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LA Warehouse Office is a Shipping Container City

LA Warehouse Office is a Shipping Container City

Pallotta TeamWorks found a good deal on the warehouse, but after running the numbers realized they wouldn't be able to afford keeping the entire space air-conditioned -- plus, they were working on a

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Stunning Star-Shaped Taiwan Tower With Built-In Wind Turbine

Stunning Star-Shaped Taiwan Tower With Built-In Wind Turbine

The tower's form was inspired by Taiwan's diamond industry, traditional origami, the Eiffel Tower, and the star, which is part of Taiwan's flag. Combining all of these visual icons together into one

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Foster + Partners’ Unveils New Eco Winery in Spain

Foster + Partners’ Unveils New Eco Winery in Spain

Bodegas Portia is a 12,500 square-metre facility capable of producing one million bottles of wine per year. Since the site that it sits on has extremely cold winters and hot summers heating and cooling

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Chicago Honors Exceptional Eco Projects With Greenworks Awards

Chicago Honors Exceptional Eco Projects With Greenworks Awards

Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo This project includes a 14-acre revitalization of the pond located at Lincoln Park's Zoo. The half-mile walkway is openly accessible to all visitors. 90% of the

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Foster + Partners Unveil World’s First Commercial Spaceport

Foster + Partners Unveil World’s First Commercial Spaceport

New Mexico is well on its way to hosting the world’s first commercial passenger spaceport as Foster + Partners' Spaceport America was dedicated this weekend. A partnership between the state of New

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Foster + Partners’ First Project in Vietnam Breaks Ground

Foster + Partners’ First Project in Vietnam Breaks Ground

Foster + Partners just broke ground on Hanoi's VietinBank Business Centre, which is the firm's first project in Vietnam. Located strategically between central Hanoi and the airport, the project consists

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Argentinian Apartment Showcases Recycled Materials

Argentinian Apartment Showcases Recycled Materials

The original 42 sq meter plot included a patio at the entrance; one room downstairs comprising the kitchen, dining and living room; and one bedroom upstairs. A new two-story addition to the home was built

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Foster + Partners’ Carbon Neutral Masdar City Rises in the Desert

Foster + Partners’ Carbon Neutral Masdar City Rises in the Desert

Inspired by the architecture and planning of traditional Arab cities, Foster + Partners seamlessly combined ancient building techniques with modern technological advancements. Meshing these two distinct

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Foster + Partners Unveil Solar World Cup Stadium for Qatar

Foster + Partners Unveil Solar World Cup Stadium for Qatar

Qatar is bidding to host the World Cup in 2022, and now they've got Foster + Partners backing them up with a stunning energy-efficient world-class football stadium. The Lusail Iconic Stadium was revealed

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Fantastic Flat-Pack Prefab Cabins by Form and Forest

Fantastic Flat-Pack Prefab Cabins by Form and Forest

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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Foster + Partners Design Undulating Eco Villas for Mauritius

Foster + Partners Design Undulating Eco Villas for Mauritius

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

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Foster + Partners Unveils Beautiful Bank With Undulating Roof

Foster + Partners Unveils Beautiful Bank With Undulating Roof

Foster + Partners has just unveiled yet another competition-winning design - this time for a beautiful bank headquarters in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The energy-efficient building will echo the landscaping

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Hanimaadhoo Maldivian Airport Has a Curvaceous Clamshell Roof

Hanimaadhoo Maldivian Airport Has a Curvaceous Clamshell Roof

One of Haptic an NSW's primary goals for the airport was to maintain the untouched character of the coastline. They achieved this by locating the terminal right in the lagoon and putting the runway and

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Calatrava Unveils Rail Station At Denver International Airport

Calatrava Unveils Rail Station At Denver International Airport

Denver is one of the few international airports without a rail link -- a vital source of efficient and low-carbon transportation. The new expansion will bring important new facilities to the airport and

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A Home Fit For Elephants at the Cophenhagen Zoo

A Home Fit For Elephants at the Cophenhagen Zoo

Keeping the elephants happy was a key element in the design of the new house, and detailed research into the social patterns of elephants helped inform a plan to create two enclosures for elephants to

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The Khan Shatyr: World’s Largest Tent Opens in Kazakhstan

The Khan Shatyr: World’s Largest Tent Opens in Kazakhstan

Weather changes in Kazakhstan are extreme -- the climates drops down to -35 degrees Celsius in winter and can reach +35 degrees in summer. The Khan Shatyr is designed as a sheltering environment that

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London’s Hybrid Double-Decker Bus Officially Unveiled Today

London’s Hybrid Double-Decker Bus Officially Unveiled Today

Transport for London has been working on a new, more efficient, double-decker bus for London to replace the classic Routemaster. Today, London Mayor Boris Johnson and Transport for London officially

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Amazing Artwork Made by Insects!

