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The Community-Run Cedar House by Airbnb and Go Hasegawa Welcomes Guests in Rural Japan

Now available to book through Airbnb, Yoshino Cedar House serves as a shared space for the rural community of Yoshino, Japan, and its visitors.<p>Every detail of the structure inspires connection to the people of Yoshino and their underlying traditions.<p>A rural town in the Nara prefecture of Central …

Looking Ahead: 8 Architecture and Construction Industry Trends for the Next 30 Years

VIATechnik specializes in technology for the architecture, engineering and construction industries and works with clients in the realm of virtual reality, BIM services and artificial intelligence. Architizer is glad to present a selection of the firm’s blog posts on all things AEC. check out their …

Construction

The Textural, Geometric Surfaces of AL_A's MAAT in Lisbon

After a study of Madrid’s exuberantly geometric architecture, Digital Designer and Creative Director Joel Filipe continues his formal exploration in …

Young Architects Design and Build Iran's First Free-Form Brick Structure

Using an array of programs available for public use, a group of young architects called ADAPt have designed and realized a unique free-form brick …

Construction

25 Simple Backyard Landscaping Ideas

Need backyard ideas? Try these fixes for a sloped, shady or boring backyard. Subtle Terracing in Backyard and Garden Idea This backyard benefits from …

Landscaping

7 impressive homes built to resist natural disasters

As we begin to feel the effects of climate change, one consequence is more natural disasters. According to NASA's Earth Observatory, rising …

NOAA

How to build an earthbag home for $11.50 per square foot

<b>Are you looking for a DIY construction technique for building an affordable earthquake-, flood-, and bullet-resistant home? Look no further.</b><p>There are …

Construction

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A Sustainably Built Home in Rural Ontario

For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.<p>After years of city living, Maggie Treanor was ready to move to the country, though she didn’t know how far her journey would take her. She first migrated in 2002, from the Ontario …

Scientists are working on new technology that could beam unlimited energy to Earth from space

Sea levels are rising, glaciers are melting, and extreme weather is becoming the norm. The negative effects of man-made climate change are here to stay — and they're getting worse.<p>Luckily for the Earth, the world's supply of fossil fuels is limited. And for the past several decades, researchers …

Clean Energy

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Design

This @resi_analyst chart tells a richer story of the UK economy than many (factors constraining house building) http://t.co/jtu0z00udP

Unreal City. @AnnaMinton reviews #VirtualControl exhibition by @MaxColson + @UCLurbanlab in July issue of @Arch_Today http://t.co/ybqSRbqAyb

Is this REALLY the best house in the world? It looks like a wartime bunker but this three-bed Oxfordshire home has been named number one by the architects' bible

• <b>Three-bedroom Oxfordshire home has been named the best house in the world by The Architectural Review</b>• <b><br>Despite looking more like a glorified wartime</b> …

Giles Pike Architects

A New Modern Hotel Brings Midcentury Miami to Tulum, Mexico

Explore a new stylish and surprisingly affordable boutique hotel in Tulum, Mexico, that offers midcentury-Miami vibes in the middle of the jungle.<p>Once a quiet little Mexican fishing village, the town of Tulum in the state of Quintana Roo has evolved into a laid-back beach destination that has …

There is going to be a massive bridge so that animals can cross the road safely

Why did the Puma cross the road? Because it could. Obvs.<p>Planners in Los Angeles have designed an audacious overpass to help mountain lions, pumas and …

Los Angeles

Solar industry is being slashed and burned by the Tories

The government’s claim to be leading a solar revolution is a bad joke when it is instead pursuing ideological warfare against ‘green crap’<p>The government wasted no time after the election in killing the country’s onshore wind power sector and is now taking its wrecking ball to the solar industry, …

STFU, Critics! Apple’s Spaceship Campus Is Pure Awesome!

Apple is still moving forward to build its $5 billion, 176-acre campus Cupertino “spaceship” Campus 2 headquarters, expected to open in three years.<p>Critics have been attacking it since Steve Jobs first proposed it to the Cupertino City Council.<p>And since that poignant moment, which was Jobs’s last …

Construction

Take a Tour of Kengo Kuma’s Expansion of the Portland Japanese Garden

It’s not surprising that Japanese architect Kengo Kuma's first public commission in the U.S. is unmistakably Japanese.<p>Nestled in an urban forest surrounded by a residential neighborhood in the hills of Portland, Oregon, the Portland Japanese Garden is a beloved cultural attraction that was starting …

In Norway, A New Model For Zero-Energy Housing

Snohetta’s carbon-neutral model home looks like it’s been tipped up for a quick vacuum underneath. Could it be replicated elsewhere?<p>The building industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters. About half of the U.K.’s carbon dioxide emissions come from the construction and operation of buildings; …

Energy

Famed Blues Artist Inspires Success Against All Odds: Memphis Slim Collaboratory http://freshome.com/2014/06/17/famed-blues-artist-inspires-musicians-succeed-odds-memphis-slim-collaboratory/

Austria's Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

Architecture

Modern Pyramid House by Juan Carlos Ramos

We've seen our fair share of unique modern home designs like the box-shaped metallic house or the abstract fortress made of concrete, but Mexican architect Juan Carlos Ramos has taken on a form less-visited for his aptly titled project <i>Pyramid House</i>–a conceptual pyramid-shaped home created and …

Architecture

Designs for Great Architectural Landmarks that Were Never Built

If you're writing an alternate history, these would be the buildings you'd want to include. They're the discarded designs for famous landmarks. …

Eiffel Tower

Rudolph House

This mid-century modern house was transformed from a municipal garage into a private house in the late 1950’s by renowned modernist architect Paul Rudolph. At project start the house was in pristine condition, virtually untouched since it won a Record Houses award in 1960. We were tasked with …

BRE Group: News

news from the BRE Group<p><i>published: 8/7/2013</i> <br>This press release is over six months old and the details may have been superseded. Please contact the …

Sustainability