Tag: Green architecture

Ultra-Ruin \ Marco Casagrande

Ultra-Ruin \ Marco Casagrande

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• March 8, 2014 • Comments (0)

Ultra-Ruin is a wooden architectural organism that is growing from the ruins of an abandoned red brick farmhouse in the meeting place of terraced farms and jungle. The weak architecture follows the principles of Open Form and is improvised on the site based on instincts reacting on the presence of jungle, ruin and local knowledge. […]

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Bubbles \ Orproject

Bubbles \ Orproject

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• January 29, 2014 • Comments (0)

BUBBLES FOR THE CITY As a response to the bad air quality which is affecting many cities in Asia, Orproject proposes the construction of an enclosed park within the city. The park houses a botanical garden, the air inside the park is filtered, and temperature and humidity are controlled throughout the year. The buildings surrounding […]

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Competition winner: Dreamhouse by KAAN Architecten

Competition winner: Dreamhouse by KAAN Architecten

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• January 24, 2014 • Comments (0)

KAAN Architecten has won the Benelux Aluminium Award 2013 for Sustainable Renovation with the Dreamhouse. An independent jury composed by figures from the world of architecture, technology and media based in the Netherlands and in Belgium, among whom chairman prof. Jan Brouwer (architect, NL) and vice-chairman Thomas Dierickx (architect, BE) assigned the non-residential buildings category […]

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Heated conservatory at the Botanical Gardens \ formTL and C. F. Møller Architekten

Heated conservatory at the Botanical Gardens \ formTL and C. F. Møller Architekten

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• December 9, 2013 • Comments (1)

Designed by formTL and C. F. Møller Architekten, the new tropical conservatory at the Botanical Gardens in Aarhus is like a drop of dew in its green surroundings. Its transparent dome set on an oval base extends the existing greenhouse built in 1969. A special feature of this structure is that is allows for the […]

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BIG wins the competition to design Museum of the Human Body in Montpellier

BIG wins the competition to design Museum of the Human Body in Montpellier

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• November 21, 2013 • Comments (2)

BIG + A+Architecture + Egis + Base + L’Echo + Celsius Environnement + CCVH have been announced winner of the international design competition for the new Cité du Corps Humain (Museum of the Human Body) in Montpellier, France. The Museum of the Human Body, which will be part of the newly developed area Parc Marianne, […]

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Competition entry: Salford Meadows Bridge \ STANDARD

Competition entry: Salford Meadows Bridge \ STANDARD

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• October 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

STANDARD shared with us their design for the Salford Meadows Bridge Competition. The new Salford Meadows Bridge forms a landmark node near the Crescent / Oldfield Road intersection; it synthesizes the existing improvements and brings the meadow to the city. The bridge is a timber-clad pathway wrapped in a lattice shell tunnel that varies in […]

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Avis Magica - The Magic Bird  \ ARMARADA

Avis Magica – The Magic Bird \ ARMARADA

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• August 7, 2013 • Comments (1)

People are birds not seen, with wings raised within, knocking , floating, hovering, in cleaner air – which is the thought Nichita Stanescu, romanian writer The contest – The theme was based on the iconic landmarks of various cities: Paris – Eiffel Tower, Sydney – Sydney Opera House etc. Competitors had to design a specific […]

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Peter Ruge Architekten propose sustainable development for Green Health City in Hainan

Peter Ruge Architekten propose sustainable development for Green Health City in Hainan

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• June 6, 2013 • Comments (1)

Green Health City is an ecologically sustainable development designed to support and promote the condition of physical and emotional human health. Situated in China’s Hainan Province in Boao Lecheng on the Wanquan River, five island districts bring together world-class medical facilities, employ new strategies for green energy production and rethink transportation networking to achieve a […]

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l'Office 64 de l'Habitat \ Arotcharen Architectes

l’Office 64 de l’Habitat \ Arotcharen Architectes

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• April 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

The housing association, l‘Office 64 de l‘Habitat has built a new company headquarter in Bayonne in southern France. The fact that the building is an ecological example is proudly presented for visitors to see. Green architecture is not merely a theme or topic it is taken literally. Indeed, the slender block of office accommodation, clad […]

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Hidden House \ 123DV architecture

Hidden House \ 123DV architecture

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• March 25, 2013 • Comments (1)

123DV has recently designed the zero emission residential project. Ecological concept Generating its own energy The aim of the ecological concept is to achieve a zero emission house which can generate its own energy needs: It generates its own electricity from sun energy by the use of solar panels It collects earth heat or cold from […]

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