Good bones are a good place to start for net zero carbon MacKimmie Complex in Calgary

Good bones are a good place to start for net zero carbon MacKimmie Complex in Calgary

Ethics and environmental consciousness drove this project by DIALOG at the University of Calgary. So often when we see a new “green” building, it is on the site of some old building that got demolished. The new concrete gets poured...
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Nursing & Instructional Building goes “green”

Nursing & Instructional Building goes “green”

UNC Greensboro’s newest construction project has started its rise from the site of the old McIver Building. When the Nursing & Instructional Building makes its debut in the spring of 2020, it will be so much more than a classroom...
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LifeEdited:Maui House

LifeEdited:Maui House

Hawaii…one’s mind goes immediately to the lush landscape, the beautiful ocean, the towering mountains. Maui is all about the outside and LifeEdited:Maui did its best to create a great outside of the house to accompany its inside. Below are the...
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Energy-efficient Guitar House embraces indoor-outdoor living in Calgary

Energy-efficient Guitar House embraces indoor-outdoor living in Calgary

Near downtown Calgary, the Guitar House is a compact modern home that celebrates music, family and the natural environment. Designed by local architecture practice Alloy Homes, the family residence emphasizes indoor-outdoor living with a natural materials pale...
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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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