Home Of The Future: Self-Sufficient City Model

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Architect Vicente Guallart has won the international competition promoted in the new area of Xiong'an, near Beijing, with a project that defines a new standard for residential buildings and a self-sufficient city model in the post-Covid-19 era. The good news is, it can be applied worldwide. "We can no longer continue designing cities and buildings as if nothing had happened. In …

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Humanizing Public Design in Foster& Partners Hospital Project In Cairo

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Our home is our safe harbor, and we do not want to compromise on that feeling when stepping outdoors. Public spaces such as hospitals, airports, education facilities, or convention centers will undergo a long-due makeover offering a homely, more meaningful, and less anonymous layout. Humanizing public design needs to be on private and public agendas, and a thoughtful example of …

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Playful modular homes nestled within nature by Precht

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The first thing that might come to your mind is a submarine periscope, or is it a water pipe? The idea of Bert is a family of playful modular homes nestled within nature that invite people to experience architecture and nature through the eyes of children.     Precht, co-founded by husband and wife Chris and Fei Tang Precht, designed the Bert family for …

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Best Case Example Of Organic Architecture With Javier Senosiaina

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    There is no better timing to revisit Javier Senosiaina's La Casa Orgánica (Naucalpan, México,1985), in a moment where we'd like to feel more connected than ever to nature. The welcoming place hardly modified the environment in which it has been built but adapts like an igloo or a cave to its surroundings. This concept was based on the idea that animals and …

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Architectural presence using absent matter

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The presence of matter is the essence of architecture. Indeed, through a material form, a construction rises in a place previously empty: an architectural appearance comes to existence. When abandoned, any building will succumb to time and become a ruin. A ruin represents, partially, the previous existing architecture; with a part no longer existing. What if we could build an architectural …

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Barcelona Style: A facade made of a grid of camouflage tiles

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The Green Trend has become a Green Lifestyle. Looking at this building, the architecture creates the idea of being one with nature. A rectangular, architectural structure with a roof and walls perforated with green tiles, was partly build around this building. The house visually connects with its surroundings, but at the same time it creates a shelter for solitude on …

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