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Palette Architecture Designs Nature-Focused Wonderforest Preschool
Palette Architecture infuses abstracted nature into Wonderforest Preschool, providing outdoor forest education for children aged 2 to 4 years old.
ZOZO’s Regionally Integrated Office That Will Grow With The City
Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP and Takenaka Corporation designs a regionally integrated office in Japan Inspired by Woven Fabrics.
GRAHA Proposes A Sustainable Learning Space In Senegal Inspired By Vernacular Elements
The design proposal using eco-friendly materials and passive strategies won the special honorable mention in the Earth School Competition.
MVRDV Designs Residential Complex With Ceramic Façade Equipped With Hytect Technology
The residential complex, Ilot Queyries is designed future-proof on an area of 35-hectare while being linked to its history.
611 Cowper Street By Hayes Group Architects Gets LEED Silver Certification
611 Cowper is a 35,000 square foot, four-story, contextually responsive mixed use structure in Palo Alto, United States.
De Zwarte Hond Reimagines Supermarket As A Modern-Day Interactive Space
Netherlands based architecture firm designs a modern marketplace while embracing sustainability.
Lemay’s SOPREMA Plant Sets Is Designed For Eo-Conscious Manufacturing
SOPREMA’s Woodstock plant achieved a global standard of green building with a LEED v4 certification.
Studio Niko Kapa Designs Innovative Products Using Recycled AshCrete
Studio Niko Kapa has won Alula Award for Socially Responsible Design Inspired by UNESCO Cultural Heritage for the collection inspired by region’s natural and cultural legacies.
Abandoned Bridge Gets Converted To A Green Public Space
Left abandoned for almost 40 years, the bridge is now accessible for pedestrians and provides a green space in the dense urban fabric.
Hacker Architects Designs Ledding Library With Energy-Efficiency Features
The design of the library enhances the experience of the surrounding landscape and is a model of sustainable and environmentally restorative design.
The Polish Pavilion Deciphers The Silent Language Of Plants In A Futuristic Greenhouse
This immersive installation invites us to take our cues from the intelligence of plants as we move towards ecological well-being.
Morphosis Designs Terracotta-Clad Art Museum In California
The Orange County Museum Of Art features flexible exhibitions galleries, dedicated spaces for educational programming, and areas for public gathering, within a high-performance facade of white terracotta tiles.
Discussing Sustainability And Architecture With Giovanni Patania
Giovanni Patania is the Lead Architect and Co-Founder at WindsorPatania Architects, who has marked their presence in the industry with projects like Eden House and Norfolk House.
Buttrick Projects Designs Art House + Courtyard
The project involves the extension of an existing house built in the 1920s, with rainscreen wall, cool roof, heat recovery ventilation and dense pack cellulose insulation.
Aytac Architects Designs Museum With Energy-Efficient Features
Aytac Architects to Break Ground on Award-Winning Museum Design, ‘Blue Vibrations’, located in the city of Bodrum, Turkey.
Vello Designs World’s Lightest Folding Electric Bike
Austria-based Vello Bike Designs the first folding electric bike under 10 kg. The bike presentation took place at Pro-Days Paris 2022.
Iraisynn Attinom Designs Summer Houses Using Local Stone Masonry And Arched Ceilings
Built On The Santorini Island, The Arched Residencies Is An Excellent Blend Of Good Design and Sustainability Choices.
Naturedesign Creates Unique and Minimal Furniture From Reclaimed Wood
Nature Design explores the expressive potential of centuries-old reclaimed wood and traditional crafts, resulting in unique works of design.
Specht Architects Renovates A Mid-Century Home In New York
The MCM home in Pelham Manor is the only mid-century home in the area, and had been by designed by Harold and Judith Edelman, in 1961.
Alexis Dornier Designs Luminous Sculptures Using Banana Paper
Tamashī Jiwa, (meaning the souls of space) is a collection challenging conventional paper lamps while exploring the traditional craftmanship.
Skylab Architecture Designs Serena Williams Building at Nike World Headquarters
The Building—a workplace for 2,750 occupants at more than 1 million square feet has been designed using energy efficient systems.
Kingsbury Commons at Pease Park Highlights The Historic And Cultural Features Of The Place
With a focus on its built elements, the plan included an inventory and analysis, and a developed set of conceptual alternatives.
Henning Larsen Designs The First New Church In Copenhagen For Over 30 years
The residence is designed taking advantage of a north-south cross-slope with views out to the hillside, its reflected light lending a warm quality to these more intimate spaces.
