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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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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.

Sanjay Puri Architects’s Studios 90: simplicity and efficiency

21-03-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Sanjay Puri Architects’s Studios 90: simplicity and efficiency

Sanjay Puri Architects of India has built a construction including studio apartments, a hostel and a guesthouse for workers in a new cement plant, who can find the type of accommodations they need here. Studios 90 responds to the region’s hot climate with passive architectural solutions guaranteeing users’ wellbeing while minimising environmental impact.

Central Park, GROUP A’s sustainable tower in Utrecht

16-03-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Central Park, GROUP A’s sustainable tower in Utrecht

Dutch architectural practice GROUP A has built a new tower near the railway station of Utrecht, in the Netherlands. The 90-metre-tall building is named after the park inside it, a true green oasis for users, all in compliance with the highest standards of sustainability to achieve BREEAM Excellent certification.

Hacker’s Ledding Library in Milwaukie

11-03-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Hacker’s Ledding Library in Milwaukie

The perfect combination of nature and culture: the new Ledding Library on the outskirts of the town of Milwaukie, Oregon, located between natural wetlands, a city park and the town hall, is a sustainable construction that meets the requirements of the 2030 Challenge and follows the site’s topography to blend into its surroundings.

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