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On the outskirts of Dubai, a shimmering metropolis built on buried oil, lies a small but similarly suave community looking at a new way of doing things. It is no small irony that the world's most brazen exemplar of fossil-fueled excess is also home to a cutting-edge example of more thoughtful modern living. But the carefully planned Dubai Sustainable City is a reminder that between the tow
Mecanoo, the Dutch architecture firm behind the world's largest performing arts center and the award-winning Library of Birmingham, has added the finishing touches to a stunning new home in Lechlade, UK. As the name might suggest, the Glass Villa on the lake is big on transparency, with its walls largely consisting of panes of glass designed to leave residents with the impression of floati
Following years of research and development, an accidental fire and rebuild, and around a month spent in the Dubai desert, Virginia Tech students have triumphed to win the 2018 Solar Decathlon Middle East with the FutureHaus. The prefabricated modular home runs from solar power and was assembled in less than two days. .. Continue Reading Sustainable and modular FutureHaus wins 2018 Sola
dubbed brick by brick, the project blends tradition with contemporary standards to promote small yet effective innovations. The post studio TOTALE builds a sustainable medical center in tanzania appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the proposal envisages the redevelopment of this site as a model of urban renewal in the 21st century. The post tony owen partners imagines sydney’s flemington district as sustainable city of the future appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Chairs made from seaweed and recycled tea lights are among those crowned winners of the first ever competition dedicated to sustainable Nordic chair design. Read more
Following an international architecture competition hosted by Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), LBR&A Architectos' Torre Reforma has been declared the winner of the International Highrise Award. Chosen from over 1,000 towers built in the past two years, the Mexico City office building was hailed for its innovative earthquake-resistant design. .. Continue Reading Sustainable earthquake
There is a wide range of eco-friendly materials that can be used in design, according to Seetal Solanki, founder of research studio Matter. She picks out five of the most innovative examples. Read more
Following an architecture competition, Vincent Callebaut has won the commission to handle the green makeover of a large old post office in Luxembourg City. Assuming it goes ahead, the project will involve renovating the building, as well as adding an eye-catching glazed dome and significant sustainable technology. .. Continue Reading Vincent Callebaut plans sustainable makeover for centur
the prototype studies how mass timber products can be used to create modern buildings, demonstrating its value against conventional materials such as concrete. The post MIT workshop develops sustainable, mass timber prototype modelled after longhouse structures appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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