In the past year Inhabitat had the privilege of speaking with a variety of talented designers, architects and thinkers. We chatted with Bianca Bosker about architectural mimicry and Boyan Slat filled us
Architect Koen Olthuis of Waterstudio.nl has been fascinating the Inhabitat editors for years with his innovative floating buildings and aqua-tecture. Far from being confined by convention -- or by the
Sea levels are rising, floods are prevalent, and cities are at greater risk than ever due to climate change. Now that we've accepted these facts, it's time to design and build more resilient structures.
Together with a naval architect and a building engineer, WHIM architecture is developing an island prototype that employs recycled coastal pollution as building material. The RE:Villa would be constructed
The Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development awarded Rice University students Joanna Luo, Weijia Song, and Alexander Yuen, with advising professor Neeraj Bhatia, the top prize for the most innovative
The project is anchored by an artificial oval island, where sculpted resort towers connect to an underwater hall that provides fascinating views of the sea world. Jetties feed 80 floating houses called
Called Amphibious 1000, this design envisions Qatar's first semisubmerged hotel as a big aquatic animal stretching out from the land into the sea. Designed by the Giancarlo Zema Design Group, the project