Four mayors from leading world cities including Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest have pledged to halve emissions from all construction activities by 2030.
Designed by Ken Lo, of Chain10 Architecture & Interior Design Institute, the Biosphere is located close to the north-south highway in Taiwan on a plot less than 30 meters wide.
New virtual study tour showcases innovative and energy efficient buildings in Gothenburg: travel banned visitors invited to a virtual tour of three award-winning demonstration buildings
Designed by GG-loop, MITOSIS Biophilic Regenerative Ecosystem, Soest, tries to answer the need for healthy homes that has hardly ever been more apparent than during the current global condition.
Leading Singaporean landscape architecture firms are calling on local and international landscape architects to act in response to climate change and biodiversity loss.
Snøhetta completes its 4th Energy Positive Powerhouse in Telemark, Norway – an 11 story Sustainable Model for the Future of Workspaces: Norwegian building news
“Zero Carbon Buildings 2050” report by Independent research organisation CE Delft recommends long-term roadmap of policies to deliver essential carbon reductions in residential building sector.
Why green rooftops should become the new normal for cities: Strelka KB study, carried out during the COVID-19 lockdown, shows that greening strategies have multiple positive effects
Net Zero carbon buildings news: World Green Building Council launches GRESB, the leading global sustainability benchmark for real estate portfolios, to recognise companies that make a Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment.
Perkins&Will which designs offices for some of the world’s largest firms is the first architect in the world to have pledged to deliver net-zero interiors and fit-outs for commercial tenants.
Post-COP25 news: forcing sustainable buildings via legislation – local, state, and federal laws will soon require all new and existing buildings to be sustainable. In California and other states, all new housing must be green in 2020., other building types to follow.
Cool Abu Dhabi design competition winner by Mask Architects: Oasys+System – artificial breathing palm modular structure system, one of 10 winners in global contest to tackle climate change
Sustainable building news: 2020 will be a defining year for the UK’s built environment, marking the dawn of a decade of action in which the industry will be transformed by the UN’s 2030 agenda for sustainable development.
27th World Congress of Architects: UIA2020RIO news – virtual discussions for global architectural event by The International Union of Architects (UIA) and the Brazilian Institute of Architects (IAB).
“Concrete is causing climate catastrophe. It is time to break the silence”, say The Concrete Generation, Sweden: “We need the UN climate development goals to recognize sustainable materials like wood to create a healthier planet”.
Vision for a new green neighbourhood announced – C.F. Møller Architects’ masterplan situated over the railway in Aarhus creates a green, car-free, and vibrant district for everyone.
Award for 18 Screens House designed by Sanjay Puri Architects – Lucknow property planned to allude to the traditional Indian courtyard house in response to location’s climate
WORK x ation Site Karuizawa building design by Yuji Tanabe Architects in Nagano Prefecture, Japan: renovation of a restaurant building into workation offices to support a flexible working style