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The mind-bending drone photography of Aydin Büyüktaş

<b>Using just a drone and some post-production trickery, Aydın Büyüktaş has created a unique and strange view of the world. Oliver Atwell goes on an</b> …

Austin eco-development Whisper Valley bets big on sustainable suburbs

The planned community wants to offer affordability and sustainability<p>In booming Austin, Texas—a red-hot real estate market primed by tech-sector-startup money and a staggering 159 new arrivals daily in 2016—the quickly coalescing mega-development of Whisper Valley seems perfectly normal.<p>A …

The Myth of the Sustainable City

<i>Excerpted from</i> America’s Most Sustainable Cities and Regions: Surviving the 21st-Century Megatrends<i>, by John W. Day and Charles Hall (with</i> …

How to Integrate the 12 Principles of Permaculture to Design a Truly Sustainable Project

<i>The 12 principles published here are explained in detail in the book Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability, by David …

Permaculture

The Broken Window Theory In Design & Product Development

<i>by</i> <i>Tobias van Schneider</i><i><br>first appeared</i> <i>on my private email list</i><i>.</i><p><i>*UPDATED* — Updated article on my blog.</i><p><i>Continue Reading</i>

Vancouver park commissioners approve final design for new downtown park

In the midst of massive densification, downtown Vancouver is going to get a new urban park in the central business district.<p>Tonight, the park board …

Futuristic Illustrations by Artist Simon Stålenhag – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Architectural Research in Pedagogy and Practice – in Conversation with Adrian Lahoud

<i>The following interview with Adrian Lahoud was first published by</i> Volume Magazine <i>in their 48th issue,</i> The Research Turn. <i>You can read the Editorial of</i> …

Social Movements

C.F. Møller's Proposal for the Örebro Timber Town Blurs the Line Between City and Nature

C.F. Møller Architects and C.F. Møller Landscape, in association with Slättö Förvaltning, have won the competition to design a new residential …

Design

German Artist Jan Vormann Uses Lego to Put Colorful Twist on Urban Design

MAINZ, Germany — An artist is repairing buildings and structures around the world, but he's using colorful Legos instead of traditional bricks and mortar.<p>Jan Vormann, a 33-year-old sculptor from Berlin, has invested about six years traveling the planet to fix crumbling walls and buildings with …

Lego

Classical Paintings Seamlessly Blend into Modern-Day Scenes in Brilliant Photoshop Collages

In Gabriel Nardelli Araujo's <i>The Canvas Project</i>, classically painted figures of centuries past seem to have leapt off the canvas to explore the modern-day world. The Portuguese artist uses Photoshop to collage the characters from famous museum paintings into his own contemporary photographs of …

Art

Vietnamese architect wins 6 Green Good Design Awards

Vietnam’s renowned architect Vo Trong Nghia has won six Green Wood Design Awards for his works, one in Italy and five others in Vietnam.<p>The six …

To Make Buildings More Sustainable, Put Water Pipes on the Outside

A design model from two Carnegie Mellon students couples environmental conservation with a striking aesthetic.<p>Residential water pipes are often overlooked as a key component of urban infrastructure, with the ongoing Flint water crisis serving as perhaps the most egregious example. One major factor …

Architecture

A Vision Plan for the Dead Sea / Sasaki Associates

The detailed master plan for the Jordan Development Zones Company (JDZ) by <b>Sasaki Associates</b> encompasses 40 square kilometers of land along the north …

World's First Algae Bioreactor Facade Nears Completion

BIQ - the world's first algae powered building - is set to be completed in Germany later this month. Built for the International Building Exhibition …

Architecture

Getting person out of a car and onto a bike saves more energy & carbon than going Net Zero

Five years ago I wrote In Defence of LEED: Stop Bashing the Bike Racks! and got attacked for everything from SPELLING FAIL! because people who are …

Green Living

From Ideas to Implementation: Creating Sustainable Cities with Good Governance | Smart Cities Dive

<i>How cities are governed has a significant impact on whether low-income communities, like Rio de Janeiro's favelas, genuinely benefit from</i> …

Galapagos: sun and wind power world's 1st 'green' airport

The world’s first ‘green’ airport is up and running on Ecuador’s Galapagos islands.<p>The eco-airport, located on the island of Baltra is completely powered by sun and wind.<p>Furthermore, 80 percent of its infrastructure was made from material recycled from the previous airport.<p>The airport, which opened …

Dwell

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Home Tours

Nanocellulose Fibreboard is an all-natural replacement for MDF and moulded plastic

<b>Graduate shows 2015:</b> Royal College of Art graduate YunTing Lin has created a new material from plant fibres and naturally fermented cellulose, and …

Angled shipping container houses a staircase for Israeli port office by Potash Architects

Shipping containers are often repurposed to create buildings, and this structure by Tel Aviv studio Potash Architects features one container balanced …

Gear of the Year Spring/Summer 2015

Top Gear Innovations Outdoor gear doesn't just improve, it keeps getting dramatically better. For our biannual Gear of the Year awards, we celebrate the insights, breakthroughs, and leaps forward in new products that make our time in the outdoors safer, more comfortable, and more fun. Here are our …

Top Gear

Articles about leeding way on Dwell.com - Dwell

One day last April there was great excitement on Highland Avenue, a quiet, hilly street (on which this writer happens to live) of...<p>New York–based designer Todd Bracher represents the United States at an important furniture fair in Germany.<p>A killer bachelor pad in Hollywood, the manliest chair of …

Home Tours

James Cameron Has Created Giant Solar Flowers That Track The Sun

Serious flower power.<p><i>Avatar</i> director James Cameron is no stranger to taking on big projects. Not only has he recreated an extraterrestrial world and …

Solar-Powered Plane Soars Over The Pacific Without A Drop Of Fuel

A solar-powered, single-pilot airplane just made aviation (and renewable energy) history, completing the 4,000-mile journey from Japan to Hawaii without stops or fossil fuel. The plane landed Friday morning at Kalaeloa Airport on the island of Oahu.<p>The trip from Japan to Hawaii was the longest leg …