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Chinese city gets bike highway in the sky

Copenhagen’s Bicycle Snake is a wonderful ride and a fun design by Dissing + Weitling Architecture. Now the firm has completed a 7.6 km (4.7 mi) …

Hong Kong

HOUSE VISION Tokyo Returns for Summer 2016 to Exhibit 12 Home Ideas

Following the success of the inaugural HOUSE VISION Tokyo in 2013, the exhibition is set to return again this summer under the theme of “Co-Dividual: …

Architecture

Oneiric Paintings of Mountainous Landscapes

La peintre britannique Sarah Winkler s’inspire des formes lointaines des sommets montagneux pour créer ses oeuvres artistiques. Les crêtes y …

These Fantastical Architectural Illustrations Are Made Using Autocad

Fabiola Morcillo Núñez, an architect from the University of Chile, is 26-years-old and has been formally drawing under the name 1989 for about a year …

Gomos Modular Home takes 3 days to install

The Gomos System offers a flexible design platform, where each home can be as big or small as needed, depending on the number of modules chosen and …

Prefabs designed for extreme locations - CNN Style

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Prefab Homes

5 TED-Ed Lessons to watch on Earth Day

How do solar panels work? Can wildlife adapt to climate change? How many TED-Ed Lessons include animated Earths, anyway? Here are 5 TED-Ed Lessons …

Earth Day

archatlas: Hex House Architects For Society From the architects: There are natural and man-made catastrophic events affecting the living conditions of large population groups. With the prevalence of refugee displacement across the globe Architects For Society has embarked on designing building solutions that target these populations by providing housing designs that are both dignified and cost effective. The hex house is conceived as a low cost, sustainable, rapidly deployable, long stay and dignified house which is shipped in pieces and assembled by the end users. The basic building components are galvanized tube steel for the base, structural insulated metal panel for walls, floor and roof and can be customizes with conventional interior and exterior finishes. Images and text via Architects For Society (via archatlas)

Architecture

How can we reduce concrete’s hefty carbon footprint?

<i>Originally published on</i> <i>Ensia</i><i>.</i><p>A roomful of materials scientists, gathered at UCLA for a recent conference on "grand challenges in construction materials," slowly passed a brick-size white block around the room. They held in their hands, briefly, part of the solution to one of those grand challenges. …

Engineering

Olafur Eliasson: 'The vast majority of modern architecture is trash'

<b>Thirteen years after his giant sun attracted over 2 million visitors to Tate Modern, the Danish-Icelandic artist</b> – <b>and former national break-dancing champion</b> – <b>has built a bridge in Copenhagen. Just don't call him an architect, he tells Benjamin Secher</b><p>Olafur Eliasson thinks big. The Danish-Icelandic …

Dutch family of four living in experimental urban greenhouse home

People living in northern climes don't have the year-round greenery that people living in the tropics can enjoy. Unless they live in a greenhouse, …

Ecocapsule is a home completely off the energy grid | Toronto Star

The unit’s spherical shape maximizes collection of rainwater and morning dew. Membrane water filters purify the water. Zacek says, “It doesn’t rain …

Susan Sarandon