Students Of Royal College of Art Creates New Eco-Friendly Materials For Exhibition
PriestmanGoode challenged the students of Royal College of Art to create new materials that are better for our health and better for the planet.
Waveee Design Creates ‘Looop’, A Cleaning Kit For Washing Reusable Menstruation Pads
Looop Can is Cheuk Laam’s final year product design project that came across from September 2020 to March 2021 in Central Saint Martins.
Heliotrope Designs Buck Mountain Cabin Using Passive Design Strategies
The residence is designed taking advantage of a north-south cross-slope with views out to the hillside, its reflected light lending a warm quality to these more intimate spaces.
CRA and BIG Design New Addition To Singapore’s Skyline
Currently among the city’s tallest towers, CapitaSpring is a 280-meter-tall high-rise that continues the city’s pioneering vertical urbanism.
PriestmanGoode Creates Knot Waste furniture for ArtHouse Jersey Exhibition
The design uses a minimalistic approach, with components cut from a single sheet of waste material, held together by rope.
Pin-Up Houses Designs An Experimental Shed That’s A Hybrid Between A cabinet And A Garden Hut
Made up of wooden beams and waterproof construction plywood, this unique building is basically an outdoor garderobe.
Discussing NSR Green Woods: A Self-Sufficient, Eco-Friendly Township In India
Raghava Rao Bellamkonda from NSR Ventures talks about the NSR initiative, discussing the concept, the challenges and how it became a home for many.
CRA unveils evolutionary methodology to reclaim public space in Kosovo
CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati joins Manifesta 14, to unveil the Urban Program and Urban Vision for the city of Prishtina, Kosovo.
ICON Builds House Zero Pushing The Boundaries Of Resilient And Sustainable Architecture
‘House Zero’, the first of the new genre of homes that are specifically designed to utillize opportunities created by 3D printing.
Studio MK27 Designs Residence That Subtly Merges With The Open Landscape
The Planar House designed to merge with its topography, has obtained Gold Certification according to the guidelines by the GBC.
team3 Designs Residence Using Passive Design Strategies
The Mehra residence establishes a strong relationship to its surrounding landscape, bringing in nature and a sense of tranquility.
Sanjay Puri Architects Design Residence Using Locally Sourced Bricks, Sandstone, And Lime Plaster
Mirai House of Arches, a residence for a family of three generations, creates energy-efficient spaces in the desert climate of Rajasthan, India.
FAAB Architektura Designs First Building Within ECR Taking Cues From The Local Vernacular
Wave One is the first building within the European Center for Families (ECR), designed using passive solutions.
Baie-de-Valois Nautical Centre In Pointe-Claire Celebrates the Insularity Of Montreal
The proposal revolves aroung reclaiming the shores of Montreal Island with a new sustainable community pavilion.
EskewDumezRipple Designs Home Building At Thaden School
The design establishes an innovative vision for the future while reflecting the rich, pastoral heritage of the surrounding landscape.
Camp-de-Touage Service Center’s Design Draws Inspiration From History And Nature
The center adapts to its topography, while preserving the vegetal cover in the area, and has also adopted passive ventilation and heating strategies.
Leppanen Anker Arquitectura Creates A Modern Version Of The Historic Spanish Hacienda
Selva Alegre residence draws inspiration from the surrounding Andes Mountains, while using wood, stone and clay with a modern take.
Vietnam Based Tropical Space Designs A House For Nuclear Family With Cafe On The Ground Floor
‘Cuckoo House’, located in an urban renewal zone by a river, has functional areas both inside and outside, intertwining with each other.
Hacker Architects Design An Iconic Resort Community In Oregon
The design aims to evolve the legacy of Pacific Northwest regional modernism at the Ranch, while intensifying the connection to the landscape.
Stefan Al Architects Design Mass Timber Residential building For A Postcovid World
“PoroCity,’ a project for the 2021 Venice Biennale, features apartments with work-from-home interiors, cross ventilation, and green spaces.
Atelier Craft Designs Day Shelter For Young Migrants Using Bioclimatic Principles
Atelier Craft’s ‘Aire de Repos’ project uses bioclimatic principles, and prefabricated structure to create an activity space for migrants.
Interactive Artwork Utilizes Play As A Tool to Spark an Open Conversation Around Sea Level Rise
TIDAL installation utilizes key data points from the NOAA to spark an open conversation around the impact of sea level rise.
