New energy storage tower for Stadtwerke Heidelberg (SWH), Germany. Solar and wind energy heats up water for an extensive regional heating network. LAVA’s design transforms new water tank into a dynamic sculpture, a city icon.
Off-site wood construction is the future of building: urbanisation is accelerating and creating pressure to increase housing construction. To answer this global challenge, construction needs to be quicker and more ecological.
Lego for grown-ups – Mjøstårnet Norway uses a completely new and untested assembly technique.
At over 80 metres tall, it is 30 metres higher than the world’s tallest timber building.
Designed by Giulietti / Schouten Architects, Rangers Ridge House Situated on the edge of a canyon overlooking the Deschutes River, the existing ranch house lacked personality, unlike its charismatic owners.
Built environment organisations call for urgent action on issues such as consumption, innovation and infrastructure: new report highlights UK’s inadequate performance against United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including those for the built environment.
Lightbox 23 was designed by Steelhead Architecture. Many custom home projects have achieved the net zero status but very few developers have committed to this level of high performance construction.
Callaughtons Ash, Much Wenlock housing design by Architype – £2m exemplar Passivhaus residential scheme: South Shropshire Housing Association’s commitment to sustainability, quality and eradicating fuel poverty for housing association residents was the driving force.
Advanced Tyvek® AirGuard® Smart offers a clever new way to control both airtightness and moisture. Now the complex needs of the modern building envelope can be met by a product that is both simple to work with and ingenious.
The Oxford Parks precinct is targeting a 4-Star Green Star Sustainable Precinct Pilot Rating, and each building will be encouraged to attain a minimum 4-Star Green Star Design certification. Solid Green Consulting
BRE news – Ethical and sustainable construction champion Dr Shamir Ghumra takes on a new role at helm of BREEAM – the leading international portfolio of sustainability standards that has been driving global improvements in buildings and infrastructure for over two decades.
O2 has renovated and extended a new floor to an existing doctor’s house from the early ’60 in Bunnik, the Netherlands. Sustanaible materials and energy consumption were key elements in the design.
Baxt Ingui Architects, P.C. designed this house, which is exciting in many ways. It is Manhattan’s first Certified Passive House, Certified LEED for Home Platinum and it is in a NYC Landmark district.
The Ashtree Passive House is a single-family residence, designed by Vaughn Yribar Architecture. The goal of the project was to create a warm, contemporary home taking advantage of the views outdoors.
1619 Phillippi St. is an adaptive reuse project by Vaughn Yribar Architecture. The project transformed a derelict auto repair shop into the regional headquarters for McCall-based EnergySeal Air Barrier Systems LLC.