Materials Green Architecture
Innovative, sustainable materials and ideas that make a difference in architecture.
Curated by Christiane Burklein
14-01-2021 - Materials
The Imperial Kiln Museum, designed by Studio Zhu-Pei is located in Jingdezhen, renowned for its Chinese porcelain, stands out for its handmade brick vaults. The architecture is reminiscent of the shape of the kilns and even incorporates archaeological relics in the museum project.
07-01-2021 - Materials
Catalan architecture firm Josep Ferrando has realized the new Sáenz Valiente building for the Torcuato Di Tella University in Buenos Aires, Argentina. With its very clean lines, this mixed-use building won in two categories of the international FAD 2020 awards, one of the most important recognitions for architecture on the Iberian Peninsula. It was also certified with LEED Gold green building rating.
28-12-2020 - Materials
US architecture firm Wittman Estes has designed a small studio and courtyard behind a house that was built in the 1940s. An elegant, and at the same time sustainable response that provides a design solution on a human scale without losing sight of the pressing urgency to densify the urban fabric.