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DOME+PARTNERS CELEBRATES THE WORLD GREEN BUILDING WEEK!
2014-09-22 10:00:00
DOME+PARTNERS celebrates the World Green Building Week!
JOHN HARDY: MY GREEN SCHOOL DREAM
2014-09-20 10:00:00
Join John Hardy on a tour of the Green School, his off-the-grid school in Bali that teaches kids how to build, garden, create (and get into college). The centerpiece of campus is the spiraling Heart of School, perhaps the world's largest freestanding bamboo building.
TOM WRIGHT WAS BORN 57 YEARS AGO TODAY.
2014-09-18 10:00:00
The British architect Tom Wright, who designed the 7-star Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai, was born 57 years ago today.
QUOTES FROM ARCHITECTS: LOUIS KAHN
2014-09-16 10:00:00
"If you think of Brick, you say to Brick, What do you want, Brick?'" -Louis Kahn
FOR A BUILDING TO BE IDENTIFIED AS GREEN BUILDING CERTAIN...
2014-09-12 10:00:00
For a building to be identified as green building certain standards must met, such as, sustainable water and energy, ecological material use, indoor air quality, user health and comfort, transportation and waste control, acoustics and pollution. These issues of efficient use of resources aimed at reducing the negative impact of the building's design and construction process on the environment.
ARCHITECTURE FOLLOWS NATURE: BIOMIMETIC PRINCIPLES FOR INNOVATIVE DESIGN
2014-09-10 10:00:00
Architecture Follows Nature: Biomimetic Principles for Innovative Design
TODAY IN HISTORY: TANGE KENZO
2014-09-04 10:00:00
Combining traditional Japanese styles with modernism, created a unique style and realized his designs on five continents, Japanese architect Kenzo Tange was born 101 years ago today.
THREE CASE STUDIES SHOWCASE THE PERFORMANCE, PROGRAMMATIC, AND DECORATIVE POTENTIAL OF CONTEMPORARY GLASS.
2014-09-02 10:00:00
Three case studies showcase the performance, programmatic, and decorative potential of contemporary glass.
MAGNUS LARSSON: TURNING DUNES INTO ARCHITECTURE
2014-08-31 10:00:00
Architecture student Magnus Larsson details his bold plan to transform the harsh Sahara desert using bacteria and a surprising construction material: the sand itself.
WORLD ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL (WAF)
2014-08-29 10:00:00
World Architecture Festival (WAF), will be held between 1-3 October, 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore!