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Posts tagged 'Sustainability'

The best net-zero and energy-positive developments – from Japan to Sweden

In a new book, Jared Green showcases the innovative architecture and design harnessing sustainable and renewable energy around the world Power of 10, Örebro. Photograph:

Architecture

A new exhibition celebrates ‘farmer designers’

Can we design a better system of agriculture? The madd-bordeaux exhibition, Farmer designers: an art of living, believes so Loess Plateau, Gao Xing Zhuang village,

Design

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

No more new: why architecture’s future lies in the past

Amid a climate crisis, we have an urgent collective duty to retrofit and repurpose our buildings – as celebrated by the recent Pritzker Prize win

Opinion

In the design world, sustainability is too often skin deep

Companies are greenwashing their outside faces, but underneath lurks rampant unsustainable practices few are looking at Words by Oliver Theobald Objective sustainability is a conundrum

Comment

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

Ten designers show how to work with what exists, rather than create anew R for Repair – a new exhibition opening in Singapore on 13

Design
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

Snøhetta completes energy-positive Powerhouse Telemark

The building in southern Norway was designed by Snøhetta as part of an initiative dedicated to reducing construction’s carbon emissions Words by Francesca Perry ‘Architecture

Buildings
A Planet to Win reveals some inconvenient truths about environmental politics

A Planet to Win reveals some inconvenient truths about environmental politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at the Bernie’s Back rally in Long Island City, New York, October 2019. Image: Gordon Donovon / Alamy. A book that seeks

Review
Wild seeds of an edible landscape

Wild seeds of an edible landscape

Rice planting at Wildside, Sue Bridge’s permaculture garden in Massachusetts. Image: Jono Neiger / Regenerative Design Group. Permaculture gardening seeks to make land more productive

Features

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15th-century Corsican monastery transformed with copper extension

Museum of London exhibition celebrates contemporary London makers

Carbon-negative high-rise completed by White Arkitekter

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Ajlan Gharem announced as winner of the Jameel Prize

2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

Design London makes LDF debut this September

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula


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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15th-century Corsican monastery transformed with copper extension

Museum of London exhibition celebrates contemporary London makers

Carbon-negative high-rise completed by White Arkitekter

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Ajlan Gharem announced as winner of the Jameel Prize

2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

Design London makes LDF debut this September

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula


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