Articles tagged Green Roof

Vestre Fjordpark by ADEPT. Photo Rasmus Hjortshoj

The city, the park, and the fjord reconnect through ADEPT’s architecture

AALBORG – ADEPT in collaboration with landscape architects GHB creates a new narrative around the Limfjord – the largest fjord landscape in Denmark.

Platinium by Tetrarc. Photo Marie-Caroline Lucat

Platinium by Tetrarc has a heart of gold and a silver skin

MONTPELLIER – Tetrarc completes Platinium, a residential block, that uses bold metallic and reflective features to make an impact on the neighbourhood.

15 Residential Units by Metaform. Photos Steve Troes Fotodesign

Metaform coils 15 residential units around a curve on a slope

LUXEMBOURG CITY – No sane architect has grand dreams of building on a curved site with an aggressively-steep topography.

Parking Garage by dJGA and Modulo Architects. Photos Lievan van Landschoot

Modulo and dJGA carve a canyon for a meandering parking garage

Brussels – Generally damp, unattractive and cast in concrete, the typology of the car park usually conjures up images of 1950s brutalist volumes of necessity that obscure the skyline.

City Hall Venlo by Kraaijvanger Architecten. Photos Ronald Tilleman

Kraaijvanger Architecten inspires sustainability with 'green fingers'

VENLO – The green façade of Venlo's City Hall is instrumental in providing a healthy working environment with a cradle-to-cradle approach throughout the full design process.

A 'green' school complex is designed as part of a new sustainable development in North-Eastern France.

An eco-school complex is designed for a new sustainable development in North-Eastern France

SIN-LE-NOBLE – The site connects the existing district of Epis and the new district of Le Raquet, offering educational facilities for both areas.

Sky Residence is located on top of a historic nineteenth-century building in downtown Charleston.

Kevan Hoertdoerfer Architects designs an urban condo in the sky

CHARLESTON – In a city where modern architecture is rarely present, Sky Residence is making a bold statement while blending in with the historic surroundings.

Stacked modules are alternately cantilevered and superposed to form loggias and balconies.

Boucicaut Housing and Medical Care by Ameller, Dubois et Associés

PARIS – A social housing development by Ameller, Dubois et Associés seeks suburban harmony in urban Paris.

Smooth, curved wooden cladding along the hall’s ceiling admits light while allowing noise to escape.

Market Hall Marly-le-Roi by Ameller, Dubois et Associés

PARIS – Ameller, Dubois et Associés has created a market hall with an environmentally and aesthetically sensitive design.

Ito’s Science Hills occupy a former factory site in Komatsu, a Japanese manufacturing hub.

Science Hills Komatsu by Mari Ito/UAo

KOMATSU – Mari Ito’s winning design for Science Hills Komatsu is rich with sustainable technologies and continues the Japanese dialogue on landform building.

The rear side strikes with a double-storey space behind a transparent facade.

Botanic Garden Visitor Centre by Weiss/Manfredi

NEW YORK – A vegetated volume wriggles around the edge of Brooklyn’s Botanic Garden, serving as an ideal transition between city and park.

On the roof, a rain collection system ensures the plant is eco-friendly when it comes to water use.

Vacarisses Waste Treatment Facility

BARCELONA – A 45,000-sq-m waste treatment facility near Barcelona is perched atop a controlled waste landfill site, infusing the space with new greenery.

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