Design

3 Sustainable Cladding Innovations That Push Material Boundaries

3 Sustainable Cladding Innovations That Push Material Boundaries

With more and more companies coming up with sustainable options for cladding, there’s no reason not to go green. Here are just three examples.

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How a ‘Lord of the Rings’ Designer Developed Architectural Chainmail

How a ‘Lord of the Rings’ Designer Developed Architectural Chainmail

Kayne Horsham, a former costume designer, patented a chainmail – or ‘Kayne’s mail’ – for dressing up buildings.

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Architecture

Domino Park Turns a Former Sugar Factory into a Sweet Deal for Brooklynites

Domino Park Turns a Former Sugar Factory into a Sweet Deal for Brooklynites

The riverside green space by the makers of the High Line aims to connect New Yorkers to both their waterfront and industrial history.

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Mecanoo’s Performance Arts Centre in Taiwan Raises the Roof

Mecanoo’s Performance Arts Centre in Taiwan Raises the Roof

Poised to open in October, the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) has a sinuous roof-scape embedded with open-air spaces for taking in concerts.

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Interiors

How Foster+Partners Elevated Apple Store Design

How Foster+Partners Elevated Apple Store Design

London-based architecture firm Foster+Partners has become Apple’s trusted architectural partner. And its eye-catching Apple Store designs include new retail models in Milan, Dubai, Istanbul and more.

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In Montreal, an NDG Reno Anchored by a Permeable Volume

In Montreal, an NDG Reno Anchored by a Permeable Volume

Bessborough House, an NDG reno designed by local architecture firm _naturehumaine, introduces an elegant volume that filters between public and private areas.

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Curiosity

Amazon’s Spheres Blend Conservatories with Urban Office Space

Amazon’s Spheres Blend Conservatories with Urban Office Space

Are Amazon’s Spheres biodomes, designed by international firm NBBJ in downtown Seattle, yet another step on the path toward simulated reality?

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This Kiosk Brings Gelato to Non-Gelato Places

This Kiosk Brings Gelato to Non-Gelato Places

PopApp, a 2018 Compasso d’Oro winner designed by Ifi, is a tiny gelato stand that can be transported to places that are sorely lacking gelato stands.

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