Destilat Design Studio Redevelops Estate In Austria
The estate is part of a 4,000m² ensemble that includes business premises, the residential building, and the bathhouse.
Triptyque Architecture + Philippe Starck Creates Tropical Environment In Paris
Located in Boulevard Pasteur, in Paris,Villa M is a mixed-use complex aiming to create a new pact between cities, nature, and health.
Álvaro Sánchez de Miguel Designs ‘El Refugio’ : The Refuge for a New Generation
El Refugio seeks simpler, more realistic alternatives to living in mortgage-laden micro-spaces in a big metropolis.
TEF Design Reveals The First Net Zero Energy (NZE) Targeted Electrical Substation Building in the United States
The Larkin Street Substation Expansion is a steel framed concrete structure and a modern addition to the existing 1962 substation building.
Clayton Korte Designs Hill Country Wine Cave
This private wine cave includes a tasting lounge, bar, wine cellar, and restroom are all tucked into an 18’ tall x 70’ deep existing tunnel.
Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects Designs Edwin M. Lee Apartments, A Model For Healthy Living And Resilience
The Edwin M. Lee Apartments is the first building in San Francisco to combine supportive housing for both unhoused veterans and low-income families.
Feldman Architecture Designs Mill Valley Cabins With Minimal Re-grading Of The Site
Mill Valley Cabins in California has been built on steeply sloping site, with inspirational views within a woods of pines and redwoods.
Carlo Ratti Associati And Italo Rota Designs Residence That Revolves Around A Tree
Greenary, a traditional Italian farmhouse was redesigned to showcase new approaches to blur the boundaries between the natural and artificial.
Muuk Architecture Designs Lake House Creating Seamless Transitions To The Outdoors
Built on terrain that slopes gently towards the lake, the clean and sober lines of the Brome Lake House highlights the surrounding nature.
Gibert&Tan Redesigns A Terrace House Upcycling The Existing Frame And Adding Vernacular Passive Cooling Techniques
The house located in a hilly suburb of Kuala Lumpur and built in 1970s has been remodelled to open up to its context while maitaining privacy.
Récup + Reval : Furniture Enhancement Project
Récup + Reval is a project to restore two sets of chairs that were left unused after the expansion and refurbishing of Jodoin Lamarre Pratte architectes.
Casa 22 Designed Using Passive Strategies And Improving Thermal Performance
Designed by Guillem Carrera, the energy efficient residence utlizes several unique strategies that blends the house with its context.
Graham Baba Architects Designs Whiskey Processing Facility Clad In Dark Metal Siding And Kebony Wood
The Woodinville Whiskey Processing and Barrel-Aging Facility has been designed taking inspiration from agricultural and industrial warehouses in the region.
WoodHood Shows An Alternative Approach To The Future Of Sustainable Urban Development
The proposal by ADEPT + Karres en Brands pays tribute to Ebenezer Howard’s well-known plan, and is a vision for a new typology of urbanism.
Guillem Carrera Designs Energy-Efficient Residence In Barcelona
Casa PR utilizes passive solar architecture solutions, rainwater collection tanks, and air conditioning system using aerothermal technology.
Snøhetta Designs Futuristic Library In Beijing With A Ginkgo Forest-Like Canopy.
Set to be China’s first self-supporting glass facade project on completion, the new Beijing sub-centre library is designed to meet the highest standards of sustainability.
Braunstein Taphouse By ADEPT Is Designed For Disassembly
Built using simple tectonic principles, and sustainable materials, the taphouse is also partly self-sufficient with the use of solar panels.
Start-Up Notpla Creates Packaging Solutions Made From Seaweed And Other Natural Materials
The team of designers, chemists, engineers, and entrepreneurs create packaging solutions from natural materials as an alternative to single-use plastic.
noa* Designs CeCuCo, A Prototype For A Cultural Center That Can Adapt To Any Context
Centre for Culture and Community (CeCuCo), Is A Multifunctional Space Designed As A Versatile, Sustainable Model With Infinite Possibilities
AART Designs a Paper-Like Landmark Building in Norway
With its paper-like architecture, Papirhuset not only pays homage to the papermaking history of the area, but also invokes a sense of community.
Roosevelt Square By JGMA Is An Office And Community Center Made Using CLT
This center is an 11,000 square foot space that serves the children and families at Roosevelt Square Village and surrounding communities.
Batlleiroig Designs Landscape For Roques Blanques Cemetery Following The ‘Cradle To Cradle’ Principles
Batlleiroig Designs ‘Forest Path’, An Innovative Landscape Intervention For A New Ephemeral Burial Model Based On Nature.
