Articles tagged Eco-friendly

Town Hall by cepezed. Photo Lucas van der Wee & Gert-Jan Vlekke
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The Town Hall by Cepezed is a greenhouse for all

NAALDWIJK – Known for its horticulture in greenhouses, the Westland in the Netherlands can welcome a new ‘greenhouse’ with Cepezed’s town hall.

Butterfly Houses by Gerner Gerner plus. Photo Matthias Raiger
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An apartment complex by Gerner Gerner plus emulates butterflies in a park

VIENNA – The architects describe it as ‘brimstone butterflies in a paradise garden’ in Vienna on Hohe Warte.

Billboard: Black Friday 2017
Billboard: Black Friday 2017
House Ship by ANA Architecten. Photo Luuk Kramer
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ANA Architecten convinces a boat to become a house

AMSTERDAM – ANA Architecten appropriated a Belgian cargo boat and created an idyllic family boathouse.

Cottage in Fontanars by Ramon Esteve. Photo Mariela Apollonio
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Ramon Esteve blends concrete and pine within a Spanish landscape

FONTANARS – When approaching the new building designed by Ramon Esteve, the first word to pop into the mind has to be ‘archetypal’.

Tower of Power by Göbl Architektur. Photos Bruno Klomfar
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Göbl Architektur installs a self-sufficient power source for electric vehicles

VIENNA – The Tower of Power is a direct consequence of contemporary society's increased interest in electric vehicles.

Mark A-to-Z: E is for Eco-friendly
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Mark A-to-Z: E is for Eco-friendly

As we aim to move closer towards a zero-footprint society, we take a look at five projects that include ‘eco-friendly’ within their credentials.

LIKO-Noe by Fránek Architects. Photos Jakub Skokan / Martin Tůma (BoysPlayNice)
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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.

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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.

Billboard: Black Friday 2017
Billboard: Black Friday 2017
Education Centre by (se)arch. Photos Zooey Braun
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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.

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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 …

The interior of Hotel Cappuccino is a prime example of upcycling, thanks to the use of vintage clocks collected across the globe and chairs made from second-hand furniture and discarded items.
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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.

‘Premium hospitality with a cause’ is how the Good Hotel describes itself. The slogan means that, despite the company’s commitment to staff, it doesn’t compromise on service and design.
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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 …