green design

This is what Etsy's *actual* offices look like. Glorious.
Rows of elevated solar panels rise up from the cacti garden in front of the new Las Vegas City Hall. At night the harnessed solar energy lights up a blue-toned electronic display on glass fins across the building's façade.
If our civilization was to disappear tomorrow, would you be able to say what the future world had lost? When you work to create a sustainable future, are you certain that your approaches serve life and people?
The technologies industry has changed the way we approach office design. The traditional office model -- where executives inhabit the big corner offices and smaller spaces are carved out in proportion to employees' status -- is becoming a thing of the past.
The exhibit houses eight orangutans of assorted sizes, ages and temperaments who scamper up, down and around an environment
As South Carolina's Capitol grounds and other jurisdictions decide the fate of their most prominent emblems of past oppression and contemporary reaction, Stone Mountain guarantees that at least one Confederate icon will loom over the South's largest city for as long into the future as mankind can foresee.
Harmonica Yokocho is a special street, beyond even its wondrous name. The narrow alleyway in the stylish Tokyo suburb of
“I appreciate the Haier special prize within the iF concept design award 2014,” Qiu said in his winner statement. “As a product
And lastly, taking their ideas up to yet another scale: BIG is part of a team now working on Europa City in Paris, which
French filmmaker Claude Chabrol once remarked of critics, "Sometimes you are the pigeon, and sometimes you are the statue." This was never truer of architecture critics than it was last month.
NASA has laid out some pretty sci-fi sounding plans for the next 20 years of space travel, but a more critical mission -- at least for the sustainability of human life here on earth -- may be the one it launched in Mountain View, California, just over two years ago.
I've been thinking about a fact I recently learned which surprised me, even though I've spent most of my adult life working in and around city parks.
Orproject proposed the design as a response to the rising pollution affecting cities in Asia, as a way to filter the air
To marry the modern, natural inside to the historic, ornate exterior in a harmonious way, SFA Design applied a detailed but
Sometimes a home's exterior can be, well, misleading. And usually that's a bad thing, but sometimes there is an exception. That's the case with the portable home PH80 designed by Spanish architecture firm baton.
H/T to Curbed But the coolest part is that after it's been manufactured, this little dwelling can be assembled in just one
The simple things in life can also be some of the greenest. Biking to work slashes overall carbon emissions when compared
As Tory group leader Fraser Forsyth told a local paper, the chances of the original DS+R scheme being realized were now in