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Tropical Space and the Cuckoo House

20-05-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Tropical Space and the Cuckoo House

The Vietnamese architectural firm Tropical Space has designed The Cuckoo House in Da Nang, in Vietnam. A combination of a café on the ground floor and a family home on the upper floors, all created using natural materials, for a lively yet serene atmosphere.

ANARCHITECT’s Modernist hotel in Sri Lanka

05-05-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

ANARCHITECT’s Modernist hotel in Sri Lanka

Harding Boutique Hotel opened a few months ago in Ahangama, Sri Lanka. The project by British architect Jonathan Ashmore of ANARCHITECT is the result of close collaboration between the client and the architect, paying tribute to the Sri Lanka Tropical Modernism genre of architecture and its founder Geoffrey Bawa.

Interdisciplinary study for a low carbon emissions viewpoint

26-04-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Interdisciplinary study for a low carbon emissions viewpoint

An observation tower constructed by students and faculty from Virginia Tech in Radford, Virginia, USA combines advanced research in timber with innovative off-site assembly methods. The New River Train Observation Tower sets an example for the construction of low carbon emissions structures, and is the world’s first building to employ modular construction methods with HCLT timber.

RECENT PROJECTS

TEF Design’s Larkin Street Substation Expansion

22-04-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

TEF Design’s Larkin Street Substation Expansion

TEF Design of San Francisco has completed an interesting urban infrastructure project: a 12,200 square metre building which is America’s first net-zero energy (NZE) electrical substation. The expansion on the historic 1962 substation building not only meets the operator’s practical requirements but brings new value to the community around it.

Ethical living in Austin Maynard Architects’ Terrace House

15-04-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Ethical living in Austin Maynard Architects’ Terrace House

Terrace House in Melbourne is Austin Maynard Architect’s first multi-residential project as an architect and developer. The project adopts a revolutionary approach to housing offering quality apartments that are environmentally, socially and financially sustainable.

Îlot Balmoral, sustainable creative building in Montreal designed by Provencher_Roy

12-04-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Îlot Balmoral, sustainable creative building in Montreal designed by Provencher_Roy

The 13-storey Îlot Balmoral building, designed by the Canadian Provencher_Roy studio is one of the last developmental pieces for completing the Quartier des Spectacles in the centre of Montreal. The spectacular façade architecture aims to obtain the Gold LEED-NC Environmental Certification.

El Refugio, new housing model

04-04-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

El Refugio, new housing model

The álvaro sánchez de miguel architects studio has created El Refugio, a house near Salamanca, in Spain, that caters to a new generation of inhabitants. A home conceived to offer a refuge for people who come to live in the countryside, but who don't want to give up on a certain contemporary and urban feeling. Moreover, the evolved minimalism of the project limits the environmental impact of the architecture.

monovolume architecture + design, smart and sustainable living in Bolzano

24-03-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

monovolume architecture + design, smart and sustainable living in Bolzano

The monovolume architecture + design studio has designed a new residential complex in the Riel district, south of Bolzano. The project involves the construction of two new buildings and the revitalisation of an old barn, hence the name "Riel - il Fienile", for a total of 38 residential units certified according to the ClimateHouse Nature scheme.

Moxon, Brent Cross Town’s sustainable Visitor Pavilion

22-03-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Moxon, Brent Cross Town’s sustainable Visitor Pavilion

British architectural studio Moxon designed a Visitor Pavilion for the Brent Cross South urban regeneration project: the first building in a North London project to include 6,700 new homes plus offices and services. All with the goal of creating a new park town with “zero carbon” emissions.

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