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July 2018: Monthly Environmental News Roundup

Important Environmental News From Around the World Equinor-Masdar Offshore Wind Farm Fully Set-Up and Functional The instalment of the world’s first floating wind farm has been completed by Norway’s Equinor in Scotland. Electricity generation had already been initiated at the 30-MW farm in October 201730

People's Pavilion - 100% Borrowed

People’s Pavilion – 100% Borrowed

Eindhoven, Netherlands bureau SLA & OvertredersW The People’s Pavilion is a design statement of the new circular economy, a 100% circular building where no building materials are lost in construction. One of the most important design events in Northern Europe—took place in Eindhoven (NL). In30

Social Housing Units in Massive Stone

Social Housing Units in Massive Stone

Paris, France Barrault Pressacco architectes The Parisian practice Barrault Pressacco recently completed a social housing project in massive stone. The operation articulates an environmental approach to design whilst echoing the Hausmannian building tradition that characterises the French capital. The use of this natural material equally30

The Knife Reinvented

The Knife, Reinvented

The knife has been reinvented. After winning over cooking enthusiasts with its refined, local and authentic products, Quebec company Maison Milan is continuing its drive to market tools for culinary spaces internationally, with products created by some of the world’s best designers as per information30

Îles-de-Boucherville National Park

The Îles-de-Boucherville National Park Wins Several Architecture Prizes

Sustainable Building, Boucherville, Canada Smith Vigeant architectes Institutional Architecture, Commercial Architecture, Competition, Sustainable Development, Travel, Sustainable Building The discovery center was recognized by the Canadian Green Building Awards 2018, the Canadian Wood Council’s Wood Design&Building Award 2018, the American Architecture Prize 2017 and won the Sustainable Development Award and30

Oxygen Park, Education City, Doha

Sustainable Buildings: Oxygen Park, Education City, Doha

Taking the elemental life-force of oxygen as its inspiration, Oxygen Park, is a unique public space designed for health and wellbeing in a desert environment. It has been created with the local community in mind, providing an open space in which to exercise, rest, and30

A Tunnel with Unique LED Lighting

A Tunnel with Unique LED Lighting

Eisenmann has received the prestigious Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016 in the industry, machinery and robotics category. The 41 judges, including designers, university professors and journalists from around the world, praised the advanced design of the VarioInspect, an LED light tunnel that supports quality30

Sustainable Buildings: The Dock Building

The Royal Vancouver Yacht Club’s new Dock Building is an example of industrial architectural elegance crafted from a modest budget as per v2com. The design team at MGA wanted to show that all projects, from working industrial buildings to boutique museums, can and should be30