Taylor Smyth Architects Design Contemporary Houses In A Victorian Toronto Neighbourhood
The Robert Street Residences subtly respond to the local vernacular and includes features to improve energy efficiency.
Studio Schicketanz Designs Net Zero Residence In Big Sur
Mal Paso Residence in Big Sur is a sustainable home with views of the Pacific Ocean, designed taking cues from the surrounding landscape.
Les Habitations Saint-Michel Nord: A New Identity For The Social Housing Complex
Architectural firm Saia Barbarese Topouzanov revitalizes the 185-unit social housing complex built in the early 1970s.
Metaform Architects Designs Pavilion Conveying Luxembourg’s Past, Present, And Future
The pavilion has been designed drawing inspiration from the Möbius strip, symbolizing infinity, circular economy and diversity united as one.
Coldefy Designs Innovative Programs Forming An Ecosystem Dedicated To Sustainable Mobility And Transport
Intended to stimulate innovation, the mobility and industry of tomorrow, the institutes meet the highest standards of international science parks.
Roel Sánchez Arquitectura Renovates Residence With Energy Efficient Strategies
Casa BV gets a makeover by Roel Sánchez Arquitectura, adding renewable energy systems and climatic considerations.
Hayche Introduces Playful and Ethically-Designed Otto Collection
Otto armchair by Hayche, is a playful and sophisticated piece blending simplicity and functionality.
Neglected 17th Century Canal House In Amsterdam Gets Converted Into A Bright Home
Amsterdam-based studio i29 redesigns 117 Canal House collaborating with specialists, to give new life to the building constructed in 1675.
GO’C Architectural Studio Designs Alton Wines Nestled Into Nature
The winery blends into its natural context, connecting its landscape and outdoor spaces while providing ample shading.
Green Roofs- Sustainability And Limits
Green roofs have been quite popular for a long time, but how sustainable are these, and what are the drawbacks?
Kinetic Architecture With The Essence of India At Expo 2020 Dubai
Designed by CP Kukreja Architects, the Indian Pavilion celebrates India with a facade of 600 individual blocks using kinetic architecture.
TK Studio Designs Landscape For Foster+Partners’ Sustainable Quarter In Bangkok
The Forest Pavilion is an Ecosystem Learning center at Bangkok’s new multi-generational, health-centred, sustainable quarter, The Forestias.
Russia-based studio VOLNA designs ‘Reeds’, A Kinetic Light Installation
With unique aerodynamic design and 3d-printing technology, Reeds create an effect of flickering light reacting to air currents.
Montreal-based KANVA Designs ‘Traces’, A Multisensorial Exhibition For Expo 2020 Dubai
TRACES installation at Expo 2020 Dubai, challenges visitors and raises awareness about the growing threat to ecosystems caused by climate change.
Marjan van Aubel Turns Solar Energy Into Art
Inspired by the ancient Egyptian sun god, ‘Ra’ has been designed using third-generation solar technology printed on thin foils.
Eric Castagnotto Designs Energy-Efficient Wine Cellar
The New Carillon d’Angélus Cellar is a BREEAM certified winery in France designed considering both technical and environmental aspects.
Rooftop Biodiversity Museum and Sustainability Learning Center in Hong Kong
LAAB Architects with PLandscape and Speirs Major design biodiversity museum in the middle of Nature Discovery Park, Hong Kong.
LIN Architecture Designs Bamboo Pavilion Using Ecological Construction Techniques
The pavilion’s concstruction focuses on joint participation, ecological construction, sustainable operation, and teaching within research.
Skylab Architecture Redesigns 1905s- Era Warehouses For NM Bodecker Foundation
The warehouses have been combined, integrated, and reworked into a shifting mix of exterior and interior environments.
AKDA Designs Residence In India Using Locally- Sourced Materials
India-based, Amit Khanna Design Associates’ residential project combines aspects of modern architecture with the raw beauty of local materials.
Space&Matter Discusses Circular Economy: Limits And Possibilities
Netherlands-based Space&Matter, widely known for their Schoonschip project discusses the various aspects of building a community sustainably.
Architect Malavika Madhuraj Designs Shelter For Refugee Community In India
The proposal includes spaces like vocational centre, school, and healthcare facilities, to enhance the economy of the Rohingya community.
WASP Collaborates With Dior To Create A Unique Concept Store
WASP designs a unique installation for Dior on Jumeirah beach, with two circular modules, made using clay, sand, and raw fibers.
