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Wednesday 06 March, 2013

Amager Bakke Waste-to-Energy Plant by BIG

Here are the latest renderings of BIG’s combined power plant and ski slope that blows smoke rings, which commenced construction in Copenhagen yesterday (+ slideshow).


Thursday 03 January, 2013

‘Storming Medusa’ Proposal / Anna Ulak

Architect Anna Ulak, inspired by the popular James Bond films, shared with us her ‘Storming Medusa’ proposal, the new villain’s lair in our ecologically and politically precarious present. Ulak notes how James Bond movies can be considered phantasmagorias which have allowed audiences to imagine the future of architecture. But now that the Cold war is […]


Saturday 08 December, 2012

Solar Towers Proposal / AAIMM

Designed by AAIMM, the project of the Solar Towers is based on the analysis of the urban fabric of the city Sabadell, Barcelona. A medium-scale, self-sufficient and productive infrastructure promoting energy production from renewable and clean sources, the project also intends to promote the enhancement of healthy mobility through electric bicycles and electric cars, and […]


Friday 07 December, 2012

Solar Towers Proposal / AAIMM

Designed by AAIMM, the project of the Solar Towers is based on the analysis of the urban fabric of the city Sabadell, Barcelona. A medium-scale, self-sufficient and productive infrastructure promoting energy production from renewable and clean sources, the project also intends to promote the enhancement of healthy mobility through electric bicycles and electric cars, and […]


Monday 08 October, 2012

Green Boulevards International Competition

In the era of velocity, communications and sustainable development, the systems of mobility assume an increasing role as the backbone to the harmonic and democratic growth of territories. As part of the program of the Italian Pavilion at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition, the Green Boulevards International Competition wishes to contribute to the development of […]


Wednesday 04 April, 2012

The 2012 Innovation Challenges: $100,000 To Change the World

The Monte Rosa Hut, winner of the 2010 Holcim Awards, relies on its own energy production, water collection, and systems for treating solid waste and waste water. © Holcim Awards


Friday 16 March, 2012

LINK Solar Power Skyscraper / LED Architecture Studio

Courtesy of LED Architecture Studio Representing the future development of Venice, the LINK Solar Power Skyscraper aims to provide the geographic area of the laguna of Venice with a new landmark: a link between architecture and urbanism, between the ancient city of Venice and the industrial area named Marghera. A link between function and emotion. […]


Saturday 24 December, 2011

Edward Mazria, Founder and CEO of Architecture 2030, Wins This Year’s Purpose Prize

Edward Mazria, architect, founder and CEO of Architecture 2030 was awarded this year’s Purpose Prize.  His work over the past eight years, after founding Architecture 2030, has set numerous environmental goals for the building industry.  It has also brought many issues of sustainable design to the forefront of conversations and policies about buildings and their […]


Friday 29 April, 2011

The Green Studio Handbook: Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design / Alison G. Kwok and Walter T. Grondzik

Similar to the first edition published in 2007, the second edition of The Green Studio Handbook offers a useful introduction to green design. As noted in the title the content stays fairly schematic to help guide and introduce green strategies. This book purposely avoids creating a green building checklists and getting bogged down in technical […]