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
Maintenant – Bernard Tschumi at the Pompidou Centre

Maintenant – Bernard Tschumi at the Pompidou Centre

Among the numerous signs that one's status as a grandee of architecture has been secured is having a big survey exhibition at Paris's Pompidou Centre. Architonic uses the current Bernard Tschumi retrospective as an opportunity to reflect on the Swiss architect's innovative and diverse projects.
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Furnishing: designing for a wider context

Furnishing: designing for a wider context

An architecturally oriented flexibility and modularity in furnishing is responding to the increasing need for spaces that cover a diversity of user needs. Orgatec investigates.
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