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Posts tagged 'Sustainable architecture'

Carbon-negative high-rise completed by White Arkitekter

The Sara Cultural Centre in Skellefteå, Sweden, is one of the world’s tallest timber buildings Swedish practice White Arkitekter has completed the Sara Cultural Centre in the

Architecture

Paris plans first ‘zero-carbon’ neighbourhood

With designs from practices including Tatiana Bilbao and Serie Architects, the development embraces the use of CLT, terracotta, hemp and raw earth Words by Sabrina

Cities

Vertebral creates community garden in Mexico City with reused materials

The El Terreno project centres ecological and social sustainability in a city where access to green space is rare – and is now used as

Architecture

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

Low-waste community cabin created in Leeds

Powered by wind turbine,  Nicolas Henninger’s Cabanon project functions as a retreat within which to contemplate more sustainable ways of living Words by Francesca Perry

Architecture

Studio Morison creates biodegradable pavilion for Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The timber, thatch and rammed earth structure is conceived as a space for silence and to connect with nature, but will decompose over time Studio

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

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

Amid a climate crisis, what does the ‘ideal city’ look like?

A new book showcases projects that contribute to more inclusive, sustainable and desirable cities. But does its optimism tackle the scale of the problem? Words

Opinion

A new community centre by Mæ Architects combines local history with sustainable design

Within a CLT structure, the Sands End Arts and Community Centre in south-west London aims to be an inclusive space for locals Words by Harriet

Buildings

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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