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SONGJIANG HOTEL
2014-08-27 10:00:00
Located in China's Songjiang district, close to Sanghai, Atkins Design, set Songjiang Hotel within a beautiful water-filled quarry.
Sustainability is integral to the innovative design ranging from using green roofing to geothermal energy extraction. The underwater levels house a restaurant and guestrooms facing a ten-meter deep aquarium
THE 10 INNOVATIONS THAT CHANGED ARCHITECTURE FOREVER
2014-08-23 10:00:00
The 10 Innovations That Changed Architecture Forever
GREEN BULDING CERTIFICATION SYSTEM
2014-08-19 10:00:00
The systems that assess buildings according to their impacts on environment, are important tools in the green transformation period as well as happening to be the very first step.
QUOTES FROM ARCHITECTS: BRUNO TAUT
2014-08-15 10:00:00
"Architecture is the frozen form of music..." -Bruno Taut
MAN OF STEEL, EMPIRE STATE!
2014-08-13 10:00:00
The story of the men who built Empire State building, without using any safety equipment.
CONSTRUCTION OF THE TOWER OF PISA
2014-08-09 10:00:00
Construction of the Tower of Pisa, which took two centruies, began 841 years ago today.
ORGANIC ARCHITECTURE WORKSHOP
2014-08-03 10:00:00
The 4th Organic Architecture Workshop will be held between 04-10 August 2014 in Kuzguncuk!
JESSICA GREEN: GOOD GERMS MAKE HEALTHY BUILDINGS
2014-07-31 10:00:00
Our bodies and homes are covered in microbes � some good for us, some bad for us. As we learn more about the germs and microbes who share our living spaces, TED Fellow Jessica Green asks: Can we design buildings that encourage happy, healthy microbial environments?
THE GREENEST HOME
2014-07-29 10:00:00
Passive is the new green. Passive Houses, well insulated, virtually airtight buildings, can decrease home heating consumption by an astounding ninety percent, making them not only an attractive choice for current and prospective homeowners, but also the right choice for a sustainable future. The Greenest Home showcases eighteen of the world s most attractive Passive Houses by forward-thinking architects such as Bernheimer Architecture, Olson Kundig Architects, and Onion Flats, among many others. Each case study consists of a detailed project description, plans, and photographs. Including a mix of new construction and retrofit projects built in a variety of site conditions, The Greenest Home is an inspiring sourcebook for architects and prospective homeowners, as well as a useful tool for students, and builders alike.
WHAT IS GREEN BUILDING
2014-07-27 10:00:00
With its various names; sustainable, ecological, green, eco-friendly and so on, green buildings can be described as structures in harmony with nature, sensitive to ecosystem, created by evaluating the life cycle framework, designed with a holistic approach and social & environmental responsibility, designed by considering climate data and specific conditions of the land, directed towards renewable energy sources, encourage participation to use materials with no-waste production.