Archivo de la etiqueta: energy use

Reducing Energy in ‘Difficult’ Typologies

The recent article in Architectural Record about the respectable energy targets for the new Barnes Museum design by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects raises an issue that sparks further discussion. By now, the strategies for reducing energy use in… Sigue leyendo

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Biophilic Design

While reducing the energy use of buildings is essential for a sustainable future, it is equally important to improve the conditions in which humans live, work, play, heal etc.. The benefits of natural daylight and ventilation have been proven to impr… Sigue leyendo

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The Krishna-Avanti Primary School / Cottrell & Vermeulen Architecture

© Anthony Coleman Architects: Cottrell & Vermeulen Architecture Location: London, UK Project Team: Brian Vermeulen, Richard Cottrell, Simon Tucker, SangSoo Bae Client: I-Foundation Temple Design: ARP Associates Planning Consultant: DP9 Photographs: Anthony Coleman © Anthony Coleman Krishna-Avanti Primary School is … Sigue leyendo

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Kas Di Coral / Bahama-Architecten

© Richard Zomerdijk Architect: Bahama-Architecten, Sipke Kingma Location: Groningen, Netherlands Design Team: Tanja Isbarn in collaboration with Sipke Kingma en Arnold ten Brink Completion Date: 2011 GFA: 291 sqm Photographs: Richard Zomerdijk © Richard Zomerdijk The “kas di coral” project … Sigue leyendo

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West Gate Office Building / Studio Kalamar

Courtesy of Studio Kalamar Located in Ljubljana, Slovenia on a corner site at the western entrance to the city, the composition of the West Gate office building, designed by Studio Kalamar, is defined by two office towers. The southern tower … Sigue leyendo

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Busan Opera House Proposal / Nabito Arquitectura

Courtesy of Nabito Arquitectura The new Busan Opera House, designed by Nabito Arquitectura, will put the city on the international map, allowing it to become part of the network of world renowned opera houses. As another node in the network, … Sigue leyendo

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Cesar Chavez Library / Line and Space

© Bill Timmerman Architect: Line and Space, LLC Location: Phoenix, Arizona Project Year: 2008 Project Size: 25,000 SqFt Client: City of Phoenix Contractor: Linthicum Constructors Inc. Structural Engineer: Caruso Turley Scott Civil Engineer: KPFF Consulting Engineers MEP Engineer: Energy Systems … Sigue leyendo

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Video: Ole Bouman, “Broadcasting Architecture”

Click here to view the embedded video. In this earnest and insightful video, NAi director Ole Bouman lectures on our shared need to “celebrate architecture’s glory.” The lecture was recorded in June 2011 at the International Architecture Festival (“FESTARCH“). Bouman first discusses … Sigue leyendo

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