All posts tagged: Sustainability

Campus Vitra >> DIOGENE | Renzo Piano

Campus Vitra >> DIOGENE | Renzo Piano.

Minimalist housing has always interested Renzo Piano, since he was a student. Almost obsessed by the idea, during his career Renzo Piano proposed the “mini house” theme to his students in London and also designed some contemporary “unités d’habitation” such as cars, boats and cells for nuns. At that time there were no reasons of economic efficiency but only self-moderation.

De Ceuvel, Amsterdam - Birdseye View

De Ceuvel, Amsterdam >> a sustainable tale of rebirth

A polluted and unusable land becomes the site for a garden-like creative community, where ready-to-be-disposed-of houseboats have become sustainable ateliers.


PAMM | Herzog & De Meuron >> Surrounded by and filled with nature

A museum surrounded and filled by nature in Miami. Herzog and De Meuron give to the city a space for art and for people .


California Academy of Science | RENZO PIANO >> Man, nature and discovery

San Francisco is a city with a deep passion for knowledge of nature: since 1853 the city is the headquarter of the California Academy of Sciences, one of the most prestigious institutions in the US. RBWB reaffirm this vocation with an incredible building, between discover and landscape.


Tamedia office building in Zurich >>> Shigeru Ban creates a jenga-like building with a timber structure

Tamedia HQ in Zurich >>> Shigeru Ban’s jenga-like building:
Japanese traditional construction, timber joints, sustainability.


New buildings for Swatch and Omega | SHIGERU BAN >> Winning competition entry

After winning the competition for “New Headquarters for Swatch and New Production Buildings for Omega” in Biel (Switzerland), Shigeru Ban’s proposal is now under construction.



THE HIGH LINE, NYC — Complete photo gallery

Sustainable power plant - Copenhagen, by BIG

A TEDx TALK >>> Bjarke Ingels, Architecture, Sustainability

Enlightened view on Hedonistic Sustainability challenging the misconception that one must give up a portion of their comfortable lifestyle in order to live in a sustainable way – Bjarke Ingels’ TEDx Talk