Paris garden skyscraper by SOM will be “one of the most sustainable buildings in Europe”

Paris garden skyscraper by SOM will be “one of the most sustainable buildings in Europe”

Skidmore Owings and Merrill (SOM) has proposed a 180-metre skyscraper in Paris that is designed to be zero-energy, and accessible via a garden bridge leading from the River Seine.  The international architecture firm is part of the team that launched a masterplan...
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The ‘Dutch Mountains’ will be the world’s largest wooden building

The ‘Dutch Mountains’ will be the world’s largest wooden building

The Netherlands is famously flat—but a massive green mountain is rising up in the Dutch city of Veldhoven. The Dutch Mountains project will be the world’s largest wooden building, combining natural materials with high-tech design to create a state-of-the-a...
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Designed by Perkins+Will, Erland Completes Phillips Academy Andover Snyder Center with Green Building Technologies

Designed by Perkins+Will, Erland Completes Phillips Academy Andover Snyder Center with Green Building Technologies

Erland Construction has completed the new 98,800 square-foot Snyder Center at Phillips Academy Andover (“Academy”), a state-of-the-art athletic facility with significant “green” elements. Designed by Perkins+Will, the program features a 200-meter indoo...
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Dutch villa taps into solar energy and optimal site conditions

Dutch villa taps into solar energy and optimal site conditions

EVA Architecten took the long view when designing Villa IJsselzig, a modern home optimized for energy efficiency and durability. Set next to the river Hollandse Ijssel, the villa respects the neighboring buildings by adapting a similar form while quietly stand...
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Carlson Studio Architecture and Sarasota Audubon Achieve Zero Net Energy

Carlson Studio Architecture and Sarasota Audubon Achieve Zero Net Energy

The design for Sarasota’s Audubon Nature Center has earned Zero Net Energy Building Certification from the New Buildings Institute (NBI). The announcement was released this week by Michael Carlson, principal of Carlson Studio Architecture. The project w...
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Shanghai Tower

Shanghai Tower

The Shanghai Tower opened to the public in 2016, but according to Gensler, some parts of the tower are still under development. PROJECT DESCRIPTION / FROM THE ARCHITECTS: Sited adjacent the neighboring Jin Mao Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center in...
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Main stadium of Russia 2018 receives ‘green’ certification

Main stadium of Russia 2018 receives ‘green’ certification

The FIFA World Cup has always had a strong influence on many aspects of society in Host Nations, and Russia is no exception. With just over four months remaining until the start of the tournament, the venue hosting the Opening...
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US Bank Stadium for Minnesota Vikings / HKS Architects

US Bank Stadium for Minnesota Vikings / HKS Architects

America’s most popular sporting event, the Super Bowl, will take place next week at a new stadium in Minneapolis, featuring angular protrusions, zinc cladding and a roof partly made of plastic film. Located in downtown Minneapolis, the US Bank Stadium...
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Capitol Hill 5-Star Built Green Home Features Solar Panels and a Green Roof

Capitol Hill 5-Star Built Green Home Features Solar Panels and a Green Roof

Home designers and experts come up with so many new innovations that will improve the way people live and build their homes. This includes the new furniture designs that can transform to cater to the various needs of homeowners. But...
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