Cocooned in textiles
With its textile facade made of carbon fibre, Germany’s Texoversum is a showcase for textiles as a general purpose technology.
A tribute to the Bauhaus era, a constructional climate concept, and vertical neighbourhoods. The Tel Aviv Arcades by Studio Precht take a fresh look at skyscraper design.
At a height of 737 metres, this new building planned for New York will soar into the sky in the shape of a mandragora plant. Consuming the city’s carbon emissions in the process.
Sydney hosts a timber innovation
The plans just unveiled for the new, 180-metre-high timber tower designed for the Sydney-based software giant Atlassian represent a milestone in environmentally friendly construction using this renewable raw material.
Architect Gianluca Santosuosso asked himself, “How would nature respond to this brief?” – and turned to a beehive as a model for residential housing. His “HIVE Project” tackles current challenges with a completely new approach that benefits humans, animals and plants collectively.