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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.

Curated by Christiane Burklein

FRIEND, an inflatable sculpture by Simon Hjermind Jensen

30-07-2021 - News

FRIEND, an inflatable sculpture by Simon Hjermind Jensen

Danish architect Simon Hjermind Jensen created "Friend", an inflatable sculpture 6 metres tall, for Bloom, a festival in Copenhagen encouraging reflection on nature, science and ourselves. The organic shapes of Hjiermind Jensen’s sculpture are inspired by observation of the trees.

A green lung: Sasaki’s Jiading Park

29-07-2021 - Landscaping

A green lung: Sasaki’s Jiading Park

Sasaki landscape architects’ Jiading Park is a 70 hectare park in a central location, created through new development of 17 square kilometres on the edge of Shanghai: an award-winning project that improves the quality of the environment and therefore its inhabitants’ well-being.

Visual Display represents the imagery of beauty

28-07-2021 - Design

Visual Display represents the imagery of beauty

Giorgio di Bernardi’s creative design studio Visual Display specialises in branding and interior design for corporate and individual clients. The studio designed the new headquarters and showroom of Germaine de Capuccini, a brand concerned with beauty and wellness, with a subtle spatial and visual representation.

RECENT PROJECTS

American Framing, the US Pavilion at the 17th Architecture Biennale

27-07-2021 - Events

American Framing, the US Pavilion at the 17th Architecture Biennale

The United States Pavilion in the 17th International Architecture Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia presents American Framing, a study of the ubiquity and aesthetic power of timber constructions in American architecture. Installations, models and photographs explore the architecture that has given shape to the United States of America.

A beautiful and economical house in Japan

26-07-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

A beautiful and economical house in Japan

Japanese architect Yasuyuki Kitamura’s House in Minohshinmachi offers tangible proof that a house can be made beautiful and interesting even on a low budget, in a project that stands out for its formal beauty and ability to interact with its natural surroundings.

Floating Realities, a spa in Geneva designed by BUREAU

23-07-2021 - Design

Floating Realities, a spa in Geneva designed by BUREAU

Architectural practice BUREAU renewed a spa in Geneva. The studio approached the idea of psychological and physical wellness on the basis of the experience of floating in water, in a state of fluid suspension. To make the most of the relaxing experience of the spa, the architects have designed a world dominated by pastel colours.

100architects realizza The Nest a Chengdu

22-07-2021 - Landscaping

100architects realizza The Nest a Chengdu

Gli architetti dello studio internazionale 100architects hanno realizzato un nuovo parco giochi urbano. È The Nest, un esempio di design accattivante e stimolante per migliorare l’interazione tra le persone e per abbellire il contesto pubblico metropolitano, in questo caso nella città di Chengdu.

In our Home: the Albanian Pavilion at the 17th Architecture Biennale

21-07-2021 - Events

In our Home: the Albanian Pavilion at the 17th Architecture Biennale

The Albanian Pavilion at the 17th Architecture Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia offers an intriguing response to the question “How will we live together?” With our neighbours, of course! And so the team of curators looks at relationships among neighbours, which can profoundly affect our quality of life, in their pavilion.

Sir John Monash Centre: The architecture of memory

20-07-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

Sir John Monash Centre: The architecture of memory

Sir John Monash Centre, a museum and interpretation centre in France in memory of the contribution made by Australian soldiers in Europe during the First World War, is a project by Cox Architecture with Williams, Abrahams and Lampros which won a prize in the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2021 International Chapter Awards.

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