Ken Yeang (January 22, 1999)

Ken Yeang lectures on his work of the last decades. Yeang discusses ecological design and rapid prototyping. He describes his design process and gives an example of the “wing wall” concept his office developed for natural ventilation.

Yeang discusses a recent building designed for a site in Singapore. He discusses the interaction of aesthetics and ecological building. Yeang discusses the architect’s ethical responsibilities, and discusses energy conservation.

Yeang discusses environmentally sound land use planning. He shows several skyscraper schemes. He stresses his office’s different approach to ecological design in large scale buildings.

The lecture is followed by a brief question and answer session between Yeang and the audience.