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The Tobacco Museum, special location

This museum building, designed by architects architects Ramiro Losada and Alberto Garcia, founder of the Spanish Losada Garcia study, designed the symbolic Tobacco Museum in Navalmoral de la Mata (Cáceres, Spain). The Cultural Center ‘La Gota’ is the new multifunctional...
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Interlace Apartments, World Building of the Year 2015

Interlace Apartments, 1040 housing units divided into 31 residential blocks, stacked on top of one another in a seemingly random order, here is the ambitious Singapore residential complex, designed by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in Rotterdam, together with...
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Wooden skyscraper, London points to the world record

An 80-story tower with a wooden structure. It’s called Oakwood Tower and is the project presented by studio PLP Architecture, with researchers from the University of Cambridge. The new tower would rise next to London’s Barbican complex. The blocking of...
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Shanghai Natural History Museum, the green building icon

Bioclimatic, geothermal energy, water recycling and green coatings for the new Shanghai Natural History Museum which is destined to become one of the icons of sustainable architecture It was opened in 2015 in Shanghai, the long-awaited Museum of Natural History,...
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One Airport Square, an example of sustainability and energy efficiency

The building envelope is the essential element for thermal performance optimization in the project of Mario Cucinella Architects for a multifunctional building in Accra, Ghana. One Airport Square is the first shopping complex to be awarded in Ghana the allocation...
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Kanagawa Institute, a slender steel tree forest

Kanagawa Institute of Technology Workshop (KAIT). One room of 2000 square meters, a forest of slender steel columns white 305, a curtain of glass continues without opaque elements of support … How can we forget in this multifunctional space for...
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Wood Festival: Novello Case celebrates the Sustainable Culture

Novello Case is a company specialized in the production of wooden houses, which stands for ecology, safety, sustainability and energy saving. It was founded in 1956 as a small family-run company, and it invested energy and resources in the field...
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The three Azerbaijan’s biospheres

The Azerbaijan Pavilion for Expo 2015 has three big spheres guarded by wavy wooden walls: they are metaphors of biospheres and wind. The three large balls are environmentally sustainable and they represent the union between architecture, interactivity, art and technology...
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Panchoran Retreat, a natural paradise

Panchoran (which means “spring”) is an earthly paradise hidden in the forests of Bali: it is the ideal place for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy some wonderful moments. Here the Irish...
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BedZED: prototype of eco-neighbourhoods

BedZED (Beddington Zero Energy Development) is the UK’s first and largest carbon-neutral eco-community and is located in Sutton, a residential town 40 minutes South East from London. BedZED consists of 82 residential homes with a mixture of tenures – 34...
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Shift housing

The AquiliAlberg architecture studio has finished a new residential project in Cremona. The typology is that of tract housing, but it has been manipulated and reinterpreted by the Milan-based studio to respond to the characteristics of the site and the...
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Reseeding bricks

The Reseeding Brick is a replacement brick for encouraging arbortectural growth in the city. Brick Replacement Service is a 1m sq factory producing ‘Reseeding Bricks’; a replacement brick for encouraging arbortectural growth in the city. Each one is hand made and...
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New eco-friendly home signed by Italcementi

Italcementi Group alongside Mario Cucinella will be technical partner to build a 100 sqm house with just 100,000 euro, by using the finest materials and the most advanced eco-sustainable techniques. The new building, designed by the architect from Bologna as...
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ModCell® Straw Technology. The Eco-Innovate European Research

ModCell® is one of the first products to make large-scale, carbon-negative building a commercial reality. The ModCell®system utilises the excellent thermal insulation qualities of straw bale and hemp construction to form prefabricated panels, made in a local Flying Factory™. ModCell®...
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Tor Vergata: a bioclimatic Campus in Rome

Energy efficiency, low construction costs, quicker completion rate, recycled and recyclable materials, long-lasting finishings and furnishings, green areas and public services seem to be the main features of housing models with a strong social dimension. And the Tor Vergata Campus...
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Ecorium of the National Ecological Institute: a new interlayer technology for High UV transmitting glasses

DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions announces the commercial launch of DuPont™ SentryGlas® N-UV ionoplast interlayer a new interlayer technology for durable architectural safety glass with unsurpassed transmission of natural UV light into spaces containing special light-requiring flora and fauna. Located in...
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Build4future. Cooperation for building the future

Global trends make now new solutions in the construction industry necessary. The Fraunhofer Innovation Engineering Center (IEC), along with 12 small and medium-sized enterprises in the construction sector in South Tyrol has launched a research project detailed in this regard....