Pin-Up Houses Designs Traditional Japanese Tea House For Silence And Meditation
76-year-old psychologist, with no prior experience in construction, builds Japanese Tea House by Pin-Up Houses.
WOHA Designs The Singapore Pavilion For Expo 2020 Dubai
With the theme, ‘Nature, Nurture, Future’, WOHA has created an oasis of vibrant flora, while representing the importance of sustainability.
Simone de Beauvoir School’s Design Uses Prefabricated Elements And Eco-Conscious Materials
The ‘Wooden school’ has been designed based on three principlal notions: spatial quality, functionality, and sustainable demand.
Zero Energy Design Lab Designs Net-Zero Carbon Residence, ‘House Under Shadows’
This double-family residence in India enables sustainable living through strategies like heat sinks, roof canopy, and more.
Inspiral Architects Design Wellness Retreat Integrated Into A Forest In Bali
Rammed earth and other materials found near site are used for the fully carbon-zero Ulaman Resort project in Bali.
Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter Designs Breitenbach Landscape Hotel Inspired By Scandinavian Traditions And Regional Characteristics
Breitenbach is a unique hamlet, located between Vosges and Alsace, with a very dynamic community and strongly politically committed to an eco-responsible approach.
Leap™ Makes Vegan Leather From Leftover Apples
The material has a 100% plastic and petrochemical-free apple waste blend, and a protective finishing coating making Leap deconstructable.
Yangliping Performing Arts Center With Free-Flowing Indoor And Outdoor Spaces
Studio Zhu-Pei designs perfroming arts center in Dali, China, inspired by the powerful surrounding landscape.
RVAD Studio Designs Commercial Space Inspired By The Bazaars
RVAD studio designs vertical garden of commercial and office spaces, with suspended courtyards, arches and vaults.
Students From The Royal College Of Art, Briefed By PriestmanGoode Creates New Materials From Single-Use Plastics
The online exhibition showcased the work of 11 Textiles students who created new materials from single-use plastics.
Studio Zhu-Pei Designs Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum With Sunken Courtyards And Open Vaults
Located in the center of the historical area, the site of the Museum is adjacent to the Imperial Kiln ruins in Jingdezhen, China.
Powered By Ulsteinvik Is A Futuristic Concept For A Small Town With Energy-Efficient Strategies
Kaleidoscope Nordic proposes future-oriented strategy for a small town on the Norwegian west coast.
D525 Barcelona Gets a Sustainable Renovation By sanzpont [arquitectura]
sanzpont arquitectura redesigns D525 Barcelona, reducing its environmental impact and increasing its energy-efficiency.
Guilin Lebei Homestay Hotel By aoe Drawing Inspiration From Local Climate And Environment
Located in Guilin, Guangxi, a famous scenic tourist city, the hotel has been designed to keep it as close to nature as possible.
L’Abri Designs ‘Saltbox Passive House’, An Energy Efficient House Looking Over A Valley In Québec
The residence designed for a family of four has achieved LEED Platinum and is the third house to obtain passive house certification in Quebec.
Designer Marjan van Aubel Talks About Her Work, Design In Times Of Pandemic And More
Known for her work in sustainable design, the designer shares her thoughts on challenges in the field, the impact of the pandemic, and more.
Kennedy & Violich Architecture Designs An Innovative Conservatory With Sustainable Strategies
The Global Flora Conservatory introduces a synergistic set of Wet and Dry biomes that are heated and cooled using renewable resources.
Proposal For Marguerite d’Youville School Creates Learning Spaces As A Part Of The Natural Environment
The proposal by APPAREIL Architecture, Étienne Bernier Architecture and BGLA Architecture transposes the idea of a conventional school onto a livable scale.
Parnagian Architects Designs Residence In Low-Lying, Flood-Prone Salt Marshes Of New Jersey
The Salt Box residence, was designed for a multi-generational family , with both active and passive systems.
Retracing Cultural Connections With An Artistic Approach For The Venice Architecture Biennale
Bjørnådal Arkitektstudio’s ‘Il primo cerchio del paradiso’ emphasizes issues like climate change, while addressing the Biennale’s theme.
House in Minohshinmachi Brings The Natural Elements Of Its Context Into Design
Yasuyuki Kitamura designs a quiet residence that blends the interior and exterios in harmony, in Minoh City, Osaka Prefecture.
