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Is Rammed Earth Construction the Answer to Ghana’s Housing Crisis?

Is Rammed Earth Construction the Answer to Ghana’s Housing Crisis?

Eco-friendly construction company Hive Earth is proposing rammed earth building to help relieve the housing crisis in Ghana.

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12 days ago

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Singapore Gets a Design School Building as Ambitious as the City State Itself

Singapore Gets a Design School Building as Ambitious as the City State Itself

Designed as a living laboratory by Serie + Multiply Architects with Surbana Jurong, SDE4 is Singapore’s first net-zero-energy structure created from the ground up.

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19 days ago

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Earth, Wood, Clay: The Contemporary Architects Re-Materializing Construction

Earth, Wood, Clay: The Contemporary Architects Re-Materializing Construction

Marking Earth Day, we celebrate six architectural pioneers that are re-imagining the material possibilities of construction.

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26 days ago

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Can BIG’s Oceanix City Turn the Tide on Rising Sea Levels?

Can BIG’s Oceanix City Turn the Tide on Rising Sea Levels?

As rising oceans threaten the world’s coastal populations, Bjarke Ingels Group dreams up a model for self-sustaining floating cities.

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April 17, 2019

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Long Island City Park Lays out a Path to Resilience in Queens

Long Island City Park Lays out a Path to Resilience in Queens

At Hunter’s Point South Park in Queens, elevated paths and artfully installed wetlands create a flood-proof – and enticing – environment.

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April 12, 2019

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Lessons in Ego and Architecture From Matteo Thun

Lessons in Ego and Architecture From Matteo Thun

Milan-based architect Matteo Thun muses on ego, green standards and the materials of the future

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March 26, 2019

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5 Home Furnishings Made from Alternative Plastics

5 Home Furnishings Made from Alternative Plastics

A new generation of design studios, including Thing Thing, Dirk Vander Kooij, Soft Baroque, Kim Markel and Crafting Plastics, are retooling a problematic material with creative recycling and bio-based ingredients.

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February 19, 2019

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Why Zoning is Key to Combatting Climate Change

Why Zoning is Key to Combatting Climate Change

To more effectively combat climate change, it is past time that we rethink zoning – a pervasive regulatory instrument that affects every aspect of the built environment in cities around the world. Janna Levitt and Drew Adams explain.

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February 19, 2019

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Biodegradable Packaging is Making its Way into the Mainstream

Biodegradable Packaging is Making its Way into the Mainstream

Biodegradable packaging is moving into more refined – and inventive – territory. Here are seven new products (including coffee cups!) that are truly cradle to cradle.

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February 15, 2019

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The 10 Brightest, Boldest and Best Ideas of 2018

The 10 Brightest, Boldest and Best Ideas of 2018

Big ideas can change the world – and so can small ones. Here, Azure’s editors select the concepts that stood out in 2018, including tiny wind turbines, pop-up parks and air-filtering textiles.

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December 21, 2018

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