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Advancing Sustainability in the Tropics – The International School of Kuala Lumpur

  • C. K. TangEmail author
  • Julian Saw
  • Aida Elyana
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Abstract

This is a case study about designing a holistically sustainable school in a tropical climate. The school described here is the proposed new International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) located in the heart of the city, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A building is only truly sustainable when all design areas meet sustainable goals. ISKL is designed to be that building, attempting to be sustainable from all design angles. This includes energy efficiency, indoor environmental quality, daylight harvesting, transportation energy, water efficiency, renewable energy, solid waste reduction and permaculture. Design goals and methodology of each strategy are described in this paper.

Keywords

Sustainability School Energy efficiency Tropics 

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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Veritas Environment Sdn BhdKuala LumpurMalaysia

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