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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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IAAC’s Solar Greenhouse produces both food and energy

10-03-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

IAAC’s Solar Greenhouse produces both food and energy

IAAC, the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, has built an advanced ecological prototype of a Solar Greenhouse made using natural zero-kilometre materials and digital construction techniques in the Natural Park of Collserola, producing food and energy in cities.

East India Hotels Corporate Headquarters by Architecture Discipline

09-03-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

East India Hotels Corporate Headquarters by Architecture Discipline

Architecture Discipline, a multidisciplinary architecture firm based in New Delhi, India, has designed the project for the East India Hotels Corporate Headquarters in Gurugram, in India's Haryana state. The offices, designed to maximise flexibility and well-being within the new Oberoi Office Tower, are LEED Platinum certified.

Edwin M. Lee Apartments, affordable living in San Francisco

01-03-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Edwin M. Lee Apartments, affordable living in San Francisco

The Edwin M. Lee Apartments are the first building in San Francisco to combine supportive housing for both homeless veterans and low-income families. The collaboration between Eddy Maytum Stacy Architects, Saida + Sullivan Design Partners, Swords to Plowshares and the Chinatown Community Development Centre in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighbourhood is a prime example of social and environmental sustainability.

Sustainable office building designed by Hacker Architects

17-02-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Sustainable office building designed by Hacker Architects

First Tech Federal Credit Union's new corporate office building in Hillsboro, Oregon, designed by Hacker Architects, blurs the line between inside and outside and connects people with nature. As one of the largest examples of a CLT construction in the United States, the building is LEED Gold certified, as well as compliant with the 2030 Challenge standard.

Civic Park in Eugene, Oregon designed by Skylab with Robertson Sherwood Architects

07-02-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Civic Park in Eugene, Oregon designed by Skylab with Robertson Sherwood Architects

The Civic Park in Eugene, Oregon, designed by Skylab in collaboration with Robertson Sherwood Architects, is the new sports and community hub that replaces the Eugene Civic Stadium, destroyed in a fire a few years back. The complex will also house the first facilities for the non-profit KidSports after-school organisation.

Zuiderzicht, a sustainable tower designed by KCAP and evr-architecten in Antwerp

01-02-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Zuiderzicht, a sustainable tower designed by KCAP and evr-architecten in Antwerp

KCAP, in collaboration with the evr-architecten studio, have completed Zuiderzicht, an 80-metre-tall residential tower in Antwerp, Belgium. The tower is one of the new buildings in the Antwerp Nieuw Zuid district along the Scheldt river and stands out for its iconic double façade and close dialogue with the surrounding environment.

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