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shigeru ban is designing 20,000 new homes for refugees in kenya

<b>japanese architect shigeru ban is set to design 20,000 new homes for refugees in kenya’s kalobeyei refugee settlement.</b> ban, who is known for his …

The Seasteading Institute's floating cities are designed for unregulated innovation

A plan to build self-sufficient floating cities outside of national borders features in the latest movie from our Dezeen x MINI Living video …

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Belt and Road Initiative infographics | HKTDC Research

The Belt and Road Initiative infographics present in graphics useful and practical information of the Belt and Road Initiative including Belt and …

Nader Tehrani Is Literally Shaping the Future of Architecture

The NADAAA founder not only runs his own top-tier architecture school—he's managed to design and build three others<p>When the new architecture school building at the University of Toronto opens in September, it will mark a milestone for Nader Tehrani. The founder of the New York- and Boston-based …

bonte and migozzi's timber cabin nestled amidst luscious green pine groves in greece

<b>french architecture firm bonte and migozzi completes its contemporary wooden cabin, KGET, overlooking the azure mediterranean sea in greece.</b> the …

marcos miguelez reinterprets the essence of traditional masonry with vms house in spain

<b>the ‘vms house’ designed by marcos miguelez is located on a triangular site surrounded by mixed-use lands, near the outskirts of leon, spain.</b> a small …

World Building of the Year 2017 shortlist announced

Architecture projects from 68 different countries have been shortlisted for awards at this year's World Architecture Festival, including a concept …

walker warner architects sites quintessa pavilions in the napa valley

<b>situated on a ridgeline within an unspoiled 280-acre estate in california’s napa valley, the ‘quintessa pavilions’ capture the concept of marrying</b> …

the p'yan school project in thailand is an initiative created by students for students

<b>the ‘p’yan school project’ is a voluntary initiative formed by international students that have financed, planned and raised a school building for</b> …

Burkina Faso's new parliament building "responds to needs of the people" says Diébédo Francis Kéré

In this exclusive Dezeen movie, Burkinabe architect Diébédo Francis Kéré explains how he is rebuilding his country's National Assembly to be "more …

Tomomi Kito remodels Tokyo home to accommodate four generations of the same family

Japanese studio Tomomi Kito Architect & Associates has renovated the interior of an 1970s house in Tokyo to provide a open-planned home for multiple …

10 plant-covered buildings that point to a greener future

Architects are touting plant-covered tower blocks as a way to tackle air pollution and improve the quality of urban life. From one of the world's …

Anako Architecture completes "fortress-like" concrete house in an Alpine town

This robust concrete house in the Swiss town of Savièse steps down the side of a hill and contains rooms lining internal patios that look out towards …

eureka + g architects studio complete roadside ono-sake warehouse in japan

<b>a collaborative project saw the ‘ono-sake warehouse’ completed in the border of a commercial and residential district in tsukuba, ibaraki, japan.</b> the …

Is this the world’s greenest, smartest office building?

It’s the world’s greenest office space, and probably the smartest, too. The Edge in Amsterdam knows how much energy it is consuming, how many parking …

Solar Stocks Jump -- and There’s a Lot More Room to Run

Two of the biggest names in solar are up over 50% since April, and they could still be undervalued.<p>The solar rally may finally be upon us. As you can …

To open up global trade we need to understand 'protectionism'

One word was conspicuous by its absence in the communiques on trade that came out of three meetings this year of the world's finance chiefs.<p>The G20 …

Architects for Society designs low-cost hexagonal shelters for refugees

Minnesota-based Architects for Society has developed a prototype for a rapidly deployable dwelling that could house victims of catastrophic events (+ …

cheungvogl's new seoul ferry terminal will feature continuous waving roof

<b>hong kong–based firm cheungvogl has won the international competition to realize the seoul yeoui-naru ferry terminal anticipated to be completed in</b> …

Forget Details: Start a Business With These Three Things

If these three elements of your business exist, then all the other details will fall into place.<p>What does it take to really start a business?<p>As a consultant and mentor to small businesses and entrepreneurs, a problem I too often find is many entrepreneurs get stuck in the mundane and unimportant …

powerHYDE dwellings by billionBricks seek to house india's homeless

<b>last year, india’s government set the country a target of building 40 million rural dwellings for its homeless population in just five years.</b> this …

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nendo's CoFuFun plaza features saucers that reference ancient tombs

<b>nendo has completed its first public space — a 6,000 square meter plaza named ‘CoFuFun’ that includes cafés, meeting spaces, and play areas.</b> situated …

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this.<p>In this video, …

Marc Fornes installs a cloud-like barnacle structure for Orlando’s Convention Centre

<b>Architect Marc Fornes and his studio</b> <b>THEVERYMANY</b> <b>created this giant cloud-like barnacle structure to be exhibited at the heart of Orlando’s Convention</b> …

Affordable Off-Grid Solar Electric

Written by John D on The Prepper Journal. <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> 4.76/5 (85) <i>Editor’s Note: This post is another entry in the Prepper Writing Contest from John D. If you</i> …

Simón Vélez’s battles and strategies with Bamboo presented at the Venice Architecture Biennale

<b>Colombian architect</b> <b>Simón Vélez</b> <b>presents his works at the Venice Architecture Biennale as a new way of working with bamboo by naming it 'battles and</b> …

The Global Solar Boom: How Solar Is Finally Moving Beyond Boom and Bust

The past decade of solar energy has been all about a series of boom and bust cycles. Germany's generous solar tariffs drove the industry for most of the 2000s before the country cut subsidies to the bone. The U.S. investment tax credit (ITC) has helped drive a boom in installations, but its …