An ecological sustainable design (ESD) study of over 11,000 m² mixed-used building situated in the Ravel sub-area of the Zuidas in Amsterdam, Netherlands, carried out by Dutch architect Architectenbureau Paul de Ruiter and commissioned by the Government Buildings Agency. The sustainability strategies achieved by adopting green house principle, building’s orientation, functional organization, re-use of rainwater […]
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Singaporean architect firm Wallflower Architecture + Design recently has completed a multi-courtyard house located at Six Ramsgate Road, Singapore. Due to its deep site, two big courtyards have been inserted in between the major spaces. A strong axis leads from the entrance foyer, swimming pool, formal living area, internal garden court and formal dining areas, […]
A-House is a single-family house located on a mews lane, in a Victorian suburb of Dublin, designed by Ireland based FKL architects. The house is an exploration of diagonal space within an orthogonal form and the possibilities of integrating environmental concerns at a fundamental level.
Spanish architect Herreros has been awarded First Prize of the competition for the Munch Area in Oslo, Norway. The design was inspired by Edvard Munch’s statement I am more interested in the line, its rise and fall, than in color. + Text below provided by architect, Herreros Arquitectos introduction DIAGNOSIS AND POSSIBILITIES The competition for […]
A green designer Johan Berhin who designs with a vision – “work with nature and not against it.” The Eco series design by Berlin studios are locally resourced and produced in the south of Sweden. Berhin Studios has launched Green Furniture Award in 2008 as hoping to push the limit in making environmental product. ‘One […]
Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, designed by Gareth Hoskins Architects, is a result of wining competition which was held by the National Trust for Scotland in 2004. This project is to memorize the last land battle within the UK where King George II’s troops defeated Bonnie Prince Charlie and his Jacobite supporters in 1746. The landscape-hugging […]
Architects Michelle and Richard Black recently designed an ingenious, adaptable artist’s shed for a Melbourne-based potter that doesn’t really look like a shed at all. Functional design, sustainability and quality materials have now become crucial components.
What?! How can people swim above the New York city? No, New York city is not underwater, but Ogilvy & Mather Mumbai ad agency has designed an incredible ad for HSBC to raise the awareness of the dangers of global warming. The effect is achieved by pasting the huge aerial cityscape poster to the pool […]