Echo Eco-pods are modular marv...

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[Translate] 1 of 8 credit: Brochloch Bothy 1 of 8 Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGGER Design / Modular Design The crazy thing...

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Transformable mobile tiny hous...

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[Translate] Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) Design / Tiny Houses © Kaneko Tiny houses are captivating to many of us, perhaps in part...

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Architects rejoice, your all-g...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGGER Technology / Solar Technology © Yimu Zhao, University of Michigan But perhaps...

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Lessons from the 102nd Floor

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[Translate] Authors Victor Olgyay, AIA Principal ROCKY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE After the Empire State Building, deep energy retrofits gain...

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Sustainable Design Innovation:...

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[Translate] 08/20/2014 by Jared Green   THE DIRT   The built and natural environments merged to form something new and amazing...

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Cities: Apply Now for the 100 ...

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[Translate] 08/21/2014 by Jared Green  THE DIRT The Rockefeller Foundation has announced the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge, a $100...

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Off-grid cruciform container m...

Aug 21, 2014 by

[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok) Design / Modular Design © Dachi Papuashvili From dwellings to retail parks, we’ve...

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On the Move: Stunning Supashak...

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[Translate] On the move: Stunning Supashak is designed to be modular and transportable Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Modular...

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The Future of Architecture, Ac...

Aug 20, 2014 by

[Translate] The METROPOLIS Blog Justin Zhuang A design for the Bird’s Nest Villa, one of several illustrations exhibited at the...

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Portable tiny house built from...

Aug 20, 2014 by

[Translate] Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) Design / Tiny Houses © Stereotank Tiny houses come in all shapes and sizes, and are built...

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Natural Architecture, Accordin...

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[Translate] 08/19/2014 by Yoshi Silverstein   THE DIRT Woven branches. Green bamboo, curved while young to harden in place. Hives,...

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Paper-Thin Walls

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[Translate] AECOM specially engineers fiberglass to achieve Smiljan Radić’s vision for the Serpentine Pavilion. Shannon Sharpe ...

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Air conditioning has changed A...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture CC BY 2.0 Lloyd Alter Over at Salon, Henry Grabar describes How air...

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New study confirms that switch...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture © Michael Charters, Evolo Honorable Mention, 2013 A new study...

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Cool roofs offer a salve for h...

Aug 17, 2014 by

[Translate] White Roof Project Hacking the climate By Benjamin Mandel   GRIST From his office in the Berkeley hills, Art Rosenfeld...

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This architect builds with bee...

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[Translate] Shigeru Ban Architects By Brentin Mock   GRIST One of my fascinating reads this past weekend was a profile in the New...

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When nature fights back: How e...

Aug 16, 2014 by

[Translate] A Swedish town presents a case study for social displacement. But what happens when New York becomes uninhabitable? Henry...

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World Architects Pledge Zero C...

Aug 15, 2014 by

[Translate] The METROPOLIS Blog Martin C. Pedersen The UIA has announced that its members have adopted the 2050 Imperative, which...

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Intelligent daylighting soluti...

Aug 15, 2014 by

[Translate] Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) Technology / Clean Technology © EcoNation The LightCatcher brings the sunlight indoors,...

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SIZE DOES MATTER

Aug 15, 2014 by

[Translate] A decent infographic showing the benefits of living in smaller spaces Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)  TREEHUGGER Design / Tiny...

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Magical thatched wooden pavili...

Aug 14, 2014 by

[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok) Design / Green Architecture © Emily Mannion, Thomas O’Brien Here on TreeHugger we are often...

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Stair House twists up through ...

Aug 14, 2014 by

[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Interior Design © Peter van der Knoop/ Onix A clever solution to the problem of the...

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Recap: The Metropolis Summer R...

Aug 14, 2014 by

[Translate] Point of View The METROPOLIS Blog Metropolis Editors Courtesy There are few things creative types like more than books....

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How I’m raising a family...

Aug 14, 2014 by

[Translate]     TREEHUGGER Katherine Martinko (@feistyredhair) Living / Green Home © K Martinko Living in a small house doesn’t...

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LIFE EDITED: FAMILY STYLE PART...

Aug 14, 2014 by

[Translate] inShare David Friedlander Architecture [If you didn't read Part 1, find it here] Moving into the place required a lot of...

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Soaring domes built with bambo...

Aug 12, 2014 by

[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok) Design / Green Architecture © Vo Trong Nghia Architects We may have seen the rise and fall...

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A Thoroughly Modern Take on Co...

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[Translate] inShare David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture A big focus is put on micro-apartments when talking about compact,...

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What will the house of the fut...

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[Translate] . Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGGER Design / Green Architecture House Ad Houses of the future, from the past...

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Open Source Farming: A Renaiss...

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[Translate]   (Photo: Dahr Jamail)Given Anthropogenic Climate Disruption (ACD) and our dwindling capacities for producing enough...

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Brilliant off-grid 161 sq. ft....

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[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok) Design / Tiny Houses © Living Big In A Tiny House From the positively miniscule to the...

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