Stunning pleated facades define BIG Shenzhen towers

Stunning pleated facades define BIG Shenzhen towers

Though some firms would be content to design a typical rectangular tower and call it a day, that’s really not BIG’s style, and the firm once again offers a unique twist on skyscraper design with its Shenzhen Energy Mansion. The...
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Bonaventure Project receives GBCI’s ‘SITES’ green building certification

Bonaventure Project receives GBCI’s ‘SITES’ green building certification

More than one-half mile of elevated expressway was demolished in the heart of downtown Montréal to make way for a ground-level urban boulevard and over six acres of continuous public space, bookended by two monumental sculptures. Montréal was recently name...
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Energy-plus home (Eco360) is a beacon of sustainability in Tel Aviv

Energy-plus home (Eco360) is a beacon of sustainability in Tel Aviv

Israeli architecture firm Geotectura recently completed a striking modern home that can produce more energy than it needs. Located in Tel Aviv, the energy-plus home — called the Eco360 — combines traditional passive design principles with improved energy-e...
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Beijing Hongkun Valley / ZOE Architecture

Beijing Hongkun Valley / ZOE Architecture

The Hongkun Financial Valley Project is located in Xihongmen, Daxing District, Beijing. The overall plan is designed with “the office oxygen bar” as concept to create a pleasant garden-style office environment with an area of 80,592 square meters a...
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Kempegowda International Airport / HOK

Kempegowda International Airport / HOK

The expansion of Terminal 1 repositions South India’s busiest airport as an important hub for international travelers and cargo. With a design that creates a pleasant and efficient curbside-to-aircraft passenger experience, the open, welcoming environment is...
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Canada: York Region forestry building achieves green certification

Canada: York Region forestry building achieves green certification

The Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre in Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ont. is the first in Canada to achieve Living Building Challenge certification. The global sustainability standard puts the York Region structure among only 21 buildings worldwid...
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Badriya Jum’a Masjid: The First eco friendly ‘Green Mosque’

Badriya Jum’a Masjid: The First eco friendly ‘Green Mosque’

KUNDAPUR: Badriya Jum’a Masjid is the world’s first “ZERO Energy” Eco Friendly Green Mosque. Located at Kodi village near Kundapur in Udupi district of Karnataka, the building design is an evolution in core Islamic Architecture integrating epitomized ...
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Dock Building by Michael Green Architecture

Dock Building by Michael Green Architecture

Tight budgets typically pose one of the biggest challenges in design projects. But as Michael Green, CEO and President of Michael Green Architecture, shows in his firm’s recently completed Dock Building, beautiful architecture is “always possible regardles...
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Australia’s green building game changer: World’s first sustainable shopping centre gets go-ahead

Australia’s green building game changer: World’s first sustainable shopping centre gets go-ahead

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