Articles tagged Eco-friendly


Fránek Architects connects building research to the earth

SLAVKOV U BRNA – Originally constructed in 2015, the eco-friendly LIKO-Noe office building is now seeing results.


This pinecone sunflower casts a beautiful shade by day and shines at night

INCHEON – With Solar Pine, HG-Architecture re-examines technology’s role in the new natural world.


Eco-inspired education centre by (se)arch splits into two child-friendly modules

TUBINGEN – Education is the flavour of the day for a small university town in south Germany, where a new education centre has been built just outside the medieval city.


Kodai Iwamoto’s eco-friendly heater is a fine example of carbon-laced infrared radiation

LAUSANNE – You probably heard the term ‘infrared’ in that science class you attended aeons ago – but did you understand what it meant? The Chochin heater, designed by Kodai Iwamoto whilst …


Hotel Cappuccino in Seoul caters to the eco-conscious traveller

At Hotel Cappuccino in Seoul, rooms dedicated to ‘free-cycling’ and ‘up-cycling’ appeal to eco-conscious travellers.


Good Hotel allows guests to give back to society

In the hospitality industry, the customer always comes first. While this mantra still rings true at the Good Hotel, it’s there that the emphasis on customer wellbeing goes hand in hand with a firm …

Urban Design

Photographer Steve King shows aerial views of Manshausen’s arctic architecture

MANSHAUSEN – A visual follow-up on Snorre Stinessen's Sea Cabins which we published in Mark 62situated on a blissful and privately owned Norwegian island.


Standard Studio plants greenery for a refreshing (re)treat amid bustling tourism

AMSTERDAM – The Cold Pressed Juicery opens a revitalised store to bring the historic city's hidden courtyard gardens to the fore while offering nectar refreshments to voyagers. 


John Sabraw paints with 'lifeless but dazzlingly coloured' pollution

With paints derived from the toxic run-off that pollutes Ohio's coal-mining country, John Sabraw used a simple technique to achieve the ecological complexity of his Chroma series.


Top Ten in Timber

Taking Europe’s crazy weather as occasion, we look at warm timber aesthetics, honourable ethics and the power of nature.


Finch Buildings crafts modular boxes as a flexible solution with durability

AMSTERDAM – Dutch company designs standardised units that are made from wood and could set new standards for sustainable construction.

Mixed Use

Green development fertilises Clichy-Batignolles district in Paris' periphery

PARIS – A sustainable development by Atelier Du Pont and Jean Bocabeille Architects is uprooting the outskirts of Paris for a new landscape.