Home built from 100 bio-based materials at Dutch Design Week

The Exploded View Beyond Building at Dutch Design Week was created from 100 different biomaterials. It also uses Sustainable Building Methods to highlight the ways in which we as a global community can apply sustainable design and construction to building homes in the real world now. Continue reading below Our featured videos You read that … Read more

Cozy waterfront cottage transforms old foundations

The new country house of Prodesi/Domesi architecture firm in the Czech Republic was inspired by a ship. The little hut is covered in sunburned pine boards and sits in the trees above the Vranov Dam. Storage spaces are hidden in every corner of the house, just like the ship’s cabins, and the hull manages to … Read more

Solios introduces new solar-powered mini watch design

A new, smaller, thinner shape for a slimmer wrist sets Solios’ Black Mini Solar apart from previous offerings. Solios previously caught Inhabitat’s attention at the 2021 Vegan Fashion Week, where the company showcased original Solios Solar watches in several styles with multiple faces and teams. All Solios watches run on solar energy and are made … Read more

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

Backwards Sky Ranch House offers gorgeous valley views

Nestled in a beautiful landscape, Backwards Sky Ranch House by Clayton Korte stretches from the Dry Frio River in Hill Country, Central Texas, south to a broad prairie. The site’s own design and adaptability allow residents to enjoy the natural environment and surrounding landscape while mitigating harsh weather conditions to maintain thermal comfort. Continue reading … Read more

PANGEA Movement’s Eco-jacket uses 100% recycled materials

The Pangea movement revolves around the planet in more than just a name. It’s a company focused on green design products and a dedication to using sales revenue to rid the Earth’s waterways of plastic and other pollution. Continue reading below Our featured videos The newest eco-friendly product from the brand is called Eco-jacket. PANGEA … Read more

This 3D-printed park shows power of tech in construction

Advanced Intelligent Construction Technology (AICT) has announced the establishment of a robotic-based intelligent building technology company in the United States. AICT used 3D printing to create a public park to demonstrate the capabilities of the technology this company will use in the construction industry. Continue reading below Our featured videos Xu Weiguo, professor at Tsinghua … 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

Thoughtful Human makes zero-waste cards for every occasion

Ali O’Grady’s Thoughtful Human business is different from other greeting card companies. First, it is zero waste. You can plant cards and grow wildflowers. And these cards don’t celebrate typical holidays. Thoughtful Human Greetings are appropriate when you find out that a loved one has cancer, is in rehab, or just experienced a miscarriage. Continue … 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