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The UK’s PLP Architects is focused on creating a greener future by collaborating with nature, developing a fungus-based modular block that is renewable and biodegradable, and has the potential to become a new building material with minimal environmental impact.Continue ReadingCategory: Materials, ScienceTags: Fungus, Building and Construction, Biodegradable, Climate Crisis
Architecture firm Make and interior design practice BAR Studio have converted Sydney's heritage-listed Department of Education building into the latest outpost from Capella Hotels. Read more
International auction house Sotheby's has announced its acquisition of the Whitney Museum of American Art's   Marcel Breuer-designed building on Madison Avenue in Manhattan. Read more
Architectural studio LOHA has transformed an agricultural building in California into the light-filled Sandi Simon Center for Dance with polycarbonate walls that evoke the "ephemeral nature of performance". Read more
British studio Haworth Tompkins and Swedish firm White Arkitekter have given the 19th-century Hippodromen theatre in Sweden a contemporary update that draws attention to its original circus design. Read more
originally an animal laboratories center built between 1971-1981, the building is now saved from a demolition plan set in 2020. The post berlin’s brutalist ‘mäusebunker’ building listed as a historical monument appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Imagine an army of drones flying around our cities, relentlessly focused on detecting building issues before they become serious and carrying out repairs autonomously. It sounds like science fiction but researchers aim to explore whether this could indeed be realized with a new experimental project named DroneHub.Continue ReadingCategory: Drones, TechnologyTags: Building and Construction, ETH Zur
Local studio Daniel Joseph Chenin has placed a sprawling stone residence around an 1850s fort-inspired rotunda outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. Read more
the surreal structures fuse monumental architecture with sustainable innovation to imagine the future of global cities. The post inflatable skyscrapers powered by renewable energy imagine ways for greener building appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Work was recently completed on what's being hailed as the largest mass timber building in Asia. Designed by Pritzker Prize winner Toyo Ito & Associates, the project features impressive green design, including solar panels that produce more electricity than it needs.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Building and Construction, Timber, sustainable design, Singapore, NTU 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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