Amazing Artwork Made by Insects!

Believe it or not, this artwork is actually made from the movement of tiny insects! Straight from Eindhoven comes Debugged, Big Apple Bugs and Vernissage – a new exhibit from the enterprising

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Beautiful Solar Balloon Collects Energy From High in the Sky

Beautiful Solar Balloon Collects Energy From High in the Sky

Designer Seongyong Lee recently blew us away with her beautiful design for a Solar Balloon that can collect energy straight from the sky. Based on the idea that the most efficient way to collect solar

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Stunning Solar Powered Gateway Unveiled for Nigerian Capital

Stunning Solar Powered Gateway Unveiled for Nigerian Capital

This stunning solar powered gateway will soon welcome visitors and residents to Abuja, Nigeria. Evoking the shape of the traditional Nigerian bow harp, the design connects the new Abuja Airport to the

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Energy Efficient Queen Alia Airport by Foster + Partners

Energy Efficient Queen Alia Airport by Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners is working on an expansion to the Queen Alia International Airport in Jordan that includes a whole host of sustainable features. Inspired by palm trees, the roof will be made up of

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3-D Printer Creates Entire Buildings From Solid Rock

3-D Printer Creates Entire Buildings From Solid Rock

Imagine a 3-d printer so large that it can spit out entire buildings made from stone. Sounds science fiction-y, right? But that's exactly what designer Enrico Dini created with his prototype D-Shape

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South Korea Unveils Stunning Eco Dome Environmental Center

South Korea Unveils Stunning Eco Dome Environmental Center

The National Ecological Institute of South Korea recently released plans for a large-scale nature reserve complete with an incredible series of eco domes, an education center, and an environmental

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SAMOO’s New Korean Cultural Center in NYC Aims for LEED Certification

SAMOO’s New Korean Cultural Center in NYC Aims for LEED Certification

Talk about a beautiful building! This international competition-winning design for the Korean Cultural Center in Manhattan is set to begin construction at the end of this year. The New York City studio of

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Renovated Sugar Refinery to Provide Sweet New Homes in Brooklyn

Renovated Sugar Refinery to Provide Sweet New Homes in Brooklyn

An old sugar refinery in Brooklyn is getting a second chance at the sweet life thanks to the designers at Rafael Vinoly Architects (RVA) PC, who have proposed a massive green renovation for the

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IS IT GREEN?: Las Vegas CityCenter

IS IT GREEN?: Las Vegas CityCenter

The CityCenter mega-resort opened last month to fanfare, press, and a fireworks display fitting of a 67-acre 8.7 billion dollar gamble sitting on the Las Vegas Strip. The project surpassed its original

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Wood Clad Science Academy Showcases Sustainable Design

Wood Clad Science Academy Showcases Sustainable Design

The recently unveiled Langley Academy in the Berkshires, UK, is yet another exemplary model of sustainable education facilities. Designed by Inhabitat favorite Foster + Partners, the gorgeous wood clad

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UNstudio Wins Challenge to Revitalize Beijing with Their Creative Zone

UNstudio Wins Challenge to Revitalize Beijing with Their Creative Zone

A recent competition to design a creative zone in Beijing yielded this fascinating proposal to incorporate open space and an economic zone on the edge of the Beijing River. The winner of the competition

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Fluid: Amphibious Pavilion For 2012 World Expo That Can Sail Away

Fluid: Amphibious Pavilion For 2012 World Expo That Can Sail Away

Fluid, one of the most eye-catching designs for the much-anticipated 2012 World Expo in Yeosu, South Korea, is a whale-like pavilion designed by Melbourne-based Peddle Thorpe Architects (PTA). Their

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SOM Wins Competition to Create Beijing’s Sustainable City Center

SOM Wins Competition to Create Beijing’s Sustainable City Center

Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) was recently awarded the contract to create a stunning new Central Business District in Beijing. The project will integrate into the existing downtown urban district and

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