Naturally cool: why passive shading and ventilation will change the future of facades

Naturally cool: why passive shading and ventilation will change the future of facades

The need to minimise energy consumption affects many aspects of architecture, and designs that employ traditional or cutting-edge shading devices and ventilation methods are at the forefront of reducing our reliance on air conditioning. Architonic examines some ecologically innovative projects. Read
So Transparent: London's iconic Crystal Palace reloaded

So Transparent: London's iconic Crystal Palace reloaded

One of most iconic architectural structures of the 19th century – London’s legendary Crystal Palace – is being reborn, with a host of international starchitects in the running to rethink it. Leading materials consultancy MATERIALS COUNCIL investigates the exciting possibilities this landmark project offers in terms both of material innovation and of cutting-edge building technologies.
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Ethics and Aesthetics

Ethics and Aesthetics

ZEITRAUM's furniture designs are sustainability pioneers.
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Living the Light

Living the Light

Luminaires by SERIEN.LIGHTING are always more than just light-producing solids: the independence of their forms and functions gives them an utterly compelling quality as well.
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sichtbare.HAPTIK - fühlbare.OPTIK

sichtbare.HAPTIK - fühlbare.OPTIK

Individualisierung bedeutet unter anderem, sich außerhalb der Masse zu definieren. Somit sucht man immer nach neuen Ideen und Materialien, um Individualität zu erlangen. Vor allem in den Bereichen Design, Gestaltung und in der Werbung ist dies von grosser Bedeutung. Innovative Profis sind immer auf der Suche nach Neuem, um Ihre Marktposition auszubauen. An diese Unternehmer und Kreativen hat GEMvision gedacht, als ZEBRAfilm entwickelt wurde.
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