Posts with tag "SUSTAINABILITY"

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 [...]

April 6, 2016 In practice

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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 [...]

March 2, 2016 In practice

Gando School Library, K r Architecture.

Kere Architecture: kere-architecture.com SUSTAINABILITY LOW BUDGET PUBBLIC UTILITIES # community The library building forms a joint between the first school building and the extension and thus shelters the schoolyard from dust-carrying easterly winds. The library will be open to everybody, [...]

January 30, 2016 Africa

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 [...]

January 23, 2016 In practice

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 [...]

December 30, 2015 In practice
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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 [...]

December 12, 2015 In practice

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 [...]

September 15, 2014 Africa

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 [...]

May 1, 2014 Asia

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 [...]

May 1, 2014 Asia

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 [...]

April 24, 2014 America