Posts Tagged ‘energy efficiency’

Expansion of the Portland Japanese Garden by Kengo Kuma, Portland – Oregon

October 12th, 2017

The largest of the three buildings is the Jordan Schnitzer Japanese arts learning center, which contains a gallery with year-round exhibitions, a multi-purpose classroom, a ‘cultural corner’ showcasing demonstrations and music, a gift shop, and a library that offers resources on Japanese gardening and related arts.

Intertech Offices by ERA Architects, Istanbul – Turkey

February 6th, 2017

The façade’s white dyed glass cladding acts like a canvas that reflects the constantly changing sky on the building. Some of the panels on the façade, controlled by an automation system, are regularly opened on specific hours of the day to let the fresh air in.

A4 and A3 lamp collection by Stone Designs & B.lux

May 7th, 2016

Although they may be installed as individual lamps, the main appeal of the new A4 and A3 is the capacity to combine them to create attractive luminescent mosaics on walls and ceilings.

Lucy task light by ERCO

April 12th, 2016

Formally minimised, the desk light distances itself from traditional models in favour of a slender aesthetic – equipped with highly efficient LED technology specially developed by ERCO for enhanced visual comfort and energy efficiency.

ERCO at Light + Building 2016, Frankfurt – Germany

April 7th, 2016

Adopting a linear black and white aesthetic, the booth reflected the polarity between technology and design.

Environmental Resources Management office by STG Design, Houston – Texas

March 22nd, 2016

To maximize on natural lighting for energy efficiency and increased productivity, all workstations, break rooms and open meeting areas are placed along the perimeter next to the glass windows.

SPEETBOX BY STARCK stove

March 14th, 2016

A box filled with stones accumulates heat during the heating phase and gradually diffuses it for more than 24 hours once the stove has been stopped, in contrast with only a few hours for a fireplace or conventional wood-burning stove.

Selfridges International Service Lounge Lighting Scheme by Illuminationworks, London – UK

March 1st, 2016

Wayfinding is a key element of the lighting scheme, which is used to efficiently move visitors through tax, where transactions are carried out between individuals rarely speaking the same language.

SLIFE & DE-LINEA showroom with NATEVO furniture, Hamburg & Cologno Monzese

September 29th, 2015

The esthetics of the NATEVO furniture is enhanced by its excellent performance: when the pieces are installed, they illuminate the surroundings; no demolition is necessary, no new channels need to be carved in the walls and addition light diffusers are superfluous.

FremantleMedia North America Offices by Shubin + Donaldson Architects, Burbank – California

July 28th, 2015



Shubin + Donaldson Architects have developed a new office design for FremantleMedia located in Burbank, California.

FremantleMedia North America Offices by Shubin + Donaldson Architects, Burbank – California

July 26th, 2015



Shubin + Donaldson Architects have developed a new office design for FremantleMedia located in Burbank, California.

Sberbank Office by Elena Krylova, Saint-Petersburg – Russia

June 23rd, 2015



The first green bank’s office in Russia – Sberbank 1

Painted metal for Clarion Hotel Trondheim by Aluphant

May 22nd, 2015

Painted metal for Clarion Hotel Trondheim by Aluphant

Sugar Mama’s Bakeshop by Allison Burke Interior Design, Austin – Texas

April 22nd, 2015

Nestled on the east side of Austin, this cupcake shop is the second location of Sugar Mama’s Bakeshop, a local Austin bakery.

BASF corporate offices by SPACE, Mexico City

January 22nd, 2013

There is a public space with meeting rooms, two of which will have a movable wall making it possible to use the space in a different manner. The small rooms have audio-visual equipment and a wall mounted screen and the large rooms have projectors and electric screens.

Posca Chandelier showroom window by Ambience, Melbourne

October 22nd, 2012

The iconic Posca marker enjoys a cult like following with artists and designers both young and old. Poscas are used as a tool to create many wonderful things, so we decided to re-use Poscas themselves to create a feature for our new showroom window project ‘Eye Spy’ – a Posca Chandelier.

Light + Building 2012 Frankfurt – Cosmo lighting by Constantin Wortmann for Next

April 20th, 2012

Are you more a Cloud Number Nine or rather a Deep Space Nine? Whichever part of space you prefer, Cosmo is open to your favourites ideas. This is because Cosmo ’s appearance changes with every new perspective.