ShareFoster + Partners, announced in their web site that in collaboration with PHA and Mobility in Chain, they have won an international competition where architects were challanged to come up with a masterplan for the expansion of the Incheon Free Economic Zone, encompassing the islands of Kanghwa and Onjin-gun, to the North East of Seoul, [...]
ShareSustainable Design concept can not be boiled down to planning environmentally friendly houses. It is a major part of it, accounting for more than half of the electricity consumed and GHG produced; still it is incomplete without a proper green interior design. 1) Selecting Sustainable Materials and Bamboo Miracle The choice of materials is very [...]
A sound insulation is a must to reduce carbon emission and build environmentally friendly buildings. Materials used for insulation, on the other hand, can be hazardous to nature. So, why don’t you grow mushroom in your walls?
ShareVancouver-based architecture firm Bricault Design is developing projects not only in architecture, but also in interior design, graphic design and product development in playful and customized ways. Among their architectural designs are a Brooklyn brownstone renovation, a Regina convent conversion, and a home addition located on Brooks Avenue, which can literally be called a “green [...]
Share Vernacular stands for common speech patterns of a society, as opposed to the formal literary language oriented towards academic discourse. Vernacular building in that sense is a regionally distinctive and regionally understood structure. It involves methods of construction which use locally available resources and traditions to address local needs and tends to reflect the [...]
ShareFamous for his usage of paper as an architectural component, particularly recycled cardboard paper tubes used to quickly and efficiently house disaster victims, Ban shakes much of architectural conventions. He doesn’t only use an unusual palette, he also designs structures that don’t have very long lives and used out of recycleable materials. He just doesn’t [...]