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The Carmen Hotel by sanzpont, a project inspired by the coral in the Caribbean Sea

20-05-2020 - Sustainable Architecture

The Carmen Hotel by sanzpont, a project inspired by the coral in the Caribbean Sea

The coronavirus pandemic is impacting our day-to-day lives, but we can still dream about travelling. The Carmen Hotel by sanzpont arquitectura in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Yucatan state, Mexico is exotic, sustainable and state-of-the-art, and it’s all inspired by the coral reef in the Caribbean Sea.

Weinstein A+U and the new fire station 22 in Seattle

08-05-2020 - Sustainable Architecture

Weinstein A+U and the new fire station 22 in Seattle

The architects from Seattle-based studio, Weinstein A+U designed fire station 22 in their city. The building, on a small, narrow lot with drive-through access for the fire trucks, also achieved LEED Platinum certification.

Yongjiang Experimental School in Jiangbei District by DC Alliance

01-05-2020 - Sustainable Architecture

Yongjiang Experimental School in Jiangbei District by DC Alliance

The Chinese architecture firm DC Alliance has completed the Yongjiang Experimental School in Jiangbei District, Ningbo, arranging the architectural volumes around a large courtyard that serves as the core of the school activities, also intended as student interaction and the pleasure of spending time together.

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Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, Hillside Sanctuary, San Juan Islands

02-01-2020 - Sustainable Architecture

Hoedemaker Pfeiffer, Hillside Sanctuary, San Juan Islands

US multidisciplinary architecture and interiors studio Hoedemaker Pfeiffer has designed Hillside Sanctuary on the San Juan Islands, an archipelago in the U.S. state of Washington. A retreat to get back to nature in architecture that responds to the lay of the land and local materials.

Casa E in Minorca by Gabriel Montañés Arquitecto

26-12-2019 - Sustainable Architecture

Casa E in Minorca by Gabriel Montañés Arquitecto

Casa E by Gabriel Montañés Arquitecto is a streamlined, geometric house on the island of Minorca. The design approach favours a flexible use of the house that gently fits into the Mediterranean landscape.

Clayton & Little for an AIA Award-winning, sustainable farm structure

23-12-2019 - Sustainable Architecture

Clayton & Little for an AIA Award-winning, sustainable farm structure

The project by US firm, Clayton & Little for a small but elegant agricultural structure in California was recognised with a 2019 National Small Project Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The simple, off-the-grid structure features repurposed industrial commodity parts for its structural parts.

The circular economy in a sustainable installation by Josep Ferrando Architecture

17-12-2019 - Sustainable Architecture

The circular economy in a sustainable installation by Josep Ferrando Architecture

Circular economy and sustainability aren’t just buzzwords, they’re important issues that need to be addressed if we want to try and mitigate the climate crisis. The building industry has become increasingly aware of its impact, so for the Barcelona Building Construmat (BBConstrumat), Josep Ferrando Architecture developed a sustainable installation based on the criteria of the circular economy.

Sky Green, a green tower in Taichung, Taiwan by WOHA

12-12-2019 - Sustainable Architecture

Sky Green, a green tower in Taichung, Taiwan by WOHA

WOHA is an architecture studio known for its green buildings long before green became more than just a colour. Now the team has completed the first example of high-density, mixed-use sustainable architecture with landscaped facades for the developer Golden Jade with Feng Chia University in Taichung, Taiwan.

The winners of the 2019 World Habitat Awards

10-12-2019 - Sustainable Architecture

The winners of the 2019 World Habitat Awards

The World Habitat Awards - organised in partnership with UN-Habitat - recognise innovative, outstanding and sometimes revolutionary housing ideas, projects and programmes for the homeless and disadvantaged. For the first time, they will be presented as Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards this year. Altogether, there are nine winning projects and programmes.

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