Moss in The Bronx: The newest trend in Architecture

Moss in The Bronx: The newest trend in Architecture

By Anna Domanska - Sep 08, 2017

Modern architecture is untouched by culture. It is, in a certain sense. Where are those old granite buildings with an emerald moss and silver lichen growing on their shoreward wall

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STARK Architects Plans to Create Sustainable Floating Hawkers Centre in Singapore

STARK Architects Plans to Create Sustainable Floating Hawkers Centre in Singapore

By Anna Domanska - Jul 04, 2014

(All Image Courtesy of SPARK Architects) SPARK architects has presented ‘the solar orchid’, an outline for a floating hawker center equipped for involving waterscapes o

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Nature as a Mentor: Enterprising Sustainable Innovation

Nature as a Mentor: Enterprising Sustainable Innovation

By Anna Domanska - Feb 12, 2014

One of the most compelling and evolved peculiarities of nature is sustainability. Nature is innocuous. It banks on diversity, fits form to function and rewards corporation. It is z

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Eco-friendly Fake Hills in Beihai, China: MAD Architects

Eco-friendly Fake Hills in Beihai, China: MAD Architects

By Vrushti Mawani - Apr 06, 2011

This Chinese firm, with its “MAD”-ly distinct sustainable building designs has managed to carve a niche for itself for sure. MAD Architects’ under-construction Fake Hills pro

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Virtualising Mumbai. The Cybertecture Egg by James Law & Ove Arup

Virtualising Mumbai. The Cybertecture Egg by James Law & Ove Arup

By Vrushti Mawani - Mar 28, 2011

Think Mumbai; what’s the first few visuals that flash by ? “Super-populated”, “ridden with slums and poverty”, “people living and working in exceedingly tiny depressing

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Noah’s Ark Re-jigged

Noah’s Ark Re-jigged

By Vrushti Mawani - Mar 14, 2011

This giant floating steel-and-glass-vertical-doughnut hotel, claiming to offer a self-sustained environment, its lower half immersed in water and its upper half afloat, is nothing

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Terreform and MIT collaborate to create the Fab Tree Hab

Terreform and MIT collaborate to create the Fab Tree Hab

By Vrushti Mawani - Mar 07, 2011

Ever fantasized about a treehouse hideout as a kid? Surely. Well, seems like this group of architects from Terreform and MIT believe that treehouses are not just for kids. Mitchell

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California Desert Dreaming: Boom, much more than just a mirage

California Desert Dreaming: Boom, much more than just a mirage

By Vrushti Mawani - Feb 14, 2011

 A community for gay retirees in the Californian desert, Boom is about “inclusion, not seclusion; … living, not retiring”. A $250 million project being financed by Lo

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