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About | Urban Biofilter Urban Biofilter designs, implements, and advocates for the integration of biological systems into our existing urban infrastructure. Urban Biofilter is a research and design organization based in Oakland, CA and is a project of Earth Island Institute, a 501(c)3 nonprofit. As a collaborative team of ecological engineers, designers and community organizers, Urban Biofilter creates environmental systems appropriate to each site and community. We focus on transforming undervalued urban resources such as brownfields and wastewater into community assets.

Bjarke Ingels Group This Innovative Greenhouse Makes It Possible to Grow Crops Even in the Desert! Farming can be extremely difficult in the areas that lack humidity and experience high temperatures and frequent droughts. However, a new innovative greenhouse, which collects dew and then uses it for irrigation, makes it possible to grow crops even in the hottest and driest parts of the world. It was designed by Roots Up, a non-profit organization based in Northern Ethiopia, which aspires to help Ethiopian farmers in cultivating crops in the unfavorable climatic conditions of the region. It is worth mentioning that the Root Up greenhouse is a low-tech project, as it is built with the use of basic materials that can be easily found in the area, such as bamboo and ropes, and the construction itself is quite simple and does not require any special skills or tools. How does the Roots Up greenhouse work? In essence, it traps the humidity from the air during the day and converts it into the water in the evening through the process of condensation.

Award-winning renovation slashes mid-century home’s carbon footprint by 80% | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building London-based architecture firm Coppin Dockray completed a green house renovation that’s so successful it cut carbon emissions by 80 percent. Located on a steep wooded slope in the historic Wiltshire village of Antsy, the rural home, named Ansty Plum, comprises a 1960s house and small side annex that had fallen into severe disrepair. Coppin Dockray restored the original structure to its former glory and added double glazing, extra insulation, and other features to boost its thermal efficiency and comfort. Topped with a distinctive sloped roof that mimics the steep terrain, Ansty Plum was originally designed by David Levitt in 1964 for former Arup partner and engineer Roger Rigby. The property also includes a studio annex later designed by Brutalist architects Peter and Alison Smithson. Both structures were significantly deteriorated by the time Coppin Dockray co-founder Sandra Coppin and her husband purchased the property six years ago. + Coppin Dockray Via Dezeen Images via Coppin Dockray

diller scofidio + renfro Open standards such as HTML5, WebGL, and WebAssembly have continually matured over the years and serve as viable alternatives for Flash content. Also, major browser vendors are integrating these open standards into their browsers and deprecating most other plug-ins (like Flash Player). See Flash Player EOL announcements from Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla. By providing more than three years’ advance notice, Adobe believes that there has been sufficient time for developers, designers, businesses, and other parties to migrate Flash content to new standards. recyclage Dans le cadre du Jubilee Park de Göteborg, faisant partie d’un projet de développement qui va durer sept ans, l’agence berlinoise Raumlabor a conçu un original bain public qui constitue un nouvel espace commun à tous les habitants de la ville. Frihamnen est l’une des zones portuaires de Göteborg qui a perdu petit à petit son caractère industriel et fait partie aujourd’hui de la ville. Cette transition garde encore les traces d’énormes espaces indéfinis au caractère très attrayant où l’on peut établir divers édifice et de nombreuses activités culturelles. Le patrimoine de cette zone portuaire industrielle consiste à une série d’objets fonctionnels et de bâtiments qui tissent de nombreux liens entre l’asphalte, le béton et l’eau environnante. La Jubilee Park, l’avenir de la zone portuaire Les quais, créé pour les navires de tournage, vont perdre leur ancienne fonction à l’avenir. Comme un arachnide sorti de mer Plus d’informations sur le site de Raumlabor. Les photos: © Raumlabor

8 homes that generate more energy than they consume | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building Your future home could make electric bills a thing of the past, and even help you earn money in the process. Plus-energy homes are popping up around the world, generating more energy than they use, and can even be set up to sell excess energy back to the grid. Beautiful, energy efficient, and increasingly affordable, these dwellings are proving the viability of renewable energy over fossil fuel sources. We’ve rounded up eight plus-energy homes that can produce more energy than they need, with some so powerful that they can even light up the house next door. Dramatically tilted toward the southeast, Snøhetta’s ZEB Pilot House is a plus-energy family house that produces enough surplus energy to power an electric car year-round. Heralded as Australia’s “first carbon-positive prefab home,” the Carbon Positive House is a solar panel-topped house that produces more energy than it consumes. Plus energy architecture isn’t limited to freestanding homes.

