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SWEDEN ENERGY LANDMARK

Juvelen is the most sustainable office building in the Nordic region. It is the brain-child of Skanska and Utopia Arkitekter. General view of the building from the south. Juvelen is going to be the most sustainable office building in the…

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3D-Printed Skyscraper from Sand

The featured tower has been thought up by a Chinese design team. They have envisaged a cluster of solar-powered 3D-printed towers made of sand. Babel Towers are a series of ecological structures designed by Qiu Song, Kang Pengfei, Bai Ying,…

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Waternet

Amsterdam! On the banks of the River Amstel sits the Waternet Head Office. Its designers ‘Architectuurstudio Herman Hertzberger’ have designed this curious looking building to provide 100% of the Dutch capital’s water needs. Waternet is the only institution in the…

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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Sun-powered Woven Refugee Tents

The award-winning architect and designer Abeer Seikaly has developed a practical and elegant solution for mobile shelters in disaster zones. His ‘Weaving a Home Project’ has managed to integrate vital elements such as solar-power generation, water collection and solar water-heating….

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Dragonfly

Belgian firm Vincent Callebaut Architectures have designed a vertical farm based on the wings of a dragonfly. Located along the East river at the South edge of Roosevelt island in New York City. The tower is a true ‘living organism’…

Computer Façade Shades Aedas’ Al Bahr Towers

The award-winning Al Bahr Towers in Abu Dhabi employ the world’s largest computerized façade to cool all internal space. It’s designers, Aedas Architects, have received numerous awards including ‘Best Overall Project in the Middle East’ and ‘Commercial Project of the…