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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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Sustainable Renovation of Zoo Showcases Conservation Efforts

Sustainable Renovation of Zoo Showcases Conservation Efforts

A historic zoo in Vincennes, France, originally built in 1934 is looking to complete a major renovation, boosting itself to sustainable park status. Backed by the French government, the Prime Minister

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Santiago Calatrava Unveils High Speed Rail Station in Belgium

Santiago Calatrava Unveils High Speed Rail Station in Belgium

Liège, Belgium recently unveiled a stunning new high speed rail station that will serve to further connect Northern Europe's rail lines. Designed by Santiago Calatrava, the Liège-Guillemins TGV railway

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Guangzhou Revamped as New Sustainable Super City

Guangzhou Revamped as New Sustainable Super City

It's an exciting time right now for Asia, which is expanding so quickly that whole cities are being designed, and existing cities have to be redesigned to accommodate all of this new development!

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Stunning Green Roofed High School by Off Architecture

Stunning Green Roofed High School by Off Architecture

High school students in Revin, France will soon be attending classes in a stunning new terraced building covered in green roofs. Seen from above the new Lycee Jean Moulin school will simply appear as a

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San Francisco to Have World’s First Airport Carbon Kiosks

San Francisco to Have World’s First Airport Carbon Kiosks

Starting today, eco-conscious travelers through San Francisco's International Airport (airport code: SFO) will be able to purchase carbon offsets for their flight right on the way to their gate! The

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Sietch Nevada: Desert Oasis for a Drought-Stricken Future

Sietch Nevada: Desert Oasis for a Drought-Stricken Future

Sietch Nevada is a futuristic concept city that envisions a dystopian water-hoarding society where drought is a constant state and wars are fought over water. Designed by Matsys Designs, the underground

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Rotterdam Plans Most Sustainable Building in the Netherlands

Rotterdam Plans Most Sustainable Building in the Netherlands

The city of Rotterdam recently released a bevy of gorgeous green designs for a new mixed-use city hall building that will become “the most sustainable in The Netherlands”. The city challenged

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Winners of the 2009 Open Architecture Challenge: Classrooms

Winners of the 2009 Open Architecture Challenge: Classrooms

Several months ago, Architecture for Humanity, in partnership with Orient Global, put designers all around the world to the test in their 2009 Open Architecture Challenge for the Classroom of the Future.

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Songdo IBD: South Korea’s New Eco-City

Songdo IBD: South Korea’s New Eco-City

Every country needs their own master-planned eco city. Germany will have aptly named ECO CITY Hamburg, the UK has Hanham Hall, Sweden has Super Sustainable City in Gothenburg, Spain has Logroño

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Foster + Partners Unveil Sustainable Super City for South Korea

Foster + Partners Unveil Sustainable Super City for South Korea

South Korea recently announced plans to construct a sustainable super-city that stands to eclipse the size of Masdar in the UAE. Designed by Foster + Partners together with PHA and Mobility in Chain, the

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Foster + Partners Unveil Energy-Efficient Heathrow Airport Terminal

Foster + Partners Unveil Energy-Efficient Heathrow Airport Terminal

Heathrow Airport is the world's busiest airport for international travelers, and anyone who has flown through Heathrow knows it can be a bit chaotic there. BAA, who owns and operates Heathrow, recently

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Futuristic London Bridge Sprouts Solar Powered Vertical Farm

Futuristic London Bridge Sprouts Solar Powered Vertical Farm

Recently Chetwood Architects unveiled a stunning proposal for a futuristic London Bridge that sprouts a towering vertical farm in the midst of the Thames river. The bridge's solar-powered spires are

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Hybrid Double Decker Volvo Buses Hit London Streets

Hybrid Double Decker Volvo Buses Hit London Streets

London's iconic double-decker buses recently received an eco update as six highly efficient hybrid Volvo vehicles hit the streets for the first time. The new B5L two-story buses retain their classic red

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Oslo Unveils Trio of Crystal Clear Towers

