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Complete Facade Greening: High-Rise Apartment Building in Milan

Flora and fauna take on added importance in this exemplary living concept for increasingly densely populated metropolises by becoming an integral part of the building's shell.

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House Without Heating: Office Building in Austria

Building "2226" is planned without heating, cooling, and mechanical ventialtion but should provide constant temperature between 22 und 26 degrees Celsius.

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Ecobuild 2014 – Championing a Greener Built Environment

The event hosts the most comprehensive showcase of sustainable construction products in the world.

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Ruins and Concrete: SCAD Museum of Art

Resurrecting the ruins of the nation’s only surviving antebellum railroad complex, the Savannah College of Art and Design transformed a national historic landmark.

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Rehabilitation of King Street Station in Seattle

To minimize environmental impact, materials were reused rather than replaced. The improvements also included significant seismic and structural updates to improve the building’s safety and durability.

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New Boathouse for Community Rowing (CRI) in Boston

The unique kinetic cladding system, which regulates natural ventilation and light, literally transforms the shape of the building and its relationship to the surrounding landscape.

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Swimming and Ice Skating: Lentpark in Cologne

The ice skaters are doing their rounds across the whole building while watching the swimmers – and being watched. The seemingly contradictory climatic requirements of an ice and swimming facility ...

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28th Street Apartments in Los Angeles

The project by Koning Eizenberg Architecture won the first prize of the category “Housing” at the 2013 World Architecture Festival in Singapore.

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Award-Winning Sustainability: Law School at University of Baltimore

Boston-based Behnisch Architekten won the “Energy Performance + Architecture Award 2013” for their consequent planning of environmental friendly buildings. They are also on 2013 WAF shortlist with ...

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Eight-pointed Star: UN City in Copenhagen

A sculptural staircase in its core reflects the UN’s work to create global dialogue. The office building by 3XN is expected to become one of Denmark’s most energy efficient buildings.

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