Virtual pavilion looks into the future of sustainable design

The built environment is responsible for consuming more than a third of global energy and generates 40% of the world’s energy-related carbon emissions. To highlight the impact of sustainable design for local and global contexts, the AECOM Visualization and Virtual Reality team, in collaboration with the exhibition designers at the Install Archive, designed a virtual … Read more

Meet The Line, a sustainable design that looks like a ship

From afar, you might think The Line – a recently completed high-rise apartment building in Amsterdam – is a moored ship. On the IJ Waterway in the heart of Amsterdam’s Overhoeks district, The Line embodies social and sustainable design. Continue reading below Our featured videos The Line is a product of Orange Architects, a multidisciplinary … Read more

Sustainable and affordable urban block coming to Amsterdam

Located in Amsterdam, Robin Wood will be the most sustainable and affordable urban wood block in the Netherlands. The block features mixed-use properties, including available residential and commercial units. It will feature 165 subdividable homes catering to the private sector, medium and large families, and office users. Continue reading below Our featured videos The modular … Read more

Biophilic Belgian Pavilion features futuristic sustainable design

The theme of Expo 2020 Dubai is ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’. In line with this, the Belgian pavilion, called The Green Arch, strives to be a role model in the field of sustainable development. The architects, Vincent Callebaut Architectures and Assar Architects, used futuristic design through greenery, solid wood construction and passive energy to … Read more

Modular design helps UCLA’s Pritzker Hall earn LEED Platinum

There is no better place to ensure a healthy physical and mental environment than in a university’s Bachelor of Psychology program. So when UCLA received $30 million in funding from the Anthony and Jane Pritzker Family Foundation, it used the money to renovate the former Franz Hall into the modern and now completed Pritzker Hall. … Read more