VERTEBRAL designs El Terreno, An Urban Community Garden And Educational Center
Designed by Mexico-based VERTEBRAL, El Terreno is built uniquely from recycled materials used in previous constructions.
NOK Designs Wearable Water Bottle Bag , Using Repurposed Used UNIQLO Products
NOK’s WearWater gets shortlisted for Uniqlo’s ZeroWaste 2021 initiative, a joint contest with DesignSingapore Council.
The Bones Collection Explores Beyond The Functionality Of Bamboo And Highlights Its Aesthetics
Designers Dorian Etienne and Cordélia Faure elegantly highlights the minimal and natural interior patterns of bamboo in this collection.
Caspar Schols Launches Cabin ANNA, A Versatile House That Can Open Itself To Nature
This internationally acclaimed cottage offers the possibility to adjust the exterior layers to any occasion, mood or weather condition.
Sustainable Planter ‘pichi’ Made From Post-Consumer Content
Designers Mohammad Hajikhani and Ashley de Haas have developed a sustainable planter made from post-consumer content.
Smoked Bamboo And Revaluated Old Linen Bed Sheets Makes This Partition Screen One Of A Kind
Designers Dorian Etienne and Cordélia Faure create ‘Vibration’, a partition screen using linen and bamboo.
Pavilion Roof Made Out Of Organic Transparent Solar Cells For Expo 2020 Dubai
Marjan van Aubel Studio designs colorful solar- paneled roof of the Netherlands pavilion during the Expo 2020 Dubai.
Graham Baba Architects Designs a Modern Taproom In A 1950s-Era Building
Graham Baba Architects Designs New Taproom In Edmonds, Washington with rich materiality and an embrace of time-worn patina.
noa* Gives The Altstadthotel Weisses Kreuz In Austria A Grand Makeover
noa* network of architecure designs 48 new rooms and suites for The Altstadthotel Weisses Kreuz in Innsbruck, Austria
Pura By Edward Hardy Offers A Solution For Potable Water For Refugees
UK-based designer Edward Hardy designs a portable water purifier and storage solution using orange foam and 3d-printed components.
CHUM Hospital Complex Is A Sustainable Space Within A Dense Urban Environment
The CHUM project is located in the heart of a busy downtown Montreal quadrangle and is aiming for LEED Silver certification.
RAW Architecture Designs Alfa Omega School Using Bamboo
The School has brick’s solid void facade, bamboo’s ceiling and concrete’s floor finishes that provides low thermal conductivity.
SRG Partnership Restores Former Press Building As Their Studio Featuring CLT Elements
Designed to achieve LEED Platinum, the open studio features CLT elements integrated into the existing concrete shell.
IBUKU and Atelier One Builds ‘The Arc’ From Slender Parabolic Bamboo Arches and Gridshells
The Arc’s 14 meters tall bamboo arches span across 19 meters in the campus of the world-renowned Green School in Bali, Indonesia.
Studio Mortazavi Designs World’s First 3D-Printed School To Be Built In Madagascar
The school will be built using the 3D printing technology, and local materials, including several sustainable measures like vertical farms.
Skylab Architecture Designs LEED Gold Certified Multi-Function Complex Integrated Into The Landscape
LEED Gold certified Columbia Building for the City of Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services, Supports Wastewater Treatment Facility.
Clayton Korte Architecture Firm Designs An Off-The-Grid Agricultural Building In California
Clayton Korte’s vineyard equipment barn project in California using salvaged materials offsets more than 100% of power demands on the winery.
‘Weave’ A Proposal For Elementary School, Using Fabric Formed Rammed Earth
Weave, proposal for Senegal Elementary School by Scarlett Lee can be constructed using local materials like woven fabric, soil and bamboo.
Bio-plastics From Potato Peels By Chip[s] Board
With sustainable, and circular production ideas and values, Chip[s] Board creates bio-plastics from non-food grade industrial food-waste.
Casa Jardin Escandón Brings In Natural Light And Cross-Ventilation Into Homes In The Compact Space
This housing development in Mexico is a mixed-use complex, in a neighborhood where art deco buildings coexist with contemporary buildings.
Mutuus Studio’s Residence Project For Design Aficionados In Los Angeles
Hollywood Hills House is perched atop a hill in Los Angeles, is the perfect home for two design enthusiast
Zero Energy Design Lab Designs Residence Taking Cues from the Regional Vernacular
The Cantilever House draws from the regional vernacular, while implementing climate-responsive measures and passive strategies.
