Check Out This Cool Sustainable Township, Babcock Ranch

Arcadis’ Sustainable Cities Index ranks 100 cities around the world for their performance acrossthree pillars, which are: People (social): This pillar looks at quality of life, assesses areas such ashealth, education and work-life balance. Planet(environmental): This pillar looksat areas including energy consumption, renewable energy share, and green spaces. Profit (economic): The economic pillar examines environment…

factory building

JPDA’s historical achievement – South Asia’s first certified passive house building

Completing South Asia’s first certified Passive house retrofit of a factory building, near Colombo, Sri Lanka, Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture (JPDA) has proved that climate is no bottleneck for achieving buildings with ultra-high-performance efficiency. This pioneering project in addition to being a model creates a green economic catalyst for sweatshop-free commercial establishments in the future….

condominiums

Arborescence the unique series of condominiums on Bromont- officially launched

Arborescence, a unique series of condominiums on the Kamloops trail of Quebec’s Bromont Mountain was officially launched by KnightsBridge, the real estate developer on 10th September 2018. First phase having 48 units of the total 260 units of this multi-stage project is expected to be delivered by the end of 2019. $100 million is the…

Green Neighbourhoods

Technopôle Angus gets LEED-ND v4 Platinum Certification for Green Neighbourhoods

Montréal, Canada Provencher_Roy Montréal, Canada The advancement plan for the Technopôle Angus has recently obtained LEED® v4 Platinum authorization for feasible neighbourhood outline. As one of the leading green localities on the planet to be an employment center, the Technopôle is confirmation that any private urban zone can turn into an excellent and sustainable living…

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). In 2017 DDW and Design City Eindhoven launched the first edition…

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 equally contributes to the sense of well-being and comfort that permeate…

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 and Use of Wood Award at the Grands Prix du Design…

Harmonic Turbine Tidal Hotel

Harmonic Turbine Tidal Hotel

Harmonic Turbine Tidal Hotel provides energy for the generation of electricity. The main objective was to redefine the hotel’s typology including the renewable energy to sustain the environment. This hotel project is among the last of one of those three tidal projects that have highlighted the importance of inter-disciplinary dialogue between engineering, architecture, industrial design,…