Tag Masterplan

Carlo Ratti Associati’s Hot Heart for the city of Helsinki

25-03-2021

Carlo Ratti Associati’s Hot Heart for the city of Helsinki

The international Helsinki Energy Challenge launched by the government of the city of Helsinki to reduce polluting emissions in cities is over. Helsinki is one of the world capitals most active in combatting climate change, aspiring to achieve zero CO2 emissions by 2030. The Hot Heart solution proposed by the transdisciplinary team led by Carlo Ratti Associati is one of four Challenge winners aiming to make the city carbon-neutral in the near future.

Powerhouse Company works in collaboration with SHoP Architects, Office Winhov, Mecanoo and Crimson on a new masterplan for Rijnhaven, Rotterdam

09-12-2020

Powerhouse Company works in collaboration with SHoP Architects, Office Winhov, Mecanoo and Crimson on a new masterplan for Rijnhaven, Rotterdam

Powerhouse Company, in collaboration with RED Company, presented the new masterplan for Rotterdam’s Rijnhaven, one of the oldest ports on the southern shore of the Nieuwe Maas. The project involves conversion of the Codrico factory, known for its industrial history and status as a landmark on the Rotterdam skyline, above all for the big cube on its roof that lights up bright green at night. Powerhouse Company’s masterplan celebrates the area’s industrial heritage while embracing the future with new buildings and better use of existing constructions. Major architectural studios such as Mecanoo, SHoP Architects, Office Winhov and Crimson Architectural Historians are involved in the design of the buildings in the masterplan.

3d printable buildings for living on the moon by BIG, ICON and SEArch+

27-11-2020

3d printable buildings for living on the moon by BIG, ICON and SEArch+

3D printing technology for architecture could make it possible to build a house on the moon

BIG’s BiodiverCity in Penang, Malaysia

25-09-2020

BIG’s BiodiverCity in Penang, Malaysia

A floating biocity designed for the state of Penang in Malaysia by BIG with Hijjas and Ramboll featuring sustainable energy consumption and construction materials

MVRDV’s vertiports for the city of the future

07-08-2020

MVRDV’s vertiports for the city of the future

Urban Air Mobility (UAM) could be the new frontier of urban mobility in the future, and vertiports are hubs permitting agile access to the city.

UNStudio’s geothermal cathedral for the Socio-Technical City of the future

19-06-2020

UNStudio’s geothermal cathedral for the Socio-Technical City of the future

A project for the future of the Hague combining sociological and technological requirements in an interesting and original blend.

UNStudio designs a sustainable masterplan for Gyeongdo Island, in South Korea

09-06-2020

UNStudio designs a sustainable masterplan for Gyeongdo Island, in South Korea

In South Korea, architecture firm UNStudio designed the masterplan for Gyeongdo Island. A sustainable masterplan for an island that is a popular holiday destination in South Korea and where nature plays a crucial role. The island’s natural environment is, indeed, its driving force. Architects working on the project envisaged protecting it through their masterplan while, at the same time, making it possible to enjoy the beneficial effects of nature, with buildings and public spaces that are in direct contact with the surrounding green landscapes.

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