Oslo Unveils Trio of Crystal Clear Towers

The transformation of Oslo’s Skyline consistently pushes the boundaries of modern architecture, and the city's latest trio of crystalline skyscrapers further define what could be referred to as the

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Foster + Partners Break Ground on Virgin Galactic Spaceport

Foster + Partners Break Ground on Virgin Galactic Spaceport

It's an exciting time for space fanatics everywhere as construction recently began on the world's first commercial space launch pad, Spaceport America. Designed by Foster + Partners, the facility is

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Links Roundup of the Week: Wind Energy

Links Roundup of the Week: Wind Energy

We've been reading here and there that research is beginning to show that wind speeds are slowing down due to climate change -- making wind-powered energy less promising. Some would simply call this

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Food City: Dubai’s Self-Sufficient Ecotopia

Food City: Dubai’s Self-Sufficient Ecotopia

This past February, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce authorized the development of a “free zone” dubbed Food City. GCLA, a green landscape architect firm, proposed a master plan for the city

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PREFAB: Playful Office Building Planned for Amsterdam

PREFAB: Playful Office Building Planned for Amsterdam

A new project in the city of Amsterdam recently received approval: a 22-unit office building designed by Allard Architecture that will use prefabricated concrete “matchboxes.” The office

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Generating Giant Sandstone Walls to Fight Desertification

Generating Giant Sandstone Walls to Fight Desertification

Desertification, the degradation of land in arid areas, is a growing problem due to deforestation, fires, and climate change. Magnus Larsson, a student at London's Architectural Association has a drastic

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PREFAB FRIDAY: European Influenced Hangar Prefabs

PREFAB FRIDAY: European Influenced Hangar Prefabs

We love covering prefab homes here on Inhabitat because we think prefab is an amazingly efficient, promising and innovative way of building houses, and we find this especially true with these Hangar

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OFIS Unveils 4 Self-Sustaining Islands in Maldives

OFIS Unveils 4 Self-Sustaining Islands in Maldives

Slovenian architect studio OFIS was recently granted a 25 year lease by the Maldivian government to develop a set of four islands into tropical eco resorts. Each island's plan demonstrates concern for the

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Foster + Partners Unveil 5 Star Hotel for Heathrow

Foster + Partners Unveil 5 Star Hotel for Heathrow

Recently approved by the Mayor of London, a new design-forward, energy-efficient 5-star hotel will be built very close to the Heathrow Airport. It will be the only one of its kind in the area. Foster +

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Florida Announces World’s First Solar-Powered City

Florida Announces World’s First Solar-Powered City

Florida's next big community isn't for retirees -- it's for solar energy buffs. Florida Power & Light and development firm Kitson & Partners are collaborating on Babcock Ranch, a 17,000 acre

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Foster + Partner’s Sand Dune-Inspired UAE Pavilion

Foster + Partner’s Sand Dune-Inspired UAE Pavilion

A golden sand dune-inspired structure begins to take shape as Foster + Partners recently broke ground upon their UAE pavilion for the 2010 Shanghai Expo. A showcase of passive environmental design, the

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Norman Foster Unveils Twin Faceted Skyscrapers for Paris

Norman Foster Unveils Twin Faceted Skyscrapers for Paris

Norman Foster + Partners recently revealed the masterplan for a new sustainable community just outside of Paris complete with twin faceted skyscrapers that will be the tallest mixed-use towers in Western

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Beautiful Modern House Rises from Stone Ruins

Beautiful Modern House Rises from Stone Ruins

Latvian architects NRJA constructed this beautiful renovation of an old stone barn in Saka, Latvia. Rather than tear down the stone ruins of the barn, the family wanted to use the exterior wall of the

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Masdar Breaks Ground on Largest Solar Plant in Middle East

Masdar Breaks Ground on Largest Solar Plant in Middle East

Masdar, the new sustainable super-city being developed by Abu Dhabi, recently announced that it is building the largest grid-connected solar plant in the Middle East. The 10 MW solar plant will be half

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