Archivo de la etiqueta: Water

Mateusz Pospiech Proposes a Megastructure to Replace Iran’s Dried Up Zayanderud River

For generations, nature has been held up as something to respect, to take inspiration from, to place at the center of architecture. Few new designs today are complete without some visualized parkland or tree placed implausibly high up on the… Sigue leyendo

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Solarcity Kindergarden / x architekten

Architects: x architekten
Location: Linz, Austria
Area: 1535.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Elisabeth Grebe, Max Nirnberger

Client: City of Linz/Linz municipal authorities, GWG (Non-Profit Housing Society)
Site Area: 6062 sqm

From the architect.…
The project’s main aim is to provide Sigue leyendo

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Earthly Pond Service Center of International Horticultural Exposition / HHD_FUN

Architects: HHD_FUN
Location: Qingdao, Shandong, China
Area: 23000.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: DuoCai Photograph, Zhenfei Wang

Landscape Architects: HHD_FUN
Ldi: BDG Qingdao beiyang architectural design co., LTD

From the architect.… Working on similar design principles as the Heavenly Water Service Sigue leyendo

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AIA Names 6 US Libraries as 2015′s Best

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has revealed six libraries they believe to be the year’s best. In collaboration with the American Library Association (ALA), the AIA/ALA Library Building Awards are intended to promote and honor exceptional designs in library architecture. Taking into account… Sigue leyendo

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“Drylands Resilience Initiative” Awarded AIA Latrobe Prize

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected a team led by Woodbury University‘s Arid Lands Institute for its “Drylands Resilience Initiative: Digital Tools for Sustainable Urban Design in Arid and Semi-Arid Urban Centers” to receive the 2015 Latrobe Prize.
The Latrobe… Sigue leyendo

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The Key To Everything Green

The green roof and wall industry has always been focused on the role of water—we can’t sustain green roofs and walls without it. The theme of this year’s CitiesAlive: Green Roof & Wall Conference is “Water: The Key To Everything Green.” Programming will explore how green roofs and walls can play a key role in onsite […]
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Plane House / K-Studio

Architects: K-Studio
Location: Skiathos, Greece
Year: 2011
Photographs: Yiorgos Kordakis

From the architect.… Summer in the Greek islands is all about being outside. The aim of the Plane House is to merge internal and external space, maximising the benefits of Sigue leyendo

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Architects Tackle LA’s Water Scarcity

Water scarcity is a profound challenge for designers of the built environment. Beyond looking for water sources and creating sustainable ecosystems, how can we begin to create cities and buildings that will help us to celebrate and mitigate hydro-logical concerns?… Sigue leyendo

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