In accordance with planning regulations and the rich local vernacular, PLASMA Studio gave the Dolomitenblick apartment complex a sloping pitched roof and clad the whole thing in larch and pre-oxidized
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The Philips LightCollector App Lets You Share Lighting Photos With Designers and Creatives Worldwide
Shutter-happy creatives will love using the LightCollector app, a cool new crowd-sourcing smart phone tool that funnels all the best light-inspired photos out there into a one-stop database of
How is it possible to ensure that a home this large has a gentle environmental impact? Studio One shows us how with the charming Greenland Residence. Reached by a long private drive and carefully oriented
The roof covers the entire length of the Teikyo University Elementary School, which has three storeys and a total footprint of 7,788 square meters. A heat collecting device placed on the south-facing
The design for the new education building was largely determined by the needs of the architecture department, the restrictions of the existing structure, and the tight budget of the university. One of the
The New Aalborg University Hospital plan was presented by a consortium of design firms including: Creo Architects, Aarhus Architects, NNE Pharmaplan, Brix & Kamp Consulting Engineers, Oluf Jorgensen
UC Berkeley’s new Energy Bioscience Building is home to the Energy Biosciences Institute, a public-private partnership that develops solutions to global energy challenges. The five-story, $133 million
The rustic interior receives plenty of daylight, eliminating the need for artificial lighting during the day, but since the weather in Singapore can get uncomfortably sultry, it was also necessary to
The Shoffice is located in the backyard of a 1950's terraced house in St John’s Wood in northwest London. Designed by Platform 5 Architects, who worked closely with the structural engineer and
Oak Hall, the twin to the first LEED Gold building Laurel Hall, is the new home of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences’ journalism, economics, languages, and linguistics departments. These brick
The new business school will accommodate five academic departments and research centers organized in clusters. The site will include faculty offices, visiting scholar offices, and conference/meeting room
NEX Architecture beat out some serious competition to win an international competition to design the Cadogan Cafe in Chelsea. To be located near the Saatchi Gallery in the Duke of York Square, the 300
Located on a tight urban block, the school is one part of a larger complex, but it was primarily important to ensure that the children should feel protected. This sensibility is achieved with the
It was very important to maintain a sense of privacy despite the home's location amid the din of central Tokyo. This is achieved with a near solid cladding illuminated thanks to windows on the south side.
The Bromont Residence is a compact 2700 square meter cabin built of natural materials in Quebec. Clad in wooden cladding, it also boasts a cedar cathedral ceiling within. This material palette not only
The flexible sections of the library will include cafes, areas for children and open reading spaces. These areas will be fluid, column-free and connected by a series of stairs and ramps. And all of it
The scheme for DNB NOR's headquarters in Oslo was to create a clear identity for the company in the city and provide excellent working conditions and spatial qualities for their employees. MVRDV's design
MAD Architects won an international competition to design the towers, which is part of a larger 5 tower development project in the downtown area of Mississauga. The project was aimed to provide important
The research facility, which is expected to earn LEED Silver certification, provides UCSD with a space and capacity to research nano-tube technologies and new structural aerospace materials. The
In 2010, Adjaye Associates won a competition to design two new neighborhood libraries for Washington, DC. Both of the new libraries are energy efficient, and they both respond to the natural landscape and
In 2007, the Royal Opera House appointed Nicholas Hare Architects to design a new production workshop for set construction and fabrication at a new site in Purfleet Essex. Inside the large warehouse-style
Using the same traditional technique used to aerate hay, JFK and FUGA have left gaps between the spruce cladding to bring in natural light. This combined with cut outs on all sides of the building ensures
The American Swedish Institute has long been a destination and gathering place for Swedish Americans in Minneapolis' culturally diverse Phillips West Neighborhood - and now it has even more to boast
Villa Midgard sits nestled into a site cut out of the rocky terrain of a hillside. As visitors approach the site, they are met by a green-roofed garage that appears to grow from the rock of the earth.
Stepping away from the architectural status quo of a residential neighborhood en route to the famed and magical Ha Long Bay, Vo Trong Nghia stacked hundreds of smooth blue stones on top of one another in
The initial shell cost $154,000, which is said to be on the low end of local home prices, and was constructed off site before it was assembled on its present lot in 2009. All of the basics of sustainable
115 West Street: Office With a Lobby Full of Living Trees Receives Green Star SA Certification in South Africa
South Africa's equivalent of the green building rating tool from Australia and New Zealand, Green Star SA will officially recognize the office on 115 West Street with a four star rating in March, 2013.
Each pavilion is strategically placed to either enhance views, promote social interaction with passersby on the street, or to maximize cross ventilation and solar orientation. The street-front northeast
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