sustainable architecture


The hanging eco-lodges of Laos fuse eloquent design with sustainability

Laos, a land famous for its beautiful Buddhist architecture, stunning natural landscape and incredibly diverse wildlife, is quickly becoming a new favorite among tourists. One of the chief attractions is the Nam Nern Night Safari in the renowned Nam Et-Phou Louey Biodiversity Conservation Area (NBCA). Located in the northern part of the country, and encompassing…

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Ibuku-founder Elora Hardy uses bamboo to build sustainable, low-impact homes in Bali

A growing trend, in architecture, is the use of alternative building materials that are less damaging to the environment. Considered to be one of the fastest-growing woody plants around, bamboo provides a sustainable and low-impact solution to building homes, especially in Asia, Latin America and Africa. Leaving behind the glamorous world of fashion, Ibuku-founder Elora…

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Deloitte’s new Amsterdam HQ is crowned as the world’s “greenest” office

Boasting of a whopping 40,000 sq m (430,000 sq ft) of area, Deloitte's new headquarters at Amsterdam, designed by PLP Architecture, is not just about gargantuan coverage. The imposing building christened as 'The Edge' has been heralded as the most sustainable office building on the face of our planet, with BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment…

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Atelier 8000’s ’tilted’ cube-shaped Mountain Hut fuses geometry and illusion

The primary vision of Atelier 8000 was to conceive a sustainable mountain hut design that is to be built atop Slovakia’s High Tatras Mountains. Conceptualized as an entry for Kežmarská Chata (Kežmarská Hut) international competition, the end result is something much more than just a specimen of low-impact architecture. It flaunts its visual flair with…

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