Posts Tagged ‘sustainable’

Oak trestle by Studiomama

September 19th, 2017

The dining table surface is reversible, featuring oak on one side for dining and linoleum covering the other so it can be used as a work surface. This more hard-wearing material comes in hues including burgundy, olive green and powder pink.

Palo Santo Hotel – the first Green hotel in Argentina by AISENSON Arquitectos, Argentina

September 7th, 2017

Palo Santo’s extensive sustainability program covers energy, water, CO2 and O3, insulation, air and operations. The plants are not only aesthetically pleasing, but they achieve an ecological goal by providing natural insulation for the building against climate extremes, helping to insulate the external head and cold, reducing the impact of the wind and absorbing water excess.

Useful Simple Trust Office by Useful Studio, London – UK

July 19th, 2017

This SKA Gold accredited fit-out provides a high-quality, low-cost, sustainable home for the Useful Simple Trust companies, that exemplifies their collective commitment to the useful, ethical and intelligent design of the built environment.

El Pescador fish market by Konrad Knoblauch, Sihlbrugg – Switzerland

June 18th, 2017

El Pescador is much more than just an ordinary fish shop. It includes a shop, a small restaurant, and even a cookery school. El Pescador’s passion for quality fish and sustainable fishing is reflected throughout the 450-square metre shop.

Manko Gold Katcher & Fox Office by Francis Cauffman, Bala Cynwyd – Pennsylvania

June 10th, 2017

The design transformed Manko Gold’s traditional, perimeter offices into an all-glass front introducing significant daylight exposure. An eclectic, textural and organic and sustainable palate best expressed Manko Gold’s brand, mission and best practices.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Design Building by Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Amherst – MA

May 31st, 2017

Uniting the university’s departments of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, and the Building and Construction Technology program under one roof for the first time, the structure itself is a teaching tool for prescient sustainable design.

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.”