Nicolas Kaal

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The top 10 in Green Architecture for 2015

It's fun to see such a mix in this category, and there are some that probably shouldn't even be here; #10 should probably be in prefab and #1 in tiny …

Paul Lukez Architecture and team are designing a self-sustaining, resilient coastal community near Boston

The reality is clear: the global sea level is rising. Coastal cities are under threat of flooding during storms, and many areas are ill-equipped to …

Sea Level

OMA & BIG among 6 Winners in Rebuild By Design Competition

Yesterday, US Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan announced OMA, BIG and four other teams as the winner of "Rebuild by …

Nassau County

How Are Latin American Cities Preparing for Climate Change? | AS/COA

Cities, home to more than half of the world’s population and drivers of countries’ economies, consume 78 percent of the world’s energy, making them …

Skywalking Stockholm: Bridged Green-Roof Parks to Span Downtown

[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Cities & Urbanism. ]Fusing height, light, density and greenery with regional vernacular architecture, this …

4 Bold Scenarios For A Future Chicago

Reinventing the Windy City.<p>Chicago survived the 1871 Great Fire, elevated a sizable chunk of its landmass, and redirected the Chicago River. But perhaps it’s time for a new reinvention for the 21st century? At this year’s inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial, an exhibition called Bold …

Top 10 Urban Innovations of 2015

How cities are creating innovative solutions to a variety of problems.<p><b>Oliver Cann | World Economic Forum</b><p>The world’s cities are in dire need of …

Smart Cities