Articles tagged Sustainability

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Are nomad, pack-and-go cities in our future?

Arnhem – Inflatable structures by Roos Meerman and Bart van den Hoven function as flexible pop-up lodgings. 

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What will the Lamborghinis of the future look like? IED Barcelona has a few ideas

Barcelona – The Italian carmaker asked for revolutionary vehicles, set in the year 2035. The students of the Transportation Design undergraduate programme at IED Barcelona responded.

Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
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A puffer jacket exhibition in Tokyo gets down with waste

Tokyo – In Tokyo, Rikako Nagashima celebrates Descente Blanc’s puffer jackets using nothing but by-products from their production.

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Out Now: Frame 124 – The New Eco-Travel: Circular. Clever. Confident

Amsterdam – The newest print issue of Frame gives the green light to a series of groundbreaking eco-tourism projects. 

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Freitag’s pragmatic retail design feels right at home in Rotterdam

Rotterdam – Freitag by Eduard Leiden’s design honours the pragmatic sustainability exercised in both the brand and its host city.

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In Amsterdam, a Java Island hotel goes greener

Amsterdam – A new hotel in the Dutch capital’s Java Island looks to the nation's past in order to be better equipped to respond to a more sustainable future.

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A mixed-use project in Japan brings water to the people

Tokyo – Rainwater harvesting systems are part of the façade of the Kugayama Southgate Building in Tokyo. The designers aim to rekindle the locals’ relationship with water.

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How Vola illustrates the beauty of circularity

Horsens, Denmark – For its fiftieth year, Vola has created a celebratory video series to showcase the circular economy built into every step of their design process.

Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
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QO Hotel's integrated sustainable concept

Amsterdam – TANK architectural studio uses biomimetics to inform the design of the newly created QO Hotel.

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The future of sustainable design is in the sum of its parts

Barcelona – Iberital’s focus on intentional design earns the intuitive VISION espresso machine an award for sustainability in design.

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Redefining imitation materials, Jorge Penadés restructures leather

Madrid – In Frame 122, we look at surfaces and materials that are not what they seem: from Kengo Kuma’s hardwood veneers to Onno Adriaanse’s foam shelving.

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This year, experience four seasons of sustainable design innovation

Milan – The ideals of the Salone del Mobile will be housed in a multi-season structure, revealing the potential for innovations that not only respect nature, but embrace it.