Tag: architect

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PARIS BIO-SKYSCAPER

The architectural office ‘Maison Edouard François’ have designed an incredible Parisian sustainable tower better known as the M6B2 Tower of Biodiversity! The entire structure has been designed to spread seeds over the city. In their design, Maison Edouard François took…

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DRAWING | BUILDINGS

A group of students at the University of Tokyo have created a ’3D printing pen’ and have begun to develop complex structures out of plastic sticks. The drawings/structures are formed via thermoplastic filament. The strings bond with acrylic rods, creating forms…

Hadid Dune

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) have produced 7,000m2 of sophisticated, high-performing architecture in Sharjah, UAE. Shaped like a field of sand dunes, this building will become the Bee’ah headquarters for the Middle East. It will be home to their administrative and…

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Designs on Climate Change

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, coastlines everywhere are still rising. Melting polar ice-caps continue to bring elevated water levels and along with it a future where more and more cities are expected to be submerged. Architects, urban planners and designers…

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Solar-powered Safari Lodge

If one could get to the Okavango Delta to check out the rich wildlife, one might think of staying at Sandibe Okavango. This sustainable lodge in the safari of Botswana has developed an almost negligible environmental footprint. Its designers Michaelis…

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Leaf3: Thermos House

If you have strong energy concerns and are looking for a house that could shield you from just about the most toughest of cold climates, then look no further. Leaf3 raises the bar for tiny housing through its technical prowess…

Vertical Water + Greenery by AmphibianArc

The ‘Hanhaidongfeng town center’ by AmphibianArc in Northwest Zhengzhou is an innovative interpretation of a shopping mall. With 350,000 sq.M of commercial space, this building covers nine levels of retail and family entertainment, has an elevated fountain plaza, an indoor…

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CBD SKY FARM

Brooklyn-based design ‘studio aprilli’ has developed an architectural vision for a vertical farm to be built adjacent to the Cheonggyecheon stream in downtown Seoul, Korea. The vertical farm is located near the central business district (CBD), supporting local food production…

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Energy Olympics

The amazing waterfall pictured below might become a renewable energy source for the 2016 Olympic Games and a must-see tourist attraction. This ‘Solar City Tower’ as it is known is set to generate electricity for the Brazil Olympics! It completely…