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SUSTAINABILITY

TECON Architects – Hotel Atra Doftana, 2011

TECON Architects – Hotel Atra Doftana, 2011

#HOSPITALITY #LANDSCAPE #SUSTAINABILITY TECON Architects: www.tecon.ro The building is situated nearby a mountain lake and is configured with two major volumes, taking advantage of the natural form of the site, which presents two major level drops intercalated with two approximately flat areas: one volume that houses the rooms and reception, and the second volume that contains [...]

aprile 6, 2016 Marta Atzeni In practice 0

Dissing + Weitling – ECCO Hotel, 2013

Dissing + Weitling – ECCO Hotel, 2013

#SUSTAINABILITY # LANDSCAPE # WOOD DISSING+WEITLING: www.dw.dk   ECCO contacted DISSING+WEITLING architecture towards the end of 2011 with an ambitious plan for a center – second to none – for both ECCO’s own employees and external conference guests. In addition to the specific requirements to the facilities of the centre, viz. 50 hotel rooms, showrooms, [...]

marzo 2, 2016 Giulia Mura In practice 0

Gando School Library, Kéré Architecture.

Gando School Library, Kéré Architecture.

Kere Architecture: kere-architecture.com SUSTAINABILITY – LOW BUDGET – PUBBLIC UTILITIES  # community                                                                                            [...]

gennaio 30, 2016 Domiziana Coracci Africa 0

RAU architects – Alliander HQ, 2015

RAU architects – Alliander HQ, 2015

  #SUSTAINABILITY #RENOVATION #HEADQUARTERS RAU architects – www.rau.eu The energy grid company Liander has transformed its headquarters into a remarkably  sustainable building  and energy positive complex, becoming the first renovation project in the Netherlands to obtain the BEEAM-NL outstanding  sustainability certificate. RAU architects have been responsible for the renovation of the existing buildings and the extension, [...]

gennaio 23, 2016 Federica Marchetti In practice 0

I/O architects – Slight slope long house, 2014

I/O architects – Slight slope long house, 2014

#SUSTAINABILITY  #MONOLITH  #ENVELOPE   Project description The topography of the park environment around the house resembles a cavea of an antic theater. The long horizontal structure is facing the favorable sun orientation and the view in slight opposition of the slope. This way entering diagonally into the house the height of the spaces changes in [...]

dicembre 30, 2015 Giulia Mura In practice 0

Cepezed architects – Brussels Environment HQ, 2014

Cepezed architects – Brussels Environment HQ, 2014

#HEADQUARTERS #ENVIRONMENT #SUSTAINABILITY Cepezed architects – www.cepezed.nl Brussels Environment is the government authority in the field of environment and habitat in the Belgian Capital Region. The new headquarter by Cepezed architects represents the biggest passive building in Europe and an interesting reference project concerning sustainable architecture. In fact the compact volume shape, not only defines an iconic building, but also guarantees a [...]

dicembre 12, 2015 Federica Marchetti In practice 0

Safmarine Sport Center – Tsai Design Studio

Safmarine Sport Center – Tsai Design Studio

#community SUSTAINABILITY  – LOW BUDGET  – LOW TECH Tsai Design Studio: http://www.tsaidesignstudio.com/   Set in the picturesque Durbanville wine valley on the outskirt of Cape Town, Vissershok Primary School is a rural school where most pupils are children of farm workers and underprivileged communities living in Du Noon, a poverty-stricken township several kilometres away. The Vissershok Container Classroom, [...]

settembre 15, 2014 Elisabetta Fragala Africa 0

Simon Laws Anthill Constructions – Lychee Garden

Simon Laws Anthill Constructions – Lychee Garden

#sustainability RESIDENTIAL, ORGANIC, LOW TECH Simon Laws Anthill Constructions: anthillconstructions.com.au here a short video: vimeo.com/74683867 The Lychee Garden is a residential hub for the Halo Group’s international design headquarters and manufacturing operations based in and around the once rural town of Genglou. This communal space, known as the ‘Halodome’, is surrounded by 7 tower like buildings housing [...]

maggio 1, 2014 Dario Marcobelli Asia 0

Kouk Khleang Youth Center, KOMITU ARCHITECTS

Kouk Khleang Youth Center, KOMITU ARCHITECTS

#community SUSTAINABILITY-EDUCATION-PARTICIPATION   Construction of the youth center is a result of cooperation between Komitu Architects, a group of young Finnish architects and two Cambodian NGOs: Cambodian Volunteers for Society (CVS) and Khmer Kampuchea Krom Human Rights and Development Organisation (KKKHRDA) who work with the youth from Phnom Penh’s poor communities offering them possibilities for [...]

maggio 1, 2014 Luca Marinelli Asia 0

Chuquibambilla School Project- AMA – Afonso Maccaglia Architecture/BOSCH ARQUITECTOS

Chuquibambilla School Project- AMA – Afonso Maccaglia Architecture/BOSCH ARQUITECTOS

#community SUSTAINABILITY-EDUCATION-PUBLIC UTILITIES The rural ethnic coffee growing province of Chuquibambilla, located in the Central Highlands of Peru, on the western part of the district of Pangoa, is the commercial and cultural center of this region. About 1600 families live in the town, with over 250 children attending primary and secondary school level. Due to [...]

aprile 24, 2014 Luca Marinelli America 0