Articles related to “Sustainable architecture”

Sustainable architecture will become even more important in today’s increasingly volatile world.  It’s no longer only about green buildings and energy efficiency.  Sustainable architecture will function as a junction where people can re-imagine their relationship with nature.

Importance of Small Architecture by Kengo Kuma

Kengo Kuma and "Small" Architecture Architect Kengo Kuma is an extraordinary author. He does an excellent job of reminding us ...
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Japanese architecture: is it really natural and sustainable?

Japanese architecture: is it really natural and sustainable? Kengo Kuma and "natural architecture" Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, who recently designed ...
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Toyo Ito and “Home-for-All” (Minna-no-Ie) – Can People Shape Architecture?

Image above: The Japanese Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2012 Image by Jean-Pierre Dalbéra via CC BY 2.0 Architect ...
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MUJI Passive house

MUJI House is a passive house designed for optimal indoor comfort We use energy in the home to keep the ...
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Shigeru ban projects in progress: La Seine Musicale

As the name of the exhibition suggests, Shigeru Ban’s “Projects in Progress” focused on ongoing projects, rather than completed ones. It ...
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In-depth report: “Projects in Progress” by Shigeru Ban

Japanese architect and Pritzker award-laureate Shigeru Ban's contribution to sustainability is unparalleled. He is renowned for his extensive and innovative ...
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Yoshino Cedar House x Airbnb: True sharing enabled by “people”

Yoshino Cedar House is a partnership between Airbnb and Yoshino Town, Nara, Japan. Yoshino is famous for the Yoshino sugi ...
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So we’ve lost the game of economic efficiency. Now what?

After the United States presidential election, in 2016, it became clear that the struggles experienced by distressed rural areas, including ...
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Japanese architects on “natural materials”

Japanese architecture is often associated with natural materials or design that focuses on natural elements.  How do Japanese architects think ...
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Open House with Condensed Core: House Vision 2016

IKEA’s “Better Shelter” has been awarded the Beazley Design of the Year award, presented by the Design Museum in London ...
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Where would millennials live when they go minimal?

Millennials have different views on consumption.  Growing up in a recession and burdened with big student debt, they have less ...
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Get shou sugi ban inspiration from Japanese architect

Inspiring sho-sugi ban design and ideas by Japanese architect Terunobu Fujimori Shou sugi ban, or 焼き杉 (yaki-sugi, or burnt cedar), ...
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Yoshino-sugi Cedar House : Go Hasegawa x Airbnb

Airbnb started listing the Yoshino Cedar House, in Yoshino-cho, Nara, Japan, starting in January of 2017.  It is Airbnb's first attempt to ...
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Zen perspectives in Tony Hsieh’s Downtown Las Vegas Project

Tony Hsieh, the CEO of Zappos, invests heavily in human capital.  And he does so in a very unique way.  ...
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Shigeru Ban: Disaster Relief as Architecture Projects (2)

Shigeru Ban: Disaster Relief as Architecture Projects (2) 3.11 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011 The Tohoku Earthquake that hit ...
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Shigeru Ban: Disaster Relief as Architecture Projects

Shigeru Ban: Disaster Relief as Architecture Projects Shigeru Ban, the 2014 laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, has been working on ...
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“Great Transformation of Architecture”: Toyo Ito and Sustainable Architecture

Natural disasters have been shaping architecture, as Kengo Kuma points out in his book “Small Architecture (小さな建築).”  Every time devastating ...
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We are all in this together: re-thinking design & architecture

Zero> Zero architecture and design> Zero and Zen Zero and Sustainability> Mindful satisfaction Humans have power to feel mindful satisfaction ...
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Zero perspectives in “Small Architecture” by Kengo Kuma

Kengo Kuma and "Small" Architecture Architect Kengo Kuma is an extraordinary author. He does an excellent job of reminding us ...
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Rental Space Tower by Sou Fujimoto: House Vision 2016

The Rental Space Tower: Sou Fujimoto x Daito Trust Construction  The Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto is a master of "ambiguity." ...
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Want to design your own living style? apply for MUJI House

MUJI, which pursues the philosophy of “empty vessels,” challenges our strong belief that houses are “bigger, the better.” In July ...
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