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

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Ridge Oak Residence: rebirth of a mid-century modern residence in Austin

08-04-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

Ridge Oak Residence: rebirth of a mid-century modern residence in Austin

Architecture and interior design studio Clayton Korte, formerly Clayton Little, has renovated a home in mid-century modern style. The house in Austin, Texas designed by Howard R. Barr has now taken on a new look ready to respond to the challenges of contemporary living.

Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in Leiden by Neutelings Riedijk

01-04-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in Leiden by Neutelings Riedijk

Dutch architectural practice Neutelings Riedijk has renewed and expanded the Netherlands’ national biodiversity research institute in Leiden. The new design focuses on Naturalis Biodiversity Centre, a set of sustainable buildings, both existing and newly built, containing space for more than 200 researchers and an important collection of 42 million objects.

The Voxel, a prototype advanced ecological cabin

29-03-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

The Voxel, a prototype advanced ecological cabin

The Voxel is a prototype advanced ecological cabin built in Barcelona’s Collserola nature park using natural 0 km materials and innovative construction techniques. The project is a space for confinement, proposing an architectural solution to the COVID-19 pandemic while exploring the principles of the circular bioeconomy.

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SRG Partnership’s Knight Cancer Research Building is a LEED Platinum building

26-03-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

SRG Partnership’s Knight Cancer Research Building is a LEED Platinum building

The Knight Cancer Research Building (KCRB) at Portland’s Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is a facility for cancer research. The new building designed by SRG Partnership encourages interdisciplinary research and is LEED Platinum certified.

Alpex, how to convert an old building into a cultural centre

22-03-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

Alpex, how to convert an old building into a cultural centre

In Scionzier, in the Rhone-Alps region, Atelier Archiplein planned an extension to convert an old factory into a cultural centre. The project is part of a wider-ranging masterplan intended to renew and revitalise the city’s heart.

Skylab creates Outpost, a sustainable structure in Oregon

17-03-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

Skylab creates Outpost, a sustainable structure in Oregon

Outpost, by US architectural studio Skylab, is a hybrid structure for recreation and retail that also offers workspaces to foster and reinforce a sense of community in the town of Hood River, Oregon.

Circular economy and design: a pavilion by Various Associates

02-03-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

Circular economy and design: a pavilion by Various Associates

Chinese design firm Various Associates has been commissioned by the Shenzhen Institute of Interior Design to create the pavilion for the DESIGN IN BAY AREA exhibition. Various Associates made use of recycled materials, a modular construction method to reduce waste, and the circular economy in light of the temporary nature of the installation.

Sustainable architecture and film: Feldman Architecture’s Caterpillar House

25-02-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

Sustainable architecture and film: Feldman Architecture’s Caterpillar House

US studio Feldman Architecture’s Caterpillar House is the first LEED Platinum certified home on California’s Central Coast, and has risen to fame as the setting of the Netflix film Malcolm & Marie starring Zendaya and John David Washington.

Mori Hosseini Student Union by ikon5. architects

18-02-2021 - Sustainable Architecture

Mori Hosseini Student Union by ikon5. architects

Mori Hosseini Student Union at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, designed by ikon.5 architects, is inspired by the gracefulness of birds in flight, an expression of the university’s mission of teaching the science, practice and business of aviation and aerospace.

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