / Ravindra Bhan............................................94

RMA Architects: 3 Selected Projects ............................................98

Think Tank - Valpoi (Goa) ............................................99

Prince of Wales Annexe - Mumbai ............................................102

Prince of Wales Visitor Centre - Mumbai ............................................104

CnT Architects

International Flower Auction Center - Bangalore ............................................110

Tata-Dhan Academy - Madurai............................................112

Copper House II / Bijoy Jain ............................................114

Palmyra House / Bijoy Jain ............................................118

Development Alternatives / Ashok B Lall Associates ............................................120

Twin Pelican Office / Sen Kapadia............................................126

Maharshi Karve Memorial / NarendraDengle & Associates ............................................130

Design Competition for Shandiz Shopping Mall /

Naghsh-e- Jahan Pars, Consulting Engineers ............................................132

Amini House / Farzad Rostamifar ............................................142

Port of Laaft- Qeshm Island: The Jewel of Persian Gulf /
Roya Saatian, Fatemeh Heidari............................................146

TRANSelement Symposium / Rauzia Ally ............................................158

New Taipei City Museum of Art Features Moveable Galleries ............................................166

The International Architecture Awards ............................................168



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