The jury’s discussions were dominated by a new building which some say will revolutionize ecological architecture, but which ultimately was not honoured with any prize.
Building passive houses in warm climate zones is generally held to be nonsense. But maybe that's not so.
In the planning for a residential building in Dornbirn, Austria, Georg Bechter Architecture has come up with a convincing solution that does not compromise on design.
Sky-scrapers, airports, motorways and artificial islands – such huge projects realised as part of the unprecedented construction boom have increasingly exhausted sand resources.
Rome University took first place at the Versailles competition, followed by Nantes and Delft. The team from Berlin came in fourth.
In Stuttgart, architects and scientists discussed the latest insulation systems: attractive façades despite of heat insulation composite systems, vacuum insulation, hybrid components, and fluid glass ...
At the new kindergarten in Bludenz, the interior design takes inspiration from motifs by the artist for children's story books.
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.
Building "2226" is planned without heating, cooling, and mechanical ventialtion but should provide constant temperature between 22 und 26 degrees Celsius.
The event hosts the most comprehensive showcase of sustainable construction products in the world.