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    Two 38-storey Buildings Connected by an Amazing Sky Pool

    The ‘Sky Habitat’ two-tower residential building in Singapore is a new project  designed by Canada-based architect Moshe Safdie. At 38-stories high, it is able to accommodate 574 apartments, but the most incredible feature of this building is its dramatic sky pool which serves as a bridge between the two towers. The 38-story sky habitat housing complex […] More

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    The Iporanga House by Nitsche Arquitetos Associados

    Nitsche Arquitetos Associados designed this house in Iporanga, Brazil. From the architects Iporanga House is located in Iporanga, a condominium for summer houses on Sao Paulo’s coast, approximately 120km east from the capital. This condo is inside a very well preserved and protected area of the original Atlantic Rainforest. The exuberance of this native forest […] More

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    The Maleny House by Bark Design Architects

    Bark Design Architects designed the Maleny House on Australia’s Sunshine Coast. Project description The ‘Glass House Mountain House’ in Maleny, celebrates its site, perched on the edge of the remnant rim of the Glass House range, as well as the essence of its place – ‘sky and mountains’. Translated into a place of ‘glass and stone’ […] More

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    3 Storey Modern Home Built Using 31 Shipping Containers

    You might not realize it, but this house in Graceville, Australia was built from 31 shipping containers. The large freights are typically used to send goods overseas, but in this case they form a unique and modern living space. Todd Miller of the architecture firm ZeilgerBuild designed the three storey, 6,000 square-foot home whose backyard […] More

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    Container Guest House by Poteet Architects

    Texas-based firm Poteet Architects, a company that strives to continue a sustainable revitalization of downtown San Antonio, developed this Container Guest House using an old blue storage container and some innovative design ideas. The large 8 by 40-foot interior has been converted from an old steel box into adorable lodging for guests. The modern concept […] More

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    House LS: Clean-Lined Residence with Swimming Pool

    House LS is a project completed by dmvA in Wemmel, Belgium. The project consists of a neat structure with a triangular-shaped roof, a spacious living room opening to the courtyard, a swimming pool and impressive green areas surrounding the dwelling. The outskirts of Brussels (including Wemmel) are well known for their green landscape. The upper […] More

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    Floating House by Dymitr Malcew

    The floating house by dymitr malcew is a mobile structure that can transported to different locations. the project was based around the idea of minimally impacting its surroundings, while still offering an ‘out of the ordinary’ experience. Designed for paris-based developer h2orizon, specialists in floating structures, the unique retreat provides maximum visual connections to the […] More

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    House IV by De Bever Architecten

    De Bever Architecten have designed House IV, a private residence in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. The house is situated on a corner lot in the typical 30’s district ‘de Elzent’ against the natural landscape of the Dommel valley, in the center of Eindhoven. The existing main house is relatively small in structure, however, the lot size is sufficient […] More

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    Sustainable Passive Holiday House

    Permission to build along the river geul, one of holland’s few fast flowing channels, is rarely granted because of its potential impact on the fragile ecosystem. However, the local council of gulpen-wittem recently approved the construction of an energy neutral holiday residence on its banks. designed by upfrnt architects, the development of the single storey […] More

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    Sustainable Bamboo, Earth and Stone Pavilion

    The sustainably built art and cultural center by vietnamese H&P architects is directed towards community engagement and education. located in ha tinh city, vietnam the ‘BES (bamboo, earth and stone) pavilion’ was built using locally sourced materials and traditional building methods. the construction process focused around user interaction and participation – hoping to teach people […] More

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    Sustainability Education: Can Sustainability Be Taught? Should It Be?

    The Architects’ Journal recently published an article pitting five competing views of teaching sustainability against one another. The opinions come from a range of backgrounds, including engineers, tutors and landscape architects, and discuss how architecture students should be taught to design in a sustainable way – or if they should be taught this at all. […] More

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    Solar Panel Facade on Animo Lennox Greendot High School

    The ‘green dot amino leadership’ charter high school by american firm brooks and scarpa architects is an innovative and sustainable building that also encourages kids to learn. located in a south los angeles neighborhood, directly under the flight path to LAX and adjacent to the busy 105 century freeway, the site already had its challenges. aesthetics, sustainability and cost […] More

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