This is probably the most interesting 3D printed house concept we have seen yet. Regular readers will know that I am skeptical about 3D printed… Read More »Mario Cucinella designs a giant 3D printed wasp’s nest of a house
The KISS principle applies to everything, including building design. On Tuesday afternoons in winter I teach sustainable design at Ryerson School of Interior Design at… Read More »Why do we make everything so complicated? We need radical simplicity right now.
From the green roof down to the electric boat, there are so many interesting aspects of sustainable design. An hour north of Stockholm on Lake… Read More »Tallest timber tower in Sweden is about a lot more than just wood
Boston is getting a “CLT Cellular Passive House Demonstration Project” that pushes every TreeHugger button. Building with wood is a great way to avoid upfront… Read More »It’s wood. It’s Passive House. It’s the “Goldilocks density.”
Anyone who says that a building has to be demolished because the plan doesn’t suit modern uses is either lying or incompetent. Just look at… Read More »Montreal’s swoopy Olympic Tower renovated as office space
Perkins&Will’s new Dallas office tries to do all three certification systems in one beautiful historic building. Perkins&Will has long been known as a leader in… Read More »Do LEED, WELL and FITWELL play nicely together?
After a tragic fire caused by plastics, the British building code banned wood in exterior walls. This is a step in the wrong direction. After… Read More »Architects and developers are “running away screaming at the idea of using CLT”
Peter Rickaby says he has “never been more optimistic about the possibility of change,” but it will require some radical action. A lot of people… Read More »Is it too late for sustainability? Not if we follow this prescription