The Hikari no Tokei Gate at the Seibu Ikebukuro flagship store features an incredible new LED clock. This is viewed as a different initiative in place of the usual stone fountains that serve as the centerpieces of most of the modern shopping centers. The underutilized space is taken to a whole new level by Yugo Nakamura and Yukihiro Takahashi who ...
Work was competed last month on the third largest green roof garden located in the city of Washington D.C. the initiative was carried out by WWF – The World Wildlife Fund – on their building as part of their efforts to create a model world home that was good for the environment.
Kang Woo-Young, an associate professor at the Kaywon School of Art and Design in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea through his project titled ‘Collage Scape’ imagines a future which depicts man-made landscape structures including landscapes which mimics the natural world’s patterns and evokes the memories of nature.
The world’s first carbon neutral conference center has just been opened. The Convention Center Dublin (CCD) is a multi-use complex that has a large performance hall, exhibition hall, multiple meeting rooms and an eye-catching atrium that overlooks the river. The center accommodates up to 8000 people and uses several sophisticated integrated systems to cut down energy consumption dramatically.
A solar-powered tree house community has been built in the Costa Rican Jungle, and it is considered the world's first modern, planned, sustainable tree house community. Named ‘Finca Bellavista’, the enclave near the Pan-American Highway is the idea of Matt Hogan and his wife Erica.
World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) latest green architectural innovation has reached completion. The organization’s headquarters in Washington D.C. features this which is in fact a green roof atop the building. This is considered as the third largest in the city.
Charity organization Habitat for Humanity’s new environmentally-friendly house is under construction in the St. Henri neighborhood. The building, being constructed by the organization’s Montreal branch, is the first of its kind in the area. The four-storey building has two three-bedroom apartments. It will be equipped with energy star rated appliances, doors, windows and light fixtures to reduce energy consumption. Besides, ...
The upcoming Abu Dhabi Investment Council Headquarters Towers is designed to be a set of twin buildings that feature a crystalline honeycomb shell. This outfitted arrangement will help in protecting the building from sun and may resemble a honeycomb shell. It is likely to decrease the cooling expenditure by 25 %.
Dubai’s new skyscraper, ‘The Wave Tower’, will be introducing a novel way of energy consumption. Its ‘green’ design promises to use the ‘state-of-the-art sustainable technologies’ which will help in saving energy and water efficiently.
An obelisk, titled ‘cyclisk’ has been built by Mark Grieve and Ilana Spector, artists hailing from Northern California. The monumental sculpture, which is made out of recycled bicycles, stands 65 feet tall and weighs around 10,000 pounds. It is one of three other bicycle structures built by Grieve.