Green Building Design, Eco Materials, Sustainable Architecture Sustainable and green building design – an eco architecture blog covering sustainable design, green architecture news and the best in green building innovations & eco building materials. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:39:32 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Exile Mobile Homes José Ángel Vincench's Exile Exhibit.

'Exile' is Cuban artist José Ángel Vincench’s current art installation at the 11th Havana Biennial Art Exhibition which is held every two years in Cuba, and is aimed at promoting “Third World” contemporary art, giving voice to unheard and ignored artists.

Design Mon, 18 Jun 2012 05:06:39 +0000
Farmhouse Hydro Concert The Court of Water by Heike Bottcher.

German artist and designer Heike Bottcher turned an old blue farmhouse into a hydro-driven symphony.

Design Thu, 12 Apr 2012 15:12:41 +0000
E-Scape Personal Office E-Scape Personal Office from Michael Jantzen.

The E-Scape Personal Workspace is US-based architect Michael Jantzen’s creative solution for a lightweight, modular and prefabricated office space that can be reconfigured for added privacy.

Design Sat, 07 Apr 2012 03:07:51 +0000
Solar Vineyard Winery The Solar Vineyard Winery by Michael Jantzen.

Designed to explore the potentials of a large winery but also function as a solar electric generation power plant, the Solar Vineyard Winery, from designer Michael Jantzen, utilizes  solar electricity produced through a large bank of curved photovoltaic solar cells that are elevated above the winery roof.

Design Wed, 14 Mar 2012 18:02:00 +0000
The Fibrous Plant Tower The Fibrous Tower from Austrian SOMA Architects.

Mimicry is the ultimate form of flattery. The Fibrous Tower from Austrian SOMA Architects, won second place in the Taiwan Tower International Competition by applying biomimicry to their entry and advanced design techniques.

Design Wed, 14 Mar 2012 17:32:03 +0000
Mobile Ice Fishing Hut Mobile Ice Fishing Hut from Gartnerfulgen Arkitekter.

A single person mobile ice-fishing hut, with cleverly designed walls made from ice, is the latest creation from Norwegian designers Gartnerfulgen Arkitekter.

Design Tue, 13 Mar 2012 14:54:39 +0000
Funky Hammock Tent The Tentsile Hammock Tent.

The Tentsile Hammock Tent is a treehouse-like tent that can be erected even without trees. The Tensile design team and company are based in London.

Homes Sat, 10 Mar 2012 17:27:55 +0000
Wooden Poverty Cabin Manifest Destiny! by Mark A. Reigelman II and Jenny Chapman.

Manifest Destiny! is a Mark A. Reigelman II and Jenny Chapman creative offering a commentary on issues of homelessness in present day America. The cabin is bolted to the side of an apartment building that is just down the street from the Occupy Wall Street protest location.

Homes Fri, 24 Feb 2012 18:36:33 +0000
Solar Winds Arts Center The Solar Winds Cultural Arts Center from Michael Jantzen.

The Solar Winds Cultural Arts Center is a design proposal from artist Michael Jantzen for a large solar and wind powered structure dedicated to being used for a wide variety of cultural arts activities.

Design Mon, 20 Feb 2012 05:19:02 +0000
LED Festival of Lights The Luminarie Cagna Cathedral.

The Festival of Lights in Ghent, Belgium, has the Luminarie Cagna Cathedral with over 55,000 energy efficient colored LED lights consume only 20kw per hour.

Design Wed, 01 Feb 2012 06:13:59 +0000