Terry And Terry Architecture Designs House Using Active And Passive Energy Elements
Edgewood house by Terry and Terry Architecture incorporates Deaf- Space, creating ample transparency throughout the home.
Lemay And Atelier 21 Designs New Sustainable Envelope For The Grand Théâtre de Québec
Lemay and Atelier 21 design a sustainable building envelope, as a corrective measure for the Grand Théâtre de Québec
Dorian Etienne and Cordélia Faure Designs Drawing Inspiration From Nature And Cultural Diversities
Designers Dorian Etienne and Cordélia Faure talk about their projects, influence of the environment on their work and more.
Peter Pichler Architecture Designs Concept For Sustainable Tree Houses
Milan based studio Peter Pichler Architecture develops concept for sustainable tree houses in West Virginia.
Environmentally Responsible Suctioncup-Lamp By Neozoon
Munich-based startup Neozoon’s product of the same name, is a portable, rechargeable-battery powered lamp.
Mesura Uses Local Materials To Build The Catalan House, Casa Ter
The earth-toned Catalan house, Casa Ter designed by MESURA uses local materials and subtly blends with its context.
Archisbang Renovates Residence With Energy Efficiency Upgrades
Archisbang redesigns GNR II Villa with energy efficiency upgrades, structural renovation and simplifying the geometry.
Holly Water Cabin: A Self-Contained Holiday Retreat
Holly Water Cabin is a self-contained holiday retreat, that invites its inhabitants into a close relationship with the outdoors
BioConcrete Collection Of Tiles Made From Invasive Species
Collection en Route, of concrete-like tiles made using Japanese knotweed and shells from American signal crayfish.
Studio Saxe Designs Tropical Residence Blurring the Lines Between Landscape and Indoors
The Sirena House by Studio Saxe integrates the lush green of the outdoors with the serene views of the ocean.
Francis Kéré’s Lycée Schorge Secondary School Built Using Local Materials In West Africa
Kéré Architecture designs Lycée Schorge secondary school in Burkina Faso, built using local materials and passive design strategies
GoSun Solar-Powered Travel Coffee Mug
GoSun has introduced solar-powered travel coffee mug, with integrated electronics to brew your coffee on the go.
Hachi Lily, A Calming Village Retreat In Vietnam
Designed by SILAA Architects, Hachi Lily is a calming retreat in Thuy Bieu Village, Vietnam away from the busy city.
Ocean CleanUp To Remove Plastic Contamination From Oceans And River
Research team at University of Newcastle in Australia develops printed versatile, light-weight and affordable solar sheets
Passage House Designed Using Local Wood On A Coastal Area in Japan
Designed by Japan based Y.Architectural.Design, the Passage House is a quaint little uphill residence designed using local wood.
Versatile, Lightweight Printed Solar Sheets By University of Newcastle
Research team at University of Newcastle in Australia develops printed versatile, light-weight and affordable solar sheets
Envisage Takes Sustainable Initiatives For the Design Of White Flower Hall
Founded in 2007, India-based ‘Envisage’ takes eco-friendly measures in the design and construction of a new wing of the girls’ hostel at the Mann School.
LEED Platinum Certified Sequis Tower in Jakarta
Sequis Tower, one of Indonesia’s first LEED Platinum Certified buildings, wins AIA international region awards for design and sustainability.
Conceptual Furniture Series Envisioning A Post-Anthropocentric World
Three designers envision a post-anthropocentric world reacting on the covid-19 crisis and climate change era they live through.
The First 3d Printed House ‘Gaia’ Built With Earth
Gaia, a new eco-sustainable architectural model
designed and built using the 3D printer called Crane WASP.
Sustainable Renovation Of Abandoned Building In Spain
Located outside St Pere de Ribes, in Spain, the sustainable renovation of Can Tomeu addresses the rehabilitation of the existing construction.
Sunne Solar Light By Marjan Van Aubel Lights Up In 3 Ways Similar To Natural Light
Sunne is an autonomous, ambient solar light for indoors by Marjan Van Aubel lights up in 3 ways similar natural light
HYPERcay: Sustainable Living At Sea By UOOU Studio
Designed by UOOU Studio as a response to the effects of global warming, HYPERcay is a concept for sustainable sea travel and living.
Liter Of Light: Lighting Homes Sustainably And At Low Cost
Liter of Light is a charitable organization that provides low-cost light tube, powered using solar energy, for dwellings with thin roof.
