During festival and other events, building a pavilion is becoming a tradition in many countries but in Valencia, Spain, an eco-friendly Arraiz Garcia Pavilion is being built during the annual traditional festival in Spain. Compared to the traditional pavilions made during the annual festival that are made of polystyrene, this new pavilion by Miguel Arraiz Garcia is safe to the environment because it uses cardboard, a biodegradable material. The pavilion is made of 3,000 corrugated boxes. Another thing that you will like about it is that, it uses no other construction material. It is built representing a cave and has a title “a battle is raging even if you’re not aware of it”.
Green Slime or algae along with water power the Bio Intelligent Quotient Building or BIQ building creating an eco-friendly shade of green without the use of the commercially and harmful green tint. Together with Splitterwerk Architects, a global engineering firm ARUP creates the Bio Intelligent Quotient Building with the aim of showing it at the International Building Exhibition in Hamburg.
Building an eco-friendly structure is extremely beneficial both to all mankind as well as the environment and so Victor Vetterlein created his W-pod Writers Pod Concept. The pod will be built in different location on a private property near Aspen, Colorado USA. However, Victor’s client is a writer that wants the studio designed to be movable by truck or helicopter to various locations for writing inspiration purposes. For the said purpose, the write’s pod is designed in accordance to public roadway restrictions, which is a maximum of 8 feet in width and 6 feet in height. The pod needs not to have running water supply as well as bathroom since all of its potential locations are within walking distance to residential structures. However, the post will have the desired amount of electricity supply and because locations are prone to heavy winter snow, the pod has the separate six feet high base frame and a detachable staircase.
The Safmarine Container Classroom Will Provide A Comfortable And Eco-friendly Place To Learn For Kids At Vissershok School
Recycling used containers has been known to many environmentalist for quite some time now and its popularity has grown bigger with the Safmarine Container Classroom as one of the proofs. This structure is an eco-friendly container classroom sponsored by Woolworths, Safmarine, and AfriSam. It is made of 12m container, recycled and turned into a classroom. Pupils who will benefit the said structure are Grade R pupils of Vissershok Primary School. These pupil are aged 5-6 and are children of those farm workers and those underprivileged communities near the Du Noon Township.
The container classroom project is built with a limited budget and so it is designed to maximize space but with the important elements including the learning areas, gathering area, play area, and the growing area.
This PODhouse consists of prefabricated modules that can be assembled to form a nice sustainable micro home. You can place it in the garden or backyard office, even for a secret holiday hideaway, nice isn’t it? Designed by Swiss design firm ROB (Robust Outdoor Brands), this is a great low-impact housing solution that anyone can use. Deveoped since 2003, this micro home has since been optimized, tested and improved. It is now available for purchase.
We have seen numerous green architecture design and the Multiple Natures Fibrous Tower is another addition to the many eco-friendly structures that we have today worldwide. As its name suggests, the tower will be built in Taichung, Taiwan and will serve as an observation tower, as Taichung City Museum and park.
Hailed as an eco-friendly structure, the building is a self-sufficient one. Meaning, it can produce its own energy with the help of the PV modules that also used for the building’s shading function aside from energy production. In addition, it also produces zero carbon emission and has a non-hierarchal structural design, which is not common for a tower. The building has a dissolved bottom part creating a free area for park landscape as well as an open field that make room for building volumes, squares, green areas and paths.
Unit Fusion High-rise Residential Building Concept Can Be The Newest Eco-friendly Building In Hong Kong
Green architecture is growing and many architects including the Y Design, who is at present designing the Unit Fusion High-rise Residential Building Concept, embracing this practice to give their fair share of saving the environment. The said eco-friendly building concept will be built in Hong Kong and will feature 75 floors of studio, 1, 2, and 3 BR units. The building is a pre-fabricated type, therefore, we can expect a less carbon footprints during construction. The exterior finish of the building will also be made of pre-fabricated steel panels and glass panels.
Unit Fusion Features
Like any other residential units, the Unit Fusion will also present all essential features like the kitchen, bathroom or powder room, closet, balcony, and entry or façade. Each unit is modularized to allow its occupants to configure or arrange the unit according to their need. Each unit of the Unit Fusion will have a life cycle of 30 years and will be under maintenance every five years to ensure the high quality living condition it can provide to its residents.
Sustainable architecture is what you can definitely call of the Finnish Larch Home by Architects Djuric Tardio. This lovely home is a pre-fabricated house made entirely of an eco-friendly material called the Finnish larch. Other than that, the house also has excellent eco-friendly features. If you are to look at the photos, it has a roof that looks like unfinished. Well, it is really designed that way for a specific function. The roof has the standard framework without harming the environment. In addition, it will not be a closed roof to avoid having a space-wasting attic. To make it more eco-friendly, the architects of the Finnish Larch Home by Architects Djuric Tardio inserted the roof with inhabitants and left it open allowing the natural sunlight to come in transforming the inserted inhabitants into a vegetable terrace with plants like kiwi, squash, grapes and more.
It is good to hear that many of the business establishments are now showing concern about the environment and the Starbucks Eco-friendly Reclamation Drive Thru is a living proof. This brand new coffee shop of Starbucks is located in Tukwila, Washington.
Made of recycled shipping container, the said coffee shop is the first and probably a new branding strategy of the said coffee brand. The shop has been designed according to LEED green building standards and it consists of four shipping containers.
The elegantly designed coffee shop is done through the outstanding work of the resident architects of Starbucks. The structure is designed in-house as part of Starbucks’ initiative of encouraging green architecture in order to reduce energy use and definitely carbon emission. Despite of the structure being made of recycled materials and following LEED green building standards, the designers are still able to Starbucksified the building as it showcased the same stylish and trendy architectural design that their other coffee shops have.
Slovenian architecture company Enota made a design proposal for PTUJ Archaeological Museum. The museum is a facility that comes in two floors in PTUJ, Slovenia.
The structure has been designed to fill the town’s natural edge gap and to recreate the green belt of the entire town’s northern edge. Surrounding the museum are mediaeval structures like the Conventual Franciscan monastery on the East side, a castle on the Northside, and the Dominican Monastery on the west.
The museum proposal will feature three cellar buildings. Each of the three buildings will have a large foundation pit dug. In addition, the building will also have spaces in between, which on the other hand used for the shallow sewage infrastructure making this an eco-friendly structure for Slovenia.
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