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Shipping Container Miner’s Hotel in Chilean Desert Capped With Huge Canvas Roof

Shipping Container Miner’s Hotel in Chilean Desert Capped With Huge Canvas Roof

The unique solution was based on clustering prefabricated shipping containers to form housing pods. Six units per pod were stacked two units high and then connected to each other in a 'C' formation that

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Scientist Developing Next-Gen Robots to Harvest and Protect Crops

Scientist Developing Next-Gen Robots to Harvest and Protect Crops

Scientists in Israel and Europe are working to develop highly intelligent, agricultural robots that could potentially benefit farmers and workers while helping to feed our ever-growing population. By

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An Inside Look at Autodesk AEC’s Playful Daylit LEED Platinum Headquarters

An Inside Look at Autodesk AEC’s Playful Daylit LEED Platinum Headquarters

The project is an opportunity for Autodesk to showcase their software capacity in developing a high energy performance environment while providing a bright and comfortable office for their staff.

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The Nieuw Leyden House’s Branch-Like Facade Meanders Like A Canyon Wall

The Nieuw Leyden House’s Branch-Like Facade Meanders Like A Canyon Wall

Although there were no permitting restrictions for any of the individual houses, and 24H-Architecture had full reign to build freely, the streets in this Leiden neighborhood are chock full of buildings

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Grassy Green Vertical Farm Designed to Raise Happy Cows and Chickens

Grassy Green Vertical Farm Designed to Raise Happy Cows and Chickens

The vertical farm is made up of a continuous spiraling field of grass that spans from the ground floor up to the top. Surrounding this spiraling core are support functions for the farm, a ground floor

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Innovative and Flexible Prefab Prototype Schools For Los Angeles School District

Innovative and Flexible Prefab Prototype Schools For Los Angeles School District

The number of students at a given school changes over time, and since many schools are overcrowded now, districts are looking towards more efficient and flexible building options. Gonzales Goodale

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Gleaming White, Cubic Apartment Building Helps Redevelop HafenCity In Hamburg

Gleaming White, Cubic Apartment Building Helps Redevelop HafenCity In Hamburg

LOVE architecture won a competition to design the apartment complex, which was completed in 2008 as part of a massive redevelopment of the once derelict 157 hectare, waterfront district. The seven story

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Form and Forest’s Beautiful Flat Pack Prefab Concept in British Columbia

Form and Forest’s Beautiful Flat Pack Prefab Concept in British Columbia

Form and Forest is the brainchild of brothers Jeff and Ryan Jordan, where Jeff owns and runs a prefab manufacturing company in the Calgary area and Ryan is an industrial designer. The designs for the

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Alibaba Headquarters Wrapped in a Spiderweb-Like Solar Shade

Alibaba Headquarters Wrapped in a Spiderweb-Like Solar Shade

Alibaba is one of the world’s leading e-commerce companies, controlling online shopping sites for both the Chinese and international market. Internally, they put a strong emphasis on community and

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Massive Living Mountain Skyscraper Transforms the Desert Into a Habitable Environment

Massive Living Mountain Skyscraper Transforms the Desert Into a Habitable Environment

The high rise conglomerate is built from local materials and stands on a reinforced concrete pier foundation to be able to withstand the shifting sands. Steel and reinforced concrete will be used to

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Delta Tower: Carbon-Neutral Wooden Complex to be Australia’s First Passive House

Delta Tower: Carbon-Neutral Wooden Complex to be Australia’s First Passive House

Australia’s first Passive House certified building will also be part of a new breed of zero carbon multi-story buildings that use wood as a central building component. Designed by Melbourne based Studio

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Villa Rotterdam: Ooze Architects Wraps a House With a Spectacular Geometric Skin

Villa Rotterdam: Ooze Architects Wraps a House With a Spectacular Geometric Skin

Ooze Architects was first hired to design a new kitchen, but the architects' scope of work quickly evolved into a complete renovation and extension - even though the house had been extended several times

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Diamond Patterned Green Biomass Plant Designed To Blend In With Surrounding Woodland

Diamond Patterned Green Biomass Plant Designed To Blend In With Surrounding Woodland

The structure for the building is a latticework of exposed timber beams expressly intended to reflect the trees of the woods surrounding the plant. Various sized volumes and the exterior help break up the

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Bio-Fuel Growing Eco Pods Rejuvenate Stalled Boston Project

Bio-Fuel Growing Eco Pods Rejuvenate Stalled Boston Project

Halted in November 2008, mid-construction, the Filene development in downtown Boston is currently barely even a shell of a building. The bones of the building are up, but sub street level a giant hole

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The QuaDror: A Revolutionary New Flat-Packing Structural Joint That Could Change the Way We Build

The QuaDror: A Revolutionary New Flat-Packing Structural Joint That Could Change the Way We Build

Benshetrit originally came up with the geometry when he designed a floor lamp as a special edition for Swarovski. He was fascinated by it and came up with a myriad of other uses for the quirky yet

