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Posts tagged 'climate change'

Dorte Mandrup completes Greenland visitor centre

The Ilulissat Icefjord Centre sits lightly in the landscape, inviting visitors to contemplate the consequences of climate change on the Arctic region On the west coast of

Architecture

South Kensington installations propose greener London

In the run up to COP26, three architectural interventions in London show how to creatively reclaim nature in cities facing climate change Words by Francesca

Cities

3XN and SLA complete wave-inspired climate centre in Denmark

The Klimatorium – a hub for storm surge, water and climate research – has wooden seating integrated into its facade and a climate-responsive landscape Words

Architecture

Environmentally sustainable projects need to be socially sustainable too

The pandemic has provided a powerful case for the neighbourhood as a self-sustaining microcity. Architecture and urban planning should learn from this Aquatics Centre Paris

Opinion

Superflux creates forest installation for Vienna Biennale

Invocation of Hope tackles the urgent crisis of climate change and invites visitors to imagine a post-anthropocentric planet London-based speculative design studio Superflux has created

Design
Road closed sign

In the low-traffic neighbourhoods debate, designers need to talk about ownership 

Pedestrianisation has become a flashpoint in cities adapting to Covid-19. But the focus should be on democratic decision-making and community investment Words by Julian Siravo

Opinion
Oslo

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest commit to clean construction

The cities have pledged to halve emissions from construction activities by 2030 The mayors of Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest have pledged to

Cities
Between beauty and the sublime: Water After All

Between beauty and the sublime: Water After All

Still from Vertigo Sea by British filmmaker John Akomfrah, 2015. Image: Smoking Dogs Films. MCA Chicago explores how the source of all life also nourishes

Review

The quiet life must be heard

Over the last decade, flooding has caused severe damage to rural communities. Image: Stephen Dorey Creative / Alamy. We need a new design discipline that

Comment

The landscape of humanity: how the countryside holds the keys to the future

The Planta Solar 20 power plant near Seville, Spain. PS20 produces electricity with large movable mirrors called heliostats. Alamy. As climate catastrophe looms, the interdependence

Features

Editor's choice

2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

Design London makes LDF debut this September

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Dorte Mandrup completes Greenland visitor centre

London School of Architecture and Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation announce collaboration

Oases: Reinforcing the agility of the future workplace

What to see at the London Design Festival 2021

World’s largest floating office opens in Rotterdam 


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

Design London makes LDF debut this September

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Dorte Mandrup completes Greenland visitor centre

London School of Architecture and Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation announce collaboration

Oases: Reinforcing the agility of the future workplace

What to see at the London Design Festival 2021

World’s largest floating office opens in Rotterdam 


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality