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Over the last few years, we've been keeping tabs on a cooling system developed by a team led by Professor Shanhui Fan at Stanford University that draws thermal heat from a building and beams it into space through a process called radiative cooling – all without requiring any external power source. Now the researchers have paired this technology with a solar panel, designing a system with t
in order to provide environmentally responsible and high-quality affordable housing, the design team explored the potential of modular prefabricated cross-laminated timber. The post ‘puukuokka’ is a trio of wood-framed apartment buildings in finland appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the complex comprises three distinct buildings that are connected below ground with an 8,000 square-foot gathering space. The post new video documents steven holl-designed trio of arts buildings at princeton university appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
combining classical and modern design, enso ango comprises five zen-inspired buildings that act functionally as one innovative hotel experience. The post japan’s first dispersed hotel maps five zen-inspired buildings across kyoto appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
In many parts of the world – particularly developing nations, where air conditioning isn't practical or affordable – people paint buildings' roofs white in order to reflect sunlight and thus keep those buildings cooler. It's an approach known as passive daytime radiative cooling, and a new paint-like polymer could make it more effective than ever... Continue Reading Polymer coating uses ti
as an official media partner, designboom teams up with archtober to preview some of the destinations that will open their doors to the public over the next month. The post archtober: 10 NYC buildings to explore during the month-long festival appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The latest video in our Dezeen x MINI Living series reveals a plan to recycle derelict homes, by demolishing them, combining the waste with mushroom mycelium and then using it to build new, biodegradable structures. Read more
MVRDV has completed a white and gold entertainment complex, The Imprint, next to South Korea's Incheon Airport, with facades that incorporate elements of nearby buildings. Read more
Greenery-covered high-rises, a high-end music school, a wooden boarding school, and a university that blends old with new all feature in this year's RIBA International Prize shortlist. The competition honors buildings from around the world that exemplify design excellence, display architectural ambition, and deliver meaningful social impact. Just one will be named the best later this year.
after 12 years of heritage conservation and revitalization, the former police compound has now has opened to the public. The post herzog & de meuron completes a pair of buildings as part of hong kong arts complex appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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