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the new production facility for the electric car manufacturer features a curved black façade and light-filled interiors. The post snøhetta prioritizes energy-efficient solutions for polestar’s chengdu factory appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Just a few days after news of 3XN's river-like Delta Natural History Museum being commissioned in Shenzhen, Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has unveiled its own museum for the booming Chinese city. Named the Shenzhen Science and Technology Museum, the project will offer an easy to navigate interior and feature an energy-efficient design focused on keeping it cool during summer months.Continue Reading
Following its energy-positive Powerhouse Brattørkaia last year, Snøhetta has completed another remarkably sustainable office in Norway in the same vein. Named Powerhouse Telemark, the firm calculates the building will produce more energy than it will require over its entire lifespan, including the energy used in construction and even its eventual demolition in decades to come.Continue ReadingCate
watch the first test flight of a scale model of the flying-V airplane become a fact. The post KLM & TU delft’s energy-efficient flying-V aircraft model takes to the sky appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Construction work has begun on a new mixed-use office building by British firm Foster + Partners. Named Icône, the project will host flexible workspaces and feature sustainable design elements including significant greenery inside.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Building and Construction, Foster and Partners, Office, BREEAM
Morphosis offers an interesting take on an office building with its recently-unveiled Store Support Centre for sportswear brand Lululemon. Assuming it’s realized as planned, the Vancouver project will feature significant greenery and will be defined by its eye-catching energy-efficient facade.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Building and Construction, Office, Canada
French architectural firm FUGU, which specializes in creating unique Alpine structures, has revealed a series of geodesic cabins that are energy-efficient and designed for adventure lovers. The eco-lodges are modular in design, fully customizable, and suitable for even the harshest of climates; making them a good fit for alpine resorts, glamping sites, nature retreats or as private guest houses.C
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) has unveiled a new mixed-use skyscraper planned for Boston, Massachusetts. Named The Pinnacle, energy efficiency will be incorporated into the design and the building will mitigate shadow and glare for those nearby.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: LEED, kpf, Building and Construction, Skyscrapers
The LOHA-designed MLK1101 Supportive Housing in Los Angeles provides a safe and affordable home to homeless people and other vulnerable groups. It incorporates several energy-efficient elements, including a focus on natural lighting and ventilation. 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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