This water theatre by the British architect, Sir Nicholas Grimshaw of Grimshaw Architects, takes the form of a vertical seawater greenhouse, with the evaporators and condensers stacked vertically to maximise yield. The structure is not only a visible engine of sustainability but is also a large theatre auditorium.
In 2004, a local government in Paris revealed plans to redevelop an area of the city. However, in response to time lag and a lack of consultation, a residents group launched a virtual design competition for the area in Second Life.
To Dutch designer, Tejo Remy, a fence could be so much more than simply a separation or delineation of space. This gorgeous project, Playground Fence, explores a fence that can be part of the playground and not just its border. *Eco-friendly Hummers. Architecture design competitions in Second Life. Sign up for our free weekly newsletter [...]
Michael Wolf, a German born American photographer, has lived in Hong Kong since 1995. His work explores the ways city-dwellers in China and Hong Kong shape their surroundings in an ‘organic metropolis’. His series — Architecture of Density — has some breathtaking images of Hong Kong’s apartment buildings.
Diller Scofidio + Renfro is an interdisciplinary firm, who in their own words, ‘straddle architecture, urban design, visual arts and the performing arts’. Seemingly constantly creative, they have turned their attention to the concept of an Eco House, working with Atelier Ten, an environmental design firm. Named the Phantom House, the conceptual home is owned [...]