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ecokit prototype homes, Australian company develops new construction system for energy efficient homes that can be built by anyone. The house kits can be shipped world-wide.
Innovative Oceanix City design by celebrated Danish architect Bjarke Ingels: BIG and partners propose a vision for the world’s first resilient and sustainable floating community for 10,000 residents.
The Ellipsicoon pavilion design by Ben van Berkel / UNStudio is a space for the mind, for moments of ephemeral escape, for rumination or for simply being, for Revolution Precrafted Propertiesg.
SUMMARY studio modular building system to build housing and multi–services spaces, in a common roadside area in Vale de Cambra, Portugal. The architects designed prefabricated elements to allow fast, cost-effective construction.
Design: Margot Krasojević Architects. The LED light consists of a 3d printed net whose recycled polymer geometry is elastic yet strong enough to stretch and reform when subjected to tremors and shifting changes in it’s immediate environment.
Design: Salt & Water. Each apartment is a catamaran that can be easily separated from the dock and navigated, allowing guests to choose the perfect location for their vacation by themselves.
Design: Dr Margot Krasojevic architect. The design for a solar-powered, perpetual motion, hydrofoil Trimaran yacht, commissioned by HoldenManz wine estate, Cape Town. The trimaran has a folding wingsail for a better lift to drag ratio, the sail’s frame is constructed from carbon fibre.
Design: Dr Margot Krasojevic, architect. The building harnesses tidal wave power to generate electricity. The structure is made up of two shells: the outer one anchors the house to the beach whilst the inner shell rises with the tide.
Design: Dr Margot Krasojevic architect. The hut offers a snowdrift frame made from weighted carbon fibre mesh, this contoured landscape mimics the surrounding vertiginous precipices and landscapes.
Design: Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, Architects. The idea to bring design also in common life attracted us. This is a new concept of habitat of house. It’s a mobile home it can be everywhere around the world; everybody can be a client.
Design: Philip Johnson Alan Ritchie Architects. The original Glass House, designed seventy years ago by Philip Johnson as his home in Connecticut, has become a classic representation of Modern architecture
Design: Paulo Mendes da Rocha + METRO Architects. Modular system of panels and metallic structure that allows wide variety of living units arrangements
Design: Dr Margot Krasojevic
The pavilion bar is part of Paris’ flood control infrastructure. An enclosed circular glass bar rests over a bell mouth spillway which allows water to enter from it’s entire perimeter, directing the water throughout the design, into the spillway.
Design: Vincent Callebaut Architectures: Cities use 75% of the worldwide consumption of energy and emit 80% of global CO2. The contemporary urban model is ultra-energy consuming and relies on exporting pollution and waste.
Design: Stephan Sobl – dramatic interplay of opaque surfaces incorporating “poché and lightweight, fragile structure” in this American casino resort, a satellite alternative to Las Vegas. Distinct architectural languages are exploited to create extreme spatial sequences.
Design: A-Simple. In Buggy Sky Station group of architects conceptualized an idea to bring village to the city and make them coexist in harmony. The skyscraper offers a unique symbiosis of the city and countryside experience with a minimal impact on the surroundings.
3D printing is one of the most talked-about technologies of this decade. Some consider it to be the beginning of the third industrial revolution, while others point out the constraints of the technique.