The 10,000 sq ft addition to the campus provides direct connections to both the Alumni House and the Student Union. Every day, the 1,000 students, teachers, staff and parents enter the student center to
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At first the building looks jarringly out-of-place when set against the old city’s vernacular -- but on closer examination the design strives to forge a harmonious link with the past. Unlike some of its
The Belo Monte Dam is one of the most controversial projects in the world. The $17 billion hydro-electric dam will, when constructed, generate enough energy for over 23 million homes. However, its
F9 Productions recently unveiled plans for a sturdy, sustainably built home that is designed to withstand flooding and provide a safe haven when natural disaster strikes. Raised high above the ground and
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the greatest natural wonders on the planet and the only living thing that can be seen from space. It is also one of the cornerstones of the Australian tourism industry.
Designed first as a 100 sq meter space, the studio was stretched thin and wrapped into a ring. Hidden storage spaces, compartments, shelving and doors were added to create an irregular shape, but also to
The 4,300 sq meter embassy opened in July of 2009 and contains offices, an exhibition hall, and a café and incorporates a number of environmental measures to reduce energy use. Long in form, the
Outside the UK the name Gary Neville may not mean much, but in the world of soccer he is regarded as one of the country's best players. Neville is also one of the most eco-friendly footballers in the
The government of Thailand asked the two architecture firms to work on a solution for the increasing problem of flooding in Thailand. In the past, most people in Thailand lived near the river in homes
Japanese villagers are overwhelmed with gratitude for the former mayor who conceived of this gargantuan floodgate. Plagued by visions of the 1933 tsunami that killed hundreds of villagers, Kotaku Wamura
The brand new nature reserve was created from the abandoned remains of a quarry near Preston, England. Owned by Lancashire Wildlife Trust, the 67-acre reserve and visitor centre was made possible with
SOM was just awarded the master plan commission for Golden Hills, a major new sustainable city that dovetails with their recently revealed FTP City in Danang, Vietnam. The green development is set to
Rafael Viñoly Architects was tapped to design the new state-of-the-art facility, which will eventually replace the current 1959 facility that does not meet code for seismic activity or have enough space.
The cleverly designed Bee Station is a cute little refuelling and nesting site that sits in your flowerbed, welcoming tired bees with a sweet treat. Produced by a pottery in Stoke-on-Trent, the feet
The Solenopsis Invicta -- also known as the red fire ant -- has recently become an unlikely partner in the research of waterproof materials and robotics. The ants, which are incredibly resilient, have
1. GO VEGETARIAN The amount of greenhouse gas produced by the livestock industry is staggering - the Worldwatch Institute estimates that meat and dairy production accounts for 51% of the world's total
To reduce the need for artificial air conditioning, Mazzanti and Plan:b covered the exterior with light green laser cut partitions. Aside from adding a delicate lace-like aesthetic to an otherwise
Paris, City of Lights, love and romance also wants to be the city of green by 2100. Well, at least that's how architecture firm Collectif et alors’ Yannick Gourvil and Cecile Leroux imagine in their
80% of the building materials were salvaged and reused, including the concrete, wood, steel, plastic, and glass. In addition to these, the remaining 20% of new materials were sourced either locally or
The European Space Agency's GOCE satellite has returned detailed images of the world's varying gravitational signals that reveal a multi-colored 'Potato Earth'.
In a futile attempt to save Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant from meltdown, workers have been feverishly pumping water into the reactors, but one radioactive core has overheated and melted. The
The Langara library is specially designed to make use of the stack effect -- cool air is brought in through a wind scoop at the bottom of the building, passes through the underground garage, and travels
After getting washed out by last year's devastating floods in Pakistan, millions of spiders have been building new homes in thousands of trees throughout the country. Gizmodo explains that the influx of
The complex will make extensive use of solar power through the installation of photovoltaic panels on all of its roof surfaces. In addition, Wiscombe has designed a gorgeous transparent window system
As Japan's nuclear crisis worsens, nuclear energy policies around the world come under scrutiny.
The U.C. Davis Student Health and Wellness Center is ensuring the university’s student body remains healthy while setting a green example. Designed by WRNS Studio, the new 77,000 square-foot center is
SMA is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of inverters for photovoltaic systems, so they stepped up to the challenge of building a world-class solar-powered training facility in Niestetal,
SOM just unveiled a new master plan for a green city in Vietnam that comes hot on the heels of their Green Tech City. Situated on the edge of Danang, FPT City will be a 180-hector town for the
Mangado's Spanish Pavilion was originally constructed for the 2008 Zaragoza World Expo, which drew architects from around the globe to build incredible feats of forward-thinking architecture focused
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