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Peris+Toral Arquitectes, beautiful and affordable housing

11-11-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Peris+Toral Arquitectes, beautiful and affordable housing

The Peris+Toral Arquitectes studio has created a five-storey building with 54 social housing units in Barcelona, in the Bon Pastor district. An architecture that offers housing that is not only affordable, but also beautiful and sustainable. In fact, the project was shortlisted for the FAD Award for Architecture 2022 and received a special mention in the HISPALYT Architecture Awards 2022.

Daan Roosegaarde’s SPARK wins the 2022 Dutch Creativity Awards

03-11-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Daan Roosegaarde’s SPARK wins the 2022 Dutch Creativity Awards

Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde’s Studio Roosegarde and Media.Monks have won the prestigious 2022 Dutch Creativity Awards for SPARK: a poetic performance in which thousands of biodegradable sparks of light float organically in the air. The artist drew his inspiration from the magical light of fireflies in this new version of the ritual of fireworks.

MVRDV transforms a shopping centre in Lyon

26-10-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

MVRDV transforms a shopping centre in Lyon

What to do with an old shopping centre from the ’70s such as La Part-Dieu, right in the centre of Lyon, France? - Call Dutch studio MVRRDV and ask them to transform it in a way that not only sustainably reuses a lot of the materials from the existing building, but reorganises and expands its internal programmes, making an urban dinosaur into an attractive location for the citizenry and revitalising its surroundings.

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Skylab's Serena Williams Building is LEED Platinum certified

27-07-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Skylab's Serena Williams Building is LEED Platinum certified

The new Serena Williams Building by the Skylab architecture firm at Nike World headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon is the largest structure on the Nike campus, covering over 93,000 square metres. It is a perfect example of sustainable design, which has allowed the new architecture to obtain the LEED Platinum certificate.

Shiyuan, a Hutong in Beijing built sustainably

13-07-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Shiyuan, a Hutong in Beijing built sustainably

Chinese architect Haipeng Ren from the Days in YARD studio, has designed the recovery of a Hutong, a traditional courtyard house in Beijing. The intervention starts from attention to the urban context and strives for coexistence between traditional Chinese construction and contemporary life and technology. The result won the Active Excellent Award, an important recognition of the effective sustainability of architecture.

Happy House combines sustainability and respect for the environment

12-07-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Happy House combines sustainability and respect for the environment

The SALA FERUSIC Architects studio founded by Relja Ferusic Manusev and Carles Sala Roig have designed the Happy House project in Begur, on the Costa Brava in Spain. The private residence, which sits on a slope, is distinguished by its sustainability and respect for the surrounding environment, from its integration into the terrain and the landscape to its energy efficiency and low carbon footprint.

A pavilion with a focus on the circular economy by Henning Larsen

23-06-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

A pavilion with a focus on the circular economy by Henning Larsen

Created for the 3daysofdesign event in Copenhagen, the Fritz Hansen pavilion designed by Henning Larsen prides itself on a through and through sustainable design. Located in the garden of the Designmuseum Danmark, Grønnegården, the pavilion impresses with its focus on natural light and materials that allow it to be fully disassembled and make it circular economy-friendly.

Shree Town, new sustainable housing by Sanjay Puri Architects

14-06-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Shree Town, new sustainable housing by Sanjay Puri Architects

The Sanjay Puri Architects studio based in India continues its projects in Raipur. Here, a new residential area is coming to life, located 3 km from the nearest town. The complex built by the architects is self-sufficient and is based on the principles of the traditional courtyard house architecture, in response to the scorching climate characterising the area.

Sanjay Puri, sustainable offices on the traditional home model

24-05-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Sanjay Puri, sustainable offices on the traditional home model

The Indian architecture firm Sanjay Puri has created a new office building in Raipur, India, based on the traditional Indian courtyard house. Using this model has resulted in a contemporary-looking architecture with a sustainable core.

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