Though SADAR + VUGA first designed the project in 2006, construction was prolonged due to complex safety and security requirements. Located at the middle of the site for safety reasons, the Air Traffic
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The humble, welcoming House of the Early Childhood provides preschool education for 100 children up to the age of five as well as nursery space. The 1,300 square meter structure is designed to provide a
Drumroll please....... You came, you voted, and now it's time to reveal the grand prize winner of our Kitchen Upgrade Photo Contest! We received over 200 images of ugly kitchens from all over the
The dome’s energy efficiency comes from the fact that its structure allows for the greatest interior volume with the lowest surface area. Ten steel arches radiate from the longitudinal and transverse
Located within the gorgeous Italian Alps, this top-notch shelter has a few sustainable and notable characteristics. It stands on a foundation made from dolomite rock found on site and was built from
Work has commenced on the new eco-friendly bus facility in Glasgow. The new facility will provide enough space for up to 450 buses and more than 1,200 employees, making it the largest bus depot in the UK.
Tonight is the last chance to vote for your favorite entry! We received nearly 200 amazing submissions in our Kitchen Upgrade Photo Contest over the last few weeks, and after countless hours of
TIP 1: Wrap Your Home in Insulation - "The More, The Better!" Proper insulation is probably the most important factor you can control in creating an energy-efficient home. I always say insulation is like
The two story villa, which is almost 50 meters long and 19 meters wide, is built on one of the many historic beach ridges located in Bergen. While most private development projects in the area try to
The holiday season traditionally conjures up images of trees and homes strung with festive lights, cooking delicious food for cherished guests and a warm hearth to keep cold weather at bay. However,
Measuring 645 sq foot, HALO takes its name and shape from the rainbow-like optical phenomenon around the sun. It was designed with small private rooms and large entertaining areas to shift people away
The Kensington Residence is a 2 bedroom double story residence that was prefabricated offsite in 3 completely finished sections and environmentally engineered by GHD Australia. The tiny home measures a
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) just released the 2012 Renewable Energy Data Book on behalf of the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy - and the report
Dutch firm Paul de Ruiter Architects has triumphed over 110 entries to win the highly-esteemed ARC13 architecture prize with their ecologically-minded Villa Kogelhof. The prestigious award is given to
Volvo just unveiled plans for the world's first large-scale trial of self-driving cars. The 'Drive Me' project will see 100 autonomous vehicles take to the streets of Gothenburg, Sweden in 2017. The cars
The new colonnaded pavilion echoes pieces of Kahn's design in its height, scale and layout as well as in its heavy focus on a glass, concrete and wood palette. Within the pavilion's two main
Ford just announced that its Interceptor police sedan is the most fuel-efficient law enforcement car sold in the United States, with an EPA rating of 20 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. The Ford
The Nautic Club's modern small units stand out within the Abrantas natural park and traditional Portuguese architecture. They have a privileged view of the Tagus River and nearby green mountains.
The Natural Resources Defense Council is helping turn Black Friday green with its annual guide to shopping for environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient electronics. In a blog post on the NRDC
The halls were packed with an enthusiastic crowd, and you could tell that the business of construction was back in a big way. The first place we hit was the Passive House Zone where a strong contingency
According to the EPA, more than 12 million American households heat their homes with wood stoves, yet 75% of those stoves are dirty and inefficient. For those with outdated wood stoves, transitioning to a
CellEra’s new platinum-free fuel cell could be the cleanest engine ever created. Instead of using an extremely expensive rare earth metal as the fuel cell’s catalyst, CellEra employs a catalyzed,
The Minim House's green credentials include walls made from highly insulated prefabricated SIPs, a 960 watt solar array, a 290 gallon rainwater treatment system, and all LED lighting. Inside two people
The Wagon of Knowledge is not defined by any one purpose, and was even designed with interchangeable components that allow it to morph from conference space to performance venue right before your eyes.
Some of the world’s most sustainable cities have been given special recognition at the COP 19 Climate Change Conference underway in Warsaw. Vancouver, Cape Town, and Abu Dhabi are the winners of the
The LEED–certified Bently Reserve in San Francisco was the perfect setting for a 'Green Gatsby' theme with its 1920s Beaux Arts detailing, opulent marble floors, and grand staircases flanking each end.
Space solar cell and panel manufacturer Spectrolab has broken its own solar cell efficiency world record. The Boeing subsidiary achieved an efficiency of 38.8 percent for a ground-based multi-junction
Electronics that rely on batteries have the disadvantage of succumbing to obsolescence once their charging and discharging cycles have reached their limit, but one firm is moving away from that model.
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