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The market for luxury living at sea will soon no longer be cornered by yacht industries, as an Asian firm is seeking commission to build standalone villas that float pontoon-style on the sea. Complete
The four townhouses that make up Urban Villas are constructed on a slope, the main reason to keep their forms as simple as possible. Along the borders of the property are dense bushes and shrubs, as well
While New York is making strides in promoting the installation of green roofs throughout NYC, the city of Zhuzhou in Hunan, China is taking the idea of green roofs to new heights with a shopping mall
Ok, just remember we warned you...... the design by WOHA is a vision of ecologically sound placement, form and materials which speak to a greater harmony. Indoor and outdoor spaces blend together as
The buildings are oriented in order to ensure the right amount of solar gain during all seasons, keeping them warm during winter but sufficiently cool during the summer. Upstairs, the white walls act as
Chad Oppenheim was selected by the Mandarin Oriental Group to develop 8 villas in the the Turks and Caicos Islands that pay homage to the hyper sensitivity of the location's unique natural setting.
Inhabitat favorite Foster and Partners designed these gorgeous eco-friendly residences for a community called Banyan Tree Corniche Bay in Mauritius back in 2006. The plan calls for discreet and
A shimmering design for a mixed-use tower in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is hoping to achieve LEED certification by utilizing an intriguing glazing system that provides both shade and light. Designed by Danish
The company completed approximately 90 percent of the construction in an off-site factory before shipping the modular pieces to the installation site. This efficient and timesaving process dramatically
MAD Architects unveiled their first residential project in Beverly Hills that looks like a green urban hillside. Topped with clustered glass villas, 8600 Wilshire includes 18 residential units and
INTERVIEW: Bamboo builder, and Ibuku Founder Elora Hardy on Creating Incredible Green Buildings with Bamboo
We’ve showcased numerous bamboo designs over the years, from furniture to entire buildings, but when it comes to combining green building and renewable materials, Ibuku’s incredible bent-bamboo
Italian design studio Luca Curci Architects unveiled their proposal for a floating vertical city for 2,500 inhabitants.
Building a home for himself meant that Saunders could tailor the designs to fit the desires and requests of his two children and his wife. The family sought to make the most use of outdoor space, so
“FAVILLA. To every light a voice”, described as a kaleidoscope in the heart of Milan, is an installation-event designed to celebrate 2015 – proclaimed the International Year of
Award-winning actor and staunch eco-activist Leonardo DiCaprio is launching a new project: transforming a small island off the coast of Belize into an eco-resort and conservation area. He purchased the
The summer house was built into the footprint of the existing structure using western red cedar, oak, and slate stone. Two glass walls, one hidden beneath retractable shutters, look out over the greens
The structure shares part of its name and most of its structure with DEDON's iconic Nestrest hanging lounger. It is one of the first products to emerge from Dedon Island resort, our Outdoor Living Lab in
Photo: Tim Street Porter Tucked away within 25 acres of bamboo and coconut palm groves near Ubud, Bali, Panchoran is a little piece of paradise and the perfect way for anyone who is tired of taking
Prolific starchitects Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster have been picked to jointly design two of three new resorts in what is being referred to as the 'Hawaii of China.' Slated to be built in the Chinese
The design approach was based on the teaching of the Schola Riccatiana and the concept of absolute beauty achieved through the relationship between architecture, mathematics and music. The architects used
Zaha Hadid Architects recently revealed designs for Grace on Coronation, a trio of futuristic residential towers to be developed by the Sunland Group. Located along the Toowong riverbank just a few miles
Casa Estero Puente covers an area of 100 x 50 meters and acts as a bridge over a creek in Ulmos forest, located in the Lagos Region in Chile. The lightweight structure was elevated in order to minimize
Al Hamra Real Estate Development just appointed sustainable architecture studio A++ to design 150 new luxury villas on Falcon Island in Ras Al-Khaimah, UAE. The new residences are designed to LEED
For years scientists have believed that many types of dinosaurs died out after the great extinction at the end of the Jurassic Period, but recently discovered fossils show that at least one dinosaur
Lawrence Ho, Co-Chairman and CEO of Melco Crown Entertainment, described the new hotel tower as a "key milestone" and "iconic landmark for Cotai and Macau." Created with Hadid's signature curves, the
The project is based on the idea of eco-responsible lifestyles and sustainable innovations that enable biodiversity and slow down the massive rural exodus China has experienced over the last decade.
E’terra Samara is a five-star eco resort designed by Farrow Partnership studio that consists of twelve treehouse villas sensitively nestled into Canada's Bruce Peninsula forest, which is listed as a
Photo of python/Shutterstock A security guard in a luxury hotel in Bali, Indonesia was strangled to death by a python. The victim, Ambar Arianto Mulyo, attempted to apprehend a python that was
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