Tag: architecture

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WonderFrame

In Bogotá, Colombia, students will soon be learning all about sustainability principles in their new academic building at Universidad EAN. The building will utilize the ‘WonderFrame’ shade system, created by ‘cradle to cradle’ designer William McDonough its founder! His modular…

BLOCK CABIN

Ofis Arhitekti has unveiled an elegant wooden retreat that’s stacked upwards towards the sky. The architects worked with C+C, C28 and AKT to create a beautiful structure made from modular blocks near Ljubljana’s landmark medieval fortress. Each building unit accommodates…

Timber Building Pioneer

Timber construction is back! Now, the Barangaroo-South area of Sydney is the new location for Australia’s largest all-timber building. Designed by Tzannes Architects, ‘International House’ is a seven-story wooden construction made almost entirely from engineered timber! Found in the historic…

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Turning Heads 360

Here’s a head-turner irresistible timber owl cabins! They’ve popped up in France as an option for summer camping in Bourdeaux (but once you see them is there any other option!). The designer Bruit du Frigo (partner of Zebra3/Buy-Sellf ) named…

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Google HQ/London

To use an English phrase, Google’s plans for their new London headquarters are well sweet! Way to go Thomas Heatherwick and Bjarke Ingels. They have turned a-million-square-foot of office space into an eleven-story ‘landscraper’ (similar in length to the Shard…

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Villa Ypsilon

Designed by LASSA Architects Villa Ypsilon is a near 500 squared metre home sitting within olive groves in Greece. Its flowing ‘green roof’ delineates three courtyards and shelters an eye-shaped pool and sun-deck. Additional facades trigger shadows at certain times…

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Upcycle To The Max

The Australian architecture firm Alexander Symes has choreographed used-materials into a wonderful new home. Using their “closed-loop zero-waste” concept they have managed to re-purpose materials to construct an amazing home. Their ‘upcycled’ house (a 1,100-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bath family home) is…

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Mirror Mirror!

This new B+P Architects project is an art annex in New Taipei City. The structure’s skin is clad in steel mirrors that allow it to seamlessly blend into its immediate environment. The name of the project is “Within The Reflection:…

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Micro Home

‘Pop-up’ housing always seems to be changing directions! Now, in a collaboration between TripAdvisor Rentals and Wayfair sees a green capsule being inserted into the ‘London Eye’ Ferris Wheel in the form of a micro-apartment. The interior of the apartment…

Ecocapsule

The Ecocapsule is a micro off-grid, transportable, living-quarter. If you’re the kind of person who likes to holiday on a remote mountaintop or jungle in eco-friendly fashion then this could be for you! The ecocapsule is surfing on the latest…