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Sustainable design and solutions focusing on the environment, architecture with a “green” heart.

Curated by Christiane Burklein

Gare Maritime by Neutelings Riedijk Architects, a sustainable conversion

18-01-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

Gare Maritime by Neutelings Riedijk Architects, a sustainable conversion

More than merely the largest cross-laminated timber structure in Europe, the Gare Maritime on the Tour & Taxis site in Brussels is a sustainable project by Neutelings Riedijk Architects in collaboration with Bureau Bouwtechniek to convert what was once Europe’s largest freight station into a new district of the city.

Greening the City, exhibition at the DAM in Frankfurt

13-01-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

Greening the City, exhibition at the DAM in Frankfurt

It is evident that green plays a vital role in architecture, and we are all familiar with iconic examples of landmarks adorned with greenery. But it’s time to up the ante and think on a larger scale to make our cities greener in general. The DAM exhibition called Greening the City opens at the end of the month, and there is still time to submit green projects to be included on an interactive map.

Kasvattamo, locally grown produce as interpreted by ROOH Studio

11-01-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

Kasvattamo, locally grown produce as interpreted by ROOH Studio

The young architects from the Indo-European collective ROOH designed Kasvattao, a temporary installation in one of the Helsinki City Museum’s courtyards, engaging the people of Helsinki and especially the youth to raise their awareness of the concepts of urban farming.

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Nature Discovery Park by LAAB Architects in Hong Kong

04-01-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

Nature Discovery Park by LAAB Architects in Hong Kong

A park that fosters the discovery of nature in one of the world’s most densely populated cities. This is Nature Discovery Park by LAAB Architects in Hong Kong, complete with greenhouse and urban farm on the K11 MUSEA cultural and retail centre roof.

The Best of Livegreenblog Sustainable Architecture 2020

31-12-2020 - Sustainable Architecture

The Best of Livegreenblog Sustainable Architecture 2020

We saw many cases of sustainable architecture in 2020, including offices, libraries, houses, pavilions and schools. Whether they adopt new technologies or opt for traditional solutions, the results are always aesthetically pleasing, and it all keeps down the impact of the building industry on our planet.

The Best of Livegreenblog 2020: Restoration and conversion

30-12-2020 - Sustainable Architecture

The Best of Livegreenblog 2020: Restoration and conversion

Restoring existing buildings as a sustainable modus operandi occupies a lot of our reportage. With the end of the year upon us, we’ve decided to take a look at our fave restoration and conversion projects that we presented in 2020.

From shoe factory to sustainable, mixed-use building

21-12-2020 - Sustainable Architecture

From shoe factory to sustainable, mixed-use building

Batawa is a small town in Ontario, Canada that gravitated around the large Bata shoe factory. It’s now going through a sustainable and social conversion, once again at the request of the entrepreneurs. The renovated factory has been born again as a mixed-use residential, commercial and community building designed by Quadrangle and Dubbeldam Architecture + Design.

Power Plant Forest, planting forests to fight pollution

16-12-2020 - Sustainable Architecture

Power Plant Forest, planting forests to fight pollution

The Power Plant Forest initiative in the city of Jounieh, 20 km north of Beirut in Lebanon, driven by the architecture firm theOtherDada, aims to fight the air pollution in the area around the Zouk Mosbeh power plant. The people involved are doing this by planting a forest on a highly visible site as a sign of change.

Qvillestaden by Bornstein Lyckefors, sustainable housing in wood

07-12-2020 - Sustainable Architecture

Qvillestaden by Bornstein Lyckefors, sustainable housing in wood

The new housing project designed by Swedish firm, Bornstein Lyckefors, stands in the centre of Gothenburg. The architecture is inspired by the neighbourhood’s working-class background, which the designers combined with a contemporary twist, resulting in an eye-catching building with sustainability certification.

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