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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

Biennale di Venezia, the German Pavilion looks back from the future

14-05-2021 - News

Biennale di Venezia, the German Pavilion looks back from the future

2038 is the name of the German Pavilion in the 17th International Architecture Exhibition at Biennale di Venezia. A look back from the future, which the curators envision as a world where many of today’s problems have been overcome. Digital technology will make it possible to visit the pavilion from anywhere in the world.

Green Pea in Turin, for all-round sustainability

13-05-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

Green Pea in Turin, for all-round sustainability

Turin’s Green Pea building by ACC Naturale Architettura Cristiana Catino and Negozio Blu Architetti (Ambrosini, Gatti, Grometto), who designed the first Eataly, is a symbolic building and the last piece fitting into the puzzle of redevelopment of the Carpano Lingotto former industrial zone as part of the initiative for regeneration of the southern part of the city of Turin.

PLATFORM AUSTRIA, Austria at the 2021 Biennale Architettura

12-05-2021 - Events

PLATFORM AUSTRIA, Austria at the 2021 Biennale Architettura

PLATFORM AUSTRIA is the name of Austria’s contribution to the 17th International Architecture Exhibition at Biennale di Venezia. In response to the growing influence of the digital world on our real lives and the way we live, the Austrian pavilion will be a platform for debate about how we imagine architecture and above all urban planning in the future.

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New Standards, Finland at the 17th Architecture Biennale

11-05-2021 - News

New Standards, Finland at the 17th Architecture Biennale

The Finnish Pavilion responds to the theme of the 17th Architecture Exhibition at Biennale di Venezia, “How will we live together”, with an exhibition entitled New Standards featuring the example of the Puutalo Oy consortium, which developed a prefabricated timber housing system as a response to the Karelian refugee crisis of the 1940s.

Marina Vella’s Casa Traversa: an extension of the landscape

10-05-2021 - Materials

Marina Vella’s Casa Traversa: an extension of the landscape

Peruvian architect Marina Vella has built a house in San Luis Potosi, Mexico that is inspired by intense dialogue with the landscape and appears to be a natural extension of it. The construction in contemporary style uses local vernacular building techniques and materials appropriate for the climate.

The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design by Lord Aeck Sargent with The Miller Hull Partnership

07-05-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design by Lord Aeck Sargent with The Miller Hull Partnership

The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta - designed by US firm Lord Aeck Sargent in collaboration with The Miller Hull Partnership - has won one of the AIA COTE® Top Ten Awards. These constitute the industry’s best-known awards programme for excellence in sustainable design and are presented by the AIA which, for the past 25 years, has celebrated ten of the most innovative and outstanding projects in the field of design and sustainability.

monovolume architecture+design’s P2 House as an integral part of the landscape

06-05-2021 - Materials

monovolume architecture+design’s P2 House as an integral part of the landscape

Bolzano studio monovolume architecture+design built the P2 House in Appiano, Alto Adige, a new multigenerational construction that fits into the local landscape with delicacy, becoming an integral part of it. The choice of materials underlines this intimate bond between architecture and landscape.

New hotel in Taipei designed by Cheng Chung Design CCD

05-05-2021 - Design

New hotel in Taipei designed by Cheng Chung Design CCD

Cheng Chung’s studio CCD designed the Hotel Resonance Taipei, the first Hilton Tapestry Collection hotel in the Asia-Pacific region. Located in the Happy Village in Taipei’s Zhongzheng district, the hotel combines the brand’s international character with the unique atmosphere and memories of the city.

Radical Curiosity. In the Orbit of Buckminster Fuller: an exhibition

04-05-2021 - Design

Radical Curiosity. In the Orbit of Buckminster Fuller: an exhibition

Radical Curiosity. In the Orbit of Buckminster Fuller: an exhibition

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