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Posts tagged 'Sustainability'

Digital gallery Adorno teams up with Southern Sweden Design Days to unveil new collection Proximity

Organised by Form/Design Center, Southern Sweden Design Days will showcase a selection of new work from ten designers and studios Render from the virtual exhibition

Design
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The designers using food waste to create furniture pieces

From oyster shells to orange peel, food waste could be the design material of the future Photography by Emeli Höcks and Carolina Härdh Words by

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Sanjay Puri Architects complete multi-faceted residential building in India

The façade of this housing block in Kodla, Karnataka, features a play of geometric shapes, cubic forms and bold primary colours Mumbai-based architecture practice Sanjay

Architecture

Powered by dance: Glasgow arts centre generates energy from clubbers

The Bodyheat project shows how renewable energy systems can be fun, too Words by Crystal Bennes ‘Solving climate change doesn’t only have to be about

Design

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

The annual architectural prize has been awarded to Carlos Moreno’s concept of urbanism, whereby all citizen needs are met within 15 minutes of home Words

Cities

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

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


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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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


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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