Sustainability

Electro-mobility: a dead end?

More than a dozen ‘surplus energy’ homes are currently available by the German prefab housing market, a trend that is increasing. Faster than many expected, a...

Sustainability

A resource-saving synergy: hybrid timber constructions for high-rise buildings

Multi-storey buildings are still rarely built from timber. Usually building codes and fire protection regulations prohibit greater heights than four to six...

Sustainability

Quality management for healthy indoor spaces

Air is our most important form of sustenance, nevertheless the quality of indoor air in buildings is often disregarded to this day.

Sustainability

»Low-carbon buildings are all about people«

»You could say that I spent 10-15 years of my career doing computer modelling and calculations of buildings and climate only to realise that low-carbon...

Testing temple: Ordos, China by Margot Krasojević.
Architecture

Testing temple: Ordos, China by Margot Krasojević.

Pleasing pleats: Saitame, Japan by Hironaka Ogawa & Associates
Architecture

Pleasing pleats: Saitame, Japan by Hironaka Ogawa & Associates

Steve Jobs' yacht.
Architecture

Steve Jobs' yacht.

Blossom gate by Studio Preteck, Xiangyiang.
Architecture

Blossom gate by Studio Preteck, Xiangyiang.

Wood from trees: TOC House, Mexico by Elias Rizo Arquitectos.
Architecture

Wood from trees: TOC House, Mexico by Elias Rizo Arquitectos.