Posts Tagged ‘sustainable’

Liko-Noe Innovation Center Office by Fránek Architects, Slavkov u Brna – Czech Republic

May 15th, 2017

The structure is comprised of two main volumes. Above-ground office section is constructed from load-bearing wooden CLT panels, insulated by a vapor-open sprayed ICYNENE insulation and covered by vertical gardens – living facade. Underground section with acoustical chamber is built out of monolithic concrete.

Fitzroy Premium Navy Rum

May 8th, 2017

By melting and pressing waste from the North Sea, they produced beautiful bottle caps. Together with the new flasks which are made of recycled glass from the same watery expanse, Fitzroy created world’s first sustainable liquor packaging. The eye-catching marble look-a-like top is creates a unique and distinctive design which invites people to reuse this bottle for other purposes as well.

Woven Hostel buildings by Anna Heringer, Baoxi – China

April 30th, 2017

A total of three structures explored bamboo used in contemporary ways. Unlike traditional houses that hide mud behind fake facades, this project celebrated the beauty of bamboo in its exposed and natural form.

Eco-Tech Island Exhibition Centre by NBBJ, Nanjing – China

April 26th, 2017

The Nanjing Eco-Tech Island Exhibition Centre was designed by NBBJ as part of a masterplan that will see an island in the Yangtze River transformed into a sustainable park and campus for high-tech innovation.

Wodify Office by MCA, Lisbon – Portugal

April 14th, 2017

The Lisbon office was built in order to create a unique international environment for a team of engineers and designers to work on our membership management software and performance tracking system tool.

Sustainable table by Made in Ratio

March 29th, 2017

The tabletop has been crafted from bamboo plywood, chosen because bamboo is considered more sustainable than other timbers and grasses. The brand does plan to release more tabletops in solid woods and stones later this year. Each of the legs is designed with a triangular attachment point, which means that they can support the structure in any formation once the tabletop is in place.

JTI Office by TTT architects, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

March 22nd, 2017

The most striking design idea that we want to express in this project is the exquisite blending between rustic & simple philosophy of Japanese and the versatile and efficient philosophy of Western, especially the Nordic region.

Plan Bee drone by Anna Haldewag

March 6th, 2017

Industrial designer Anna Haldewag has created a bee-like drone that could replace real bees in pollinating flowers, should the population die out.

Hidden Fortress Coffee Roasters by Erickson Design

March 6th, 2017

Nestled in the hills, Hidden Fortress micro-farm is essentially a hidden fortress. The brand took some influence from the classic Japanese film, “Hidden Fortress” from which the roastery derived its name.

Lotus lamps by Brain edition

March 5th, 2017

The Lotus series aims to bring to your interior a warm touch by the naturalness of its wood, as well as an ornament ready to come dress your space. It offers a multitude of patterns that together can form a contemporary vegetation and a floral design; it will transform your living spaces into a haven of peace.

Green Solution House by Green Furniture Concept, Rønne – Denmark

March 4th, 2017

The Green Solution House conference center and hotel in the Danish island of Bornholm is designed to be a platform for the highest level of sustainable development. In accordance with the principles of Cradle 2 Cradle all materials used in the fan shaped building are either fully recyclable or biodegradable.

“The growroom” for IKEA by space10

February 26th, 2017

Space10 has now released The growroom as open source design that can be built with just a rubber hammer, 17 sheets of plywood, and a CNC milling machine. Produced from only one material, and conceived as serious alternative to the global food model, the design focuses on making assembly as easy and as intuitive as possible. Built as a sphere, the overlapping slices of the free-standing pavilion ensure that water and light can reach vegetation on every level.

Preach Cafe by De Simone Design, Sydney – Australia

February 16th, 2017

Bondi’s PREACH cafe offers a contemporary health-focused menu with all the organic essentials you would expect with a middle-eastern flavour twist featuring all the classics from fresh made Hummus, Falafel and Fettouch salad, to sizzling skewers and Lamb Kofta.

Silhouettes of Kinnarps stand at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair 2017 by Johan Ronnestam & Förstberg Ling, Stockholm – Sweden

February 16th, 2017

Now the stand has been awarded with “Editor’s Choice Award”, the jury has concluded that Kinnarps has the best stand at the fair. “To work with one of Sweden’s, and the world’s finest workspace solutions brand has been an honour. There is so much history, know-how and knowledge about the future workspace that we’ve been able to draw inspiration from.”

Sacolas do Brasil shopping bags from Pão de Açúcar

February 15th, 2017

With a modern design, the bags feature the cities’ skylines, highlighting their main icons, such as Cristo Redentor at Rio de Janeiro; Ponte Octávio Frias de Oliveira in São Paulo; Catedral Metropolitana de Nossa Senhora Aparecida in Brasília; Ponte dos Ingleses in Fortaleza; Praça Rio Branco Marco Zero in Recife; Elevador Lacerda in Salvador.

Stickbulb X Collection by Rux

February 13th, 2017

The X Collection features a chandelier and side table constructed of sustainable wood and hardware made of polished or matte cast brass.

Vivienne Westwood Flagship by Fortebis Group, New York

January 27th, 2017


Much attention was put on the architectural and furniture details that made the difference. Indeed the development of furniture was scrupulously studied with the client and the millworkers so to have the requested feeling of industrial raw simplicity.

Etsy Office by Gensler, New York City

January 26th, 2017

Blurring the lines between workplace and habitat, the headquarters is on track to become the largest Living Building Challenge Petal-Certified project in the world. The design aspires to be a fully independent, regenerative ecosystem that sets a bar for a more dynamic and robust interpretation of sustainability.

Spice containers by DESIGNO-patagonia

January 2nd, 2017

Influenced by the transformation of matter through time, Argentinian studio DESIGNO-patagonia has interpreted how rocks become pebbles and how water erodes earth through their latest “cuecos” collection. This unusual set consists of spice containers for a contemporary kitchen as well as storage items for personal belongings.

Sustainable see-through speaker by People People

January 2nd, 2017

The Small Transparent Speaker was designed and launched on Kickstarter by Stockholm studio People People. It is intended as a reaction against excessive consumer waste, particularly electronic waste.