Mesmerizing vertical turbine wall to enter customer trials this year

Since revealing a concept for an energy generating wall back in 2021, designer Joe Doucet has been working on bringing the idea to life. That time is here with the launch of Airiva, a modular rotary wind turbine wall destined for installation on city b… Continue reading Mesmerizing vertical turbine wall to enter customer trials this year

Extraordinary winged museum prepares for flight in Abu Dhabi

Work is nearing completion on an extraordinary new project in Abu Dhabi by prestigious British firm Foster + Partners. Named the Zayed National Museum, the building is defined by five sculpted “wings” designed for more than just their looks – they are … Continue reading Extraordinary winged museum prepares for flight in Abu Dhabi

High-tech high-rise keeps its inside cool – no grid power required

Snøhetta recently completed work on an impressively energy efficient high-rise in Norway. It combines clever design with sustainability features, allowing it to maintain a comfortable temperature, year-round, without any grid-based power.Continue Readi… Continue reading High-tech high-rise keeps its inside cool – no grid power required

World’s most impressive new builds showcase architecture excellence

Architizer, the acclaimed platform known for celebrating architectural innovation, has unveiled the highly anticipated shortlist for its esteemed A+Awards. Honoring the crème de la crème of architectural achievements globally, the competition stands as… Continue reading World’s most impressive new builds showcase architecture excellence

Ummahat AlShaykh Island sets new standards in sustainable tourism

In the realm of innovative architecture, few projects rival Ummahat AlShaykh Island in sheer ambition and eco-conscious design. Spearheaded by architect Kengo Kuma and his team, this project is a triumph of sustainability and luxury tourism in the hear… Continue reading Ummahat AlShaykh Island sets new standards in sustainable tourism

World’s largest coastal regeneration project could transform Dubai

Dubai already boasts the world’s tallest skyscraper, with the world’s tallest residential tower on the way too. Now local firm Urb envisions transforming its shores with the world’s largest coastal regeneration project. The ambitious development would … Continue reading World’s largest coastal regeneration project could transform Dubai

Scalable, reconfigurable building switches modes like a big Meccano set

The “Study Pavilion” has now been built at the Technical University Braunschweig in Germany, and the holistic modular design and construction of the reconfigurable building offers a fascinating glimpse into a potential future for scalable, reconfigurab… Continue reading Scalable, reconfigurable building switches modes like a big Meccano set

Plastic RCYL bike rides the road to sustainability

Back in 2022, the strange-looking prototype igus:bike rolled into the spotlight boasting an angular frame, funky wheels and even bearings made using recycled plastic. Now the newly-named RCYL bike is riding into production.Continue ReadingCategory: Bic… Continue reading Plastic RCYL bike rides the road to sustainability

Danish green-roof beach house boasts sustainable sophistication

Nestled amid the picturesque hills of Jutland, Denmark, the Heatherhill Beach House stands as a testament to the seamless integration of traditional Danish aesthetics with contemporary design elements. Conceived by Norm Architects, this holiday home bo… Continue reading Danish green-roof beach house boasts sustainable sophistication

Carbon-capturing concrete walls conceal a quirky Japanese house

The production of the cement used in concrete is a major contributor to worldwide CO2 emissions and since we’re reliant on the stuff for our infrastructure, this is a serious problem. However, Nendo showcases an example of a greener way to build with i… Continue reading Carbon-capturing concrete walls conceal a quirky Japanese house