The future of sustainable architecture just received a huge boost as Flux, the first startup to spin out of Google X, is paving the way towards a greener, more environmentally friendly building industry.
The St. Jansklooster Tower is considered a national monument and a landmark for the region that can be seen for miles around. After its decommissioning, the decision was made to open the water tower up to
Built in a tropical climate, the spiraling green roof can stay lush year round and likely provide more than enough food for its 500 preschool children. Two sloping ends of the triple ring-shaped structure
This home was the original birthplace of comedian and actress Beatrice Lillie (known as Lady Peel), but it now serves as a modern, bright and airy residence in Toronto. The historic home was remade with
Wind turbines are rarely designed for cities-they are loud, affect views, and buildings tend to block the winds anyway. Eager to find an aesthetically-pleasing solution for harvesting wind energy in urban
Completed in 2013, the semi-detached Far Sight House measures 4,983 square-feet and comprises two main floors, plus an attic space and terrace that's said to boast "million-dollar" views of Singapore's
The Kicking Horse Residence is a mountain retreat designed for an active family of five at the base of a ski resort in Golden, BC. The home consists of two main volumes - a long, linear area on the north
Istanbul Grand Airport was designed by Grimshaw Architects, the Nordic Office of Architecture and Haptic Architects, who were appointed by a Turkish consortium of Cengiz, Kolin, Limak, MAPA and Kalyon.
The immediate days after a disaster are the most critical since victims need supplies and materials ASAP. Rather than wait for help to arrive with shelters, Architecture Global Aid wanted to create a more
House in Yagi isn't completely finished. In fact, the home was designed to not be completely finished even when the owner moved in - the concept was for the home to only meet the most basic needs. Suppose
The Bronx Box is a charming waterfront home that adds up to much more than the sum of its prefab parts. The two-module prefabricated structure features multiple skylights that fill it with natural light
The Rio Branco 12 office tower on Rio Branco Avenue will have 21 floors. Currently undergoing an urban revitalization, Porto Maravilha is slated to become a new urban and commercial district with over 5
Vena Cava Winery was started by Phil Gregory, who also owns and runs the nearby luxury hotel La Villa del Valle in Guadalupe Valley. The desert valley enjoys an interesting microclimate for growing grapes
At the heart of the design is a series of tower blocks, each of which is connected by a central plaza. These include three mid-rise residential towers, a low-rise office tower, and a series of residential