Posts Tagged ‘Green Buildings’
The Po Ern Shi Temple from Singapore could be the world’s greenest temple. The ecologically friendly temple has achieved a carbon neutral status by producing all the electricity it needs from renewable sources.
FTL Design Engineering Studio have developed a single sustainable skin to define space, washed with day lighting and harvesting rain water. the new Rosa Parks Transit Center which will include a roof canopy to offer outdoor waiting areas, a passenger terminal and a drop off area to play a pivotal role in providing alternative means [...]
With the unbearable heat of a Middle Eastern July upon us, many of us try to find ways to stay cool. Though regular energy-guzzling air conditioning is tempting, some of us will try to relieve our consciences with more energy effecient cooling methods, such as using the cross breeze or a solar powered air conditioner.
With a futuristic design, the new horse shoe-shaped structure in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, is the first stadium in the world to provide power using solar energy technology. The Massive building has been built for the World Games which will take place in the city in July.
Recently ‘Phyte’, a 380m mobile tower was announced as the winner of a competition held by the Fondation Societe Tour Eiffel. However the designer Nicolas Mouret was later stripped of his prize because he is not officially an architect.Gus Eiffel, who was an engineer and not an architect, must have flipped over in his grave. [...]
A CO2 skyscraper is a very large building “provided” with 400 massive trees which convert and absorb carbon emissions and other pollutants into oxygen. The project, conceived by a team of California-based engineering and a design firm, Nectar, is relatively simple to build and was designed to be placed near the plants and factories.
Increasingly more people are concerned about global warming seeking new solutions to combat it. Scientists have confirmed that due to global warming, the antarctic glaciers melt down rapidly and this will affect our life. But the future is promising because a collective of New York based artists will launch in May 2009 a floating habitat, [...]
The China’s tallest tower will have 632 meters and will be sustainable, announced the architects from Gensler who manages the project. The giant tower will incorporate public gardens, will generate power using wind turbines and will collect and reuse the rain water. The tower will be composed to 9 cylindrical buildings piled on top of [...]
The first rotating solar house is more efficient than other ecological buildings because it can rotate after the sun. Solaleya Dome House is produced by the Domespace Homes, a French company, and the design belongs to Patrick Marsilli. The mechanical structure of this house allows it to rotate 360 degrees. By rotating after sun, the [...]
A skyscraper of 125 floors and 700 meters height will be built in Dubai, with LEED certification of the American Council for Green Buildings. Anara tower will have sky gardens after every 27 floors, and will include offices, shops, a luxury hotel and 300 residential apartments. The new New construction is aimed to astound even [...]