Articles tagged Eco-friendly

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.

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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 …

In dialogue with nature on the outside, blending into nature from the inside.
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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.

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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. 

Billboard: CFE Goods 3
Billboard: CFE Goods 3
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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.

Four units are stacked to form a spacious apartment with two offices below.
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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.

The mountain panorama translated into an urban setting.
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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.

Wood floors and furnishings and a paper ceiling draw on both the forested setting and traditional Japanese architecture.
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Tetsuo Kobori Architects enliven research facility with natural forces

HAMAMATSU – In its new research and development building, a Japanese automotive filtration company can take inspiration from the environment for its innovations.