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MASS Design Group Proposes PS1 Pavilion Made Completely Out of Recycled Materials

MASS Design Group Proposes PS1 Pavilion Made Completely Out of Recycled Materials

When coming up with their proposal for the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program, MASS DESIGN GROUP asked themselves: How can architects add the most lasting social and economic value to a place? Their answer

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Spiraling Superfuturistic Newport Station in Wales Connects Two Sides Of The City

Spiraling Superfuturistic Newport Station in Wales Connects Two Sides Of The City

The tracks run smack dab through the middle of Newport and as a result, each side might as well be its own city. Newport's previous station was inadequate for modern rail travelers with a station only on

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Wave-Shaped Aragon Convention Center is Flooded With Daylight

Wave-Shaped Aragon Convention Center is Flooded With Daylight

The Convention Center of Aragon is a dynamic multi-use space that was designed to serve a variety of functions once the Zaragoza Expo ended. It is composed of three main blocks that house a multi-purpose

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Stride Treglown’s BREEAM Outstanding Office Shoots For Net Zero

Stride Treglown’s BREEAM Outstanding Office Shoots For Net Zero

When UK-based architecture firm Stride Treglown sat down to design their own office, they took on the challenge of creating the most sustainable building they could afford. The result is the earliest

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Vincent Callebaut Unveils Coral-Inspired Carbon Neutral Eco Village for Haiti

Vincent Callebaut Unveils Coral-Inspired Carbon Neutral Eco Village for Haiti

Callebaut's Coral Reef proposes building an artificial pier on seismic piles in the Caribbean Sea. Modular duplexes built according to Passive House standards would be added into the housing matrix as

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Bubbletree: Clear Prefab Bubble Tents for Romantic Exhibitionism in the Wild

Bubbletree: Clear Prefab Bubble Tents for Romantic Exhibitionism in the Wild

The Bubbletree line comes in several different models for you to choose from. The Cristal Bubble is one of the basic designs, and has completely clear walls for uninhibited 360 degree views. The

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Feng Shui Expert Builds Mobile Dwelling Cube With a Living Room, Bedroom and Tea Room All in One

Feng Shui Expert Builds Mobile Dwelling Cube With a Living Room, Bedroom and Tea Room All in One

The steel and plywood living cube was prefabricated in order to fit through Ming's front door and was assembled on site. A steel frame assembled on top of heavy duty casters and the plywood panels fit

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Superstar Architects Team Up To Design BOOM, a Sprawling Desert Eco Community

Superstar Architects Team Up To Design BOOM, a Sprawling Desert Eco Community

The 100-acre development is an attempt to rethink home, community and wellness, and will include 300 private residences in 8 different neighborhoods. Desert sensitive landscaping, pathways and recreation

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Off-Grid Rammed Earth House On Navajo Nation Catches The Wind

Off-Grid Rammed Earth House On Navajo Nation Catches The Wind

Back in May 2010, 22 grad students from the University of Colorado Denver started planning Maxine Begay's new home and then started construction on it in September. This is the first semester a student

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Adaptive Mudgee Mini Cabin Opens to the Australian Landscape

Adaptive Mudgee Mini Cabin Opens to the Australian Landscape

This Mudgee Permanent Camping project by Casey Brown Architecture excels at working with its environment -- which is not an easy task given its isolated, rugged cliff-side locale in New South Wales,

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Lofty Hooch Bamboo Treehouse Holds Record for Smallest Building Foundation

Lofty Hooch Bamboo Treehouse Holds Record for Smallest Building Foundation

Building an entire home on long, thin stilts is a feat within itself, but how about balancing it on a single point? Well that's exactly what Jo Scheer does with every bamboo treehouse he lovingly builds.

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Sydney Architecture Students Build Pavilion From 2000 Recycled Cardboard Tubes

Sydney Architecture Students Build Pavilion From 2000 Recycled Cardboard Tubes

UNSW's Built Environment team designed, prefabricated and pre-assembled the temporary pavilion at the Tramsheds on UNSW’s Randwick campus. They used plywood sheets and cut holes in the wood to create

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OFIS Unveils Prismatic Carbon Neutral Solar Powered Offices for Slovenia

OFIS Unveils Prismatic Carbon Neutral Solar Powered Offices for Slovenia

Rather than just one building, OFIS conceived the offices as a campus or miniature city. While the structures will be formed by concrete shells, they will also be lined with lightweight, aluminum panels

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Steel Space: A Shipping Container Turned Mobile Kitchen and Restaurant

Steel Space: A Shipping Container Turned Mobile Kitchen and Restaurant

Steel Space is a shipping container that can be transformed into a fully stocked restaurant, a kitchen appliance showroom, a compact traveling café, or even into a fast-food franchise. The module can

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Lightweight Steel Study House II Shines on the Dutch Waterscape

Lightweight Steel Study House II Shines on the Dutch Waterscape

The home is designed for the urban life as well as the open landscape. The street-facing side of the Steel Study House II is designed for privacy, with operable shades and louvered windows that minimize

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