Neil M. Denari Architects 30 Eco-Chic Houses Made of 10 Types of Recycled Materials Waste materials that are reclaimed for new structures can be as simple as a bunch of stacked tires or a boat that’s no longer seaworthy, or as complex as old stone bricks re-sculpted to look like new. They can be roughly cobbled together into rustic cabins, or masterfully incorporated into stunning modern residences along with new materials. Sometimes they’re left as-is, their signs of age providing a sense of history, and sometimes they’re processed into something that leaves no hint of their origins. These 10 recycled building materials were saved from the landfill and transformed into the following 30 green homes, and many more around the world as like-new materials Bottles & Cans (images via: treehugger, inhabitat, green upgrader, To some, they’re junk, but to others, discarded bottles and cans can be the main materials of a recycled home. Ships & Boats (images via:,, mr38) Glass Panels & Windows Barns Shipping Containers Grain Bins Tires

ArchiBlox » Carbon Positive House | Sustainable Homes - Eco Friendly Homes - Healthy Living Carbon Positive The Carbon Positive House (CPH) has been created to free us of modern day lifelines and make significant contributions within society. Developed and created through innovative design sensitivities and new technologies. The CPH has moved beyond carbon zero by making additional ‘positive’ contributions by producing more energy on-site than the building requires. A revolutionary step forward in Australian Architecture and Construction. In-ground Cool Tubes: to help with cooling Sliding Edible Garden Walls: to block sun penetration Green Roof: for added thermal insulation The Buffer Zone: "The lungs of the house" & "Food Basket" Healthy Materials: High grade sustainable materials, formaldehyde and VOC free Airtightness: Airtight building envelope for energy efficiency Like more information on our CARBON POSITIVE homes?

:.Schwartz/Silver Architects.: Recycled Materials Cottage | Small House Swoon A cottage in Panguipulli, Chile. Designed by Juan Luis Martinez Nahuel. Photos courtesy of Juan Luis Martinez Nahuel. More info. here. This family lives in a sustainable and edible green-house home of the future A professor the University of Rotterdam’s Sustainable Building Technology program recently offered an opportunity to Netherland families to participate in a groundbreaking project that would span three years and completely uproot the participating family by relocating them in an experimental greenhouse dwelling. Not everyone would jump at the proposal, but for Helly Scholten, a “botanical stylist” and her family, the project was a chance to dip their toes into a lifestyle she had long fantasized about—sustainable, functionally off-grid and far from mundane. Scholten applied right away and secured her family’s new home for the next three years, adorned with walls of glass and a roof layered in flora and growing produce. They officially moved into the greenhouse in June of 2015 and haven’t looked back. The home can also be a massive responsibility in terms of maintenance. See more here: &

Architecture Research Office (ARO) About ARO Principals Stephen Cassell, Kim Yao and Adam Yarinsky 2014 Honor Award Donald Judd Home and Studio Knoll San Francisco Knoll R&D at NeoCon 2014 Under Construction: University of Cincinnati Stadium Addition Brooklyn Botanic Garden Gateway Knoll Flagship Offices, Showroom, and Shop Under Construction: Greenbaum Student Residence at Tulane University Capital Z Kayak Pavilion at Long Dock Park Hudson River Center Colorado House How to Wrap a Stair in Felt Congregation Beit Simchat Torah Corrulamp Rising Currents: A New Urban Ground Flea Theater Central Park West Apartment Awards Desbrosses Loft Art Display Panel Video Brown University ICERM Nippert Stadium: Under Construction Five Principles for Greenwich South Green Light Harvard GSD GSD diagram Kingsland Capital Management Life Starts at 50 Market Park Hudson Yards Motown Center Sheffer Chicken Coop Martha's Vineyard House NYU Institute of Fine Arts Qiora NYC Parks Comfort Stations Cooper Hewitt Exhibitions 99 Plymouth Street Federal Design Excellence Strategy Press

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