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Posts tagged 'Sustainable 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

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

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

Jony Ive and Prince Charles will save us all with design, apparently

The pair has teamed up to launch the Terra Carta Design Lab, inviting students from the Royal College of Art to develop solutions to the

Opinion

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

Air-purifying playground designed in Warsaw

Powered by solar energy and play, ecoLogicStudio’s specially designed microclimate harnesses algae biotechnology to clean the air of pollutants Words by Ewa Effiom ecoLogicStudio, a London-based

Design

Parley and M.I.A release ocean waste eyewear collection

The Clean Waves eyewear range is created from marine plastic debris and reclaimed fishing nets – and sale of the products helps ocean cleanup initiatives

Design

Ending the destruction of our planet is a design challenge

We need to leave behind toxic materials, systems and products whose damage we can’t justify any longer Words by Cyrill Gutsch In December 2020, as

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

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden

Sumaya Dabbagh designs monumental Dubai mosque

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

In an industrial landscape, a transformed bird hide emerges

PLAY: visual inspiration for architectural design

Rethinking the future of the Los Angeles River


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

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden

Sumaya Dabbagh designs monumental Dubai mosque

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

In an industrial landscape, a transformed bird hide emerges

PLAY: visual inspiration for architectural design

Rethinking the future of the Los Angeles River


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