eco-architecture

Susi Q Senior and Community Center in Laguna Beach

May 18, 2009 / No Comments

In the modern era, sustainable living has to be a priority if we care about our planet. Laguna Beach is thronged with architecture that defines sustainable living at its best as it has long embraced the environmentalist movement. The latest addition to the Laguna Beach is the Susi Q Senior and Community Center. The building has been laid on a 8,200 ...

Proposal to turn Amsterdam’s abandoned sewage treatment silos into climbing gym, turned down

May 14, 2009 / No Comments

Here is a mighty good example of how apparently “useless” objects— however big they are, could be put to good use. Since the officials of the city of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, were not prepared to let go waste three abandoned sewage treatment silos, they invited proposals, on a competitive basis, in order to settle on the best use that these structures ...

Taiwan’s Chinatrust Bank, Goes Green With Grand New Headquarters

February 27, 2009 / No Comments

South-East Asia may be the next best sandbox available for eco-friendly architects. After Dubai, Taiwan is embracing that green wave of change with a new and enterprising structure that will soon become the imposing headquarters of Chinatrust Bank. Designed by the Los Angeles office of NBBJ along with local architects from Fei & Cheng Associates, the structure is set for completion ...

Tahoma Townhouse in Utah: Eco-Architecture takes a turn towards lavish luxury

January 16, 2009 / 1 Comment

Park City in Utah is currently home to one of the most unique and exquisite works of green architecture and housing. The Tahoma Townhouse project that was developed by Baker Street Properties is a three townhouse community that has managed to bag the first Built Green Utah certified residential development in Park City. The green venture creates luxurious homes that do ...