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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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    Casa Gòmez by SO Studio

    SO Studio have designed Casa Gòmez in Cancun, Mexico. The project “Casa Gòmez” was developed in the residential area at the Puerto Cancun development. By an approach to the deconstructive architecture, the design is organized by combining interior and exterior areas as a single space through big hidable windows, thus favouring the main views to the […] More

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    Why we should build wooden skyscrapers

    Building a skyscraper? Forget about steel and concrete, architect Michael Green says build it out of wood. As he details in this intriguing talk, it’s not only possible to build safe wooden structures up to 30 stories tall (and, he hopes, higher), it’s necessary. Michael Green: Why we should build wooden skyscrapers More

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