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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.

The sixth edition of Passages Insolites in Quebec

23-08-2019 - Landscaping

The sixth edition of Passages Insolites in Quebec

Passages Insolites is a 4 km public art circuit in the historic Petit Champlain and Saint-Roch districts of Quebec, Canada. This is the sixth edition of the event that brings together 14 artworks crafted by 40 local and international artists and architecture collectives whose work plays on the idea of “unusual passages”.

Restoration of the Tomáš Baťa Memorial in Zlín

22-08-2019 - News

Restoration of the Tomáš Baťa Memorial in Zlín

The Czech firm TRANSAT architekti is behind the reclamation and restoration of a 1933 constructivist building in Zlín, designed by the architect František Lýdie Gahura in honour of Tomáš Baťa. Tomáš Baťa was the founder of the Bata shoe company, an illuminated businessman who also focused on the social and architecture areas, a bit like Adriano Olivetti in Italy.

Graham Baba Architects and Deep Dive, a bar in Seattle

21-08-2019 - Design

Graham Baba Architects and Deep Dive, a bar in Seattle

The conceptual design for Chef Renee Erickson’s newest bar, Deep Dive, in Seattle is by US firm Graham Baba Architects. It is located in a conspicuous spot between and below the Amazon Spheres and is loosely inspired by the prohibition-era speakeasy.

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The Spheres, Amazon Headquarters in Seattle

20-08-2019 - Sustainable Architecture

The Spheres, Amazon Headquarters in Seattle

The Spheres designed by NBBJ is landmark architecture inspired by nature and forms part of the Amazon headquarters in Seattle, USA. Unlike classic offices, employees here can work and engage directly with nature at the same time thanks to more than 40,000 plants.

A house by Josep Ferrando Architects in Sant Cugat

19-08-2019 - Materials

A house by Josep Ferrando Architects in Sant Cugat

The Catalan architect Josep Ferrando resolves the complex urban conditions of the context and location of the house with a project by crafting a brand new house in between two party walls of different heights.

ArkDes Stockholm, an exhibition on videogames

16-08-2019 - Events

ArkDes Stockholm, an exhibition on videogames

ArkDes, the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design in Stockholm is hosting an exhibition called Yarny, Medusa och en elefant: The Craft of Swedish Game Design. An exhibition that explores the complex, collaborative creativity that is required to design videogames and their alternative worlds.

A new convention centre at the Zhejiang Geospatial Information Industrial Park, Deqing

15-08-2019 - News

A new convention centre at the Zhejiang Geospatial Information Industrial Park, Deqing

The Architectural Design and Research Institute of Zhejiang University (UAD), China, directed by the architects Zhenling Wu and Bing Chen, designed the permanent site for the United Nations Geospatial Information Management Forum in Deqing County, as part of the Geospatial Information Industrial Park.

A refurbishment in SW Portland by Tyler Engle Architects

14-08-2019 - Materials

A refurbishment in SW Portland by Tyler Engle Architects

Tyler Engle Architects are behind a refurbishment and complete makeover of an old 1950s building in Southwest Portland, Oregon. A well thought-out intervention that has breathed new life and light into the home.

2019 Festival des Architectures Vives (FAV) - Beauty

13-08-2019 - Landscaping

2019 Festival des Architectures Vives (FAV) - Beauty

The Festival des Architectures Vives has been setting alight Montpellier, France every summer since 2006. For the 14th time, this event has invited visitors to step into the city’s massive architectural heritage because many usually inaccessible private palazzos and courtyards open their doors to the public during FAV.

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