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Livegreenblog addresses issues relating to sustainable living, spanning architecture, ideas, initiatives, materials, workshops and exhibitions through to landscaping. As a daily source of inspiration based around creativity, it explores the green world by means of exclusive interviews with leading players in the sector and by live reporting of major architectural events. Because Livegreenblog isn't just a blog, it's an approach to the world of architecture that cuts across a multitude of disciplines.

Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, The Shop at the CAC in New Orleans

27-01-2020 - Sustainable Architecture

Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, The Shop at the CAC in New Orleans

The USA-based architecture firm, Eskew+Dumez+Ripple designed a really special co-working space in New Orleans, Louisiana. The project - called The Shop - occupies the third and fourth floors of the city’s historic Contemporary Arts Center (CAC), restructuring and repurposing it to revitalise the cultural institution.

TEA Community Center in Xiamen by Waterfrom Design

24-01-2020 - Sustainable Architecture

TEA Community Center in Xiamen by Waterfrom Design

The sales office for a new residential complex in Xiamen, China by Chinese architecture firm Waterfrom Design is designed as a connection with its environment, a promise of the emotions and sensations that occupants can expect from their new homes.

Jacques Toussaint in Riola in the church designed by Alvar Aalto

23-01-2020 - News

Jacques Toussaint in Riola in the church designed by Alvar Aalto

The French artist Jacques Toussaint has created a new site-specific work from his "L'Esprit des Lieux" series for the church of Santa Maria Assunta in Riola di Vergato (1976-1978), designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto and constructed after a long labour of love.

RECENT PROJECTS

The Architecture Drawing Prize exhibition

22-01-2020 - Events

The Architecture Drawing Prize exhibition

The Architectural Drawing Prize, conceived to celebrate and showcase the significance of drawing as a tool in capturing and communicating architectural ideas returns to Sir John Soane’s Museum for its third year, displaying the winning and commended entries awarded at the 2019 World Architecture Festival (WAF).

LEVENSLICHT, an installation by Studio Roosegaarde to commemorate Shoah

21-01-2020 - Events

LEVENSLICHT, an installation by Studio Roosegaarde to commemorate Shoah

To mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of German Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz, the international symbol of the Holocaust - or Shoah - a national artwork has been specially created for the occasion in the Netherlands: Levenslicht, by the artist Daan Roosegaarde.

Drummondville Public Library by Chevalier Morales

20-01-2020 - News

Drummondville Public Library by Chevalier Morales

Originating from an architectural competition won by architecture firm Chevalier Morales with DMA architects, the Drummondville Library in Canada is a dynamic new space in the city centre, closely interacting with the context, the skating rink in particular.

Sacred Space Tucume, Peru

17-01-2020 - Sustainable Architecture

Sacred Space Tucume, Peru

As part of a workshop with students from Escuela Profesional de Arquitectura (USMP) Filial Norte and the Museum of the Tucume archaeological site, Norwegian architect Hans-Petter Bjørnådal and Ruth Elisabet Gomez Pastor crafted an eco-friendly temple in harmony with traditions and nature.

Xavier Portela, Kobe

16-01-2020 - Landscaping

Xavier Portela, Kobe

Xavier Portela, the photographer known for his brightly-coloured images of urban nights in cities like Tokyo, New York and Bangkok is back, this time in Kobe, Japan. A city that inspired him to use warmer hues in his postproduction work for a visual narrative that captures the city’s atmosphere.

The third Madrid Design Festival, Redesigning the World

15-01-2020 - Events

The third Madrid Design Festival, Redesigning the World

The title of the third Madrid Design Festival, which will run throughout all of February, is “Redesigning the World”. The festival features leading lights in the world of Spanish and international design alongside emerging talents, to address some of the most pressing issues facing society in the near future.

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