‘Presence in Hormuz 2- Majara Residence Urban Development Translates The Topography Into Design
Presence in Hormuz is a series of urban developments by a semi-public institution that hired ZAV Architects, in order to empower the local community of the island.
Gaia Is A Self-Sufficient Off-Grid Prototype Container House
The shipping-container house, Gaia, is a self-sufficient housing project that does not rely on external sources of energy or water.
Adjaye Associates Designs Domed Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library Using Rammed Earth
Adjaye Associates designs domed Thabo Mbeki Presidential Library using locally sourced compressed mud, local stone and timber cladding from locally sourced wood.
FREITAG Creates Bags And Accessories Out Of Recycled Tarpaulins
Zurich-based FREITAG makes robust bags out of recycled tarpaulins with eco-friendly production techniques.
Cabins In Eastern Washington Make Use of Reclaimed Wood And Natural Materials
Located in the rolling hills of Eastern Washington, the twin cabins are a perfect combination of low-key and welcoming.
UOOU Studio Designs Off-Grid House With Active And Passive Strategies
UOOU Studio designs concept for off-grid house, with effective active and passive strategies.
Energy Efficient Modular Bamboo House In China
Bamboo House in China, designed by Studio Cardenas is an energy-efficient modular residence, with aspects of Feng-Shui.
CRA Designs Scribit Pen, The World’s First Compostable Marker
CRA designs Scribit Pen, the world’s first fully compostable marker that uses cartridges made of natural fibers and non-toxic ink.
Environmentally Friendly Building System Using CLT Modules Designed By Students
A versatile and environmentally friendly building system, using passive strategies to control the light and thermal aspect of the building.
Yale Students Propose Alternative Model That Introduces Food Processes Into The Home
Beds & Beds project by students of Yale School of Architecture, rethinks the relationship between housing and food systems.
Self-Sufficient Floating Houses By UOOU Studio
London and Amsterdam based UOOU studio designs self-sufficient floating houses on the island of Kiribati using the local context and materials.
Springdale Library And Komagata Maru Park By RDH Architects
RDH Architects creates an inclusive gathering space, with a library and community park in a suburban area in City of Brampton, Toronto.
Floating Sustainable Home by i29 Architects
Floating home by i29 architects is part of Schoonschip, a new floating village of 46 households that aims to create Europe’s most sustainable floating community.
Rudra Environmental Solutions Turns Waste Plastic To Fuel
Established in 2009, Rudra Environmental Solutions has been involved in research of converting waste plastic into fuel technology.
UFO Collection Of Accessories Made Out Of Raffia fiber
Ethical fashion brand MAM’s UFO Collection of accessories made out of raffia a vegan fiber.
Nemesis One: World’s Fastest Luxury Hydrofoil Sailing Yacht
Nemesis Yachts has revealed their futuristic hydrofoil catamaran design for the ‘world’s fastest luxury yacht’.
Biophilic Mitosis: Regenerative Ecosystems By Parametric Design
Mitosis creates regenerative ecosystems by a parametric design tool following biophilic and user-centric design principles.
Green Medical Research Hub Bio Tower Acts As Ecosystem
Biotower addresses economic immobility and decreasing
tree coverage in Charlotte NC, simultaneously providing plants to the medical research within the highrise.
Floating Nest By Atelier NgNg Is Reminiscent Of Vietnamese Villages
Built on a narrow plot in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Floating Nest is a combination of traditional and contemporary.
Forest House I By Natalie Dionne Architecture In The Heart Of Nature
Tucked away in an area surrounded by nature, but still close to urban life, Forest House I has been designed with low impact on the existing terrain.
Carbon net-zero design for Delhi Noida International Airport
Zurich Airport International selects Nordic – Office of Architecture, Grimshaw, Haptic and STUP to design “India’s greenest airport”
Eco-Conscious Proposal for Korean Museum by AZPML and UKST
AZPML and UKST proposes eco-conscious design for ‘Korean Museum of Urbanism and Architecture’ design competition in Sejong, South Korea
ACPV Architecture Firm Gives ENEL HQ A Green Makeover
ACPV Architecture firm ENEL Headquarters a green makeover, with innovative principles of bio-climatic, sustainable and biophilic design.
G8A’s Tropical Chalet Explores Into Materials And Forms
G8A’s Tropical Chalet explores into materials, forms and designs with respect to the site’s native context.
Rural Hotel In An Olive Grove By GANA Arquitetura
Spain based GANA Arquitectura designs a rural hotel in perfect harmony between traditional and contemporary architecture set in an olive grove in Málaga.