Gallery: 9 Green Architecture Student Projects That Make the Grade

 
The start of the school year is just around the corner, and the next generation of architecture students have a lot more to be aware of than their professors did when they went to school. Fortunately, we've seen lots of stunning student-built projects that point to a brilliant future for sustainable architecture. These design-build projects reuse materials to incredible effect, press the boundaries of energy efficiency, and beautifully combine form with function to create built environments that are truly green -- read on for 9 of our favorite architecture school projects that really make the grade!

Be Palettø! by the Aarhus School of Architecture

Be Palettø! is an experiment in architecture for public spaces created by a group of eleven students at the Aarhus School of Architecture in Denmark. They took 420 humble shipping pallets and built a pavilion in the middle of campus to spend a warm summer day between classes in. The structural installation provides shade as well as seating.

Boxel Pavilion by the University of Applied Sciences in Detmold

Students from the University of Applied Sciences in Detmold, Germany recently developed and built this extraordinary Boxel pavilion out of 2,000 beer crates. The temporary freestanding structure was erected on campus to provide the coolest music venue around.

Parade by the London University of Arts

Profiled on eVolo, this Parade installation was created by a public arts group based at the University of the Arts, London. They used 4,200 milk crates to develop a new architectural space right in the middle of campus.

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  1. Castle Made From 50,000... September 20, 2010 at 1:34 pm

    [...] ft 11 in) in height — but no word on number of milk mustaches. The tower was designed by an architecture student and it features a turret tower, an open roof that creates daylit patterns, and a huge maze to [...]

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