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    Lumenhaus: Solar powered home

    Lumenhaus is another green architectural design that will surely be loved by green lovers. An energy efficient home, the Lumenhaus has been designed by students of Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University. A solar powered structure; it makes use of … Continue reading

  • The Tin Foil home gleams silver

    Now we’ve heard of our lunches being packed in tin foil to keep the food warm and fresh. Well, someone decided to go a step further, and ended up covering everything he came across in his home with nothing else … Continue reading

    The Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi to open its doors in October 2010

    Nothing’s better than driving around in a Ferrari, grabbing all the attention and making all the heads turn. Even Michael Schumacher loves these sweet, fast and usually iconic red machines by the Italian automobile giant. The company has spun out … Continue reading

    Villa Saitan is inspired by nature

    The exterior of this apartment building located in Kyoto, Japan, is inspired by nature. The outside of the Villa Saitan building, designed by Eastern Design Office, is covered with leaf shaped holes that add design and character to the structure. … Continue reading

    The Portavilion made from translucent membrane looks elegant

    A translucent membrane that stuffs into the back of a van can be inflated to create a temporary pavilion. The portavilion designed by Raumlaborberlin can be taken to the desired location, and then inflated and supported by air to act … Continue reading

    Element House by MOS

    MOS has designed the Element House as an architecture concept for a new ecology. An entirely unique creation, the living space is done up using living organism patterns algorithms. The concept comprises of using the archetypal shapes of a house, … Continue reading

    EM2N design beautiful Swiss Chalet

    Architects EM2N have designed this amazing Swiss chalet. A design masterpiece, this beautiful Chalet located in the scenic Swiss Alps is truly amazing. Its unique structure and design make it stand apart from the rest. Inside too, the Chalet brims … Continue reading

    Strata tower: A skyscraper with wind turbines incorporated in its design

    Eco-building concepts are on a steady rise owing to the need of the hour and a necessity to capture renewable sources of energy. The Strata Tower in London’s Elephant and Castle Area is one such building concept that incorporates wind … Continue reading

    Model of Energy producing skyscraper that resembles pasta

    Polish architects at mode:lina are probably too weary of windmills and linear-efficient modes of energy, to have come up with the concept of energy-producing skyscraper. The pasta-like structure mixes wind, kinetic and water production for maximum efficiency. Besides that, it … Continue reading

    Vertical Prison keeps inmates up and above the rest!

    Some people believe that post-release offenses are high and these need to be prevented. I agree but the Vertical Prison idea takes it so seriously that it doesn’t allow the criminal to even stay on the ground. This project will … Continue reading

    Pedestrian Bridge constructed in France as a symbol of contemporary urban relationships

    We have massive structures being built everyday, but very few of them have revolutionary social significance as the Pedestrian Bridge constructed by American architect Bernard Tschumi and French firm Hugh Dutton Associes. The bridge has opened in La Roche-sur-Yon in … Continue reading

    Inflatable Membrane Façade will Save Energy and Reduce Carbon Emission

    With invention of many electronic gadgets, energy consumption has increased today than what was say 20 years back. Similarly carbon emissions or so-called greenhouse gases accumulate in the atmosphere and help to warm it. These problems appear insurmountable in the … Continue reading

    Korea to house world’s first Robot theme park

    If reports are to be believed, Korea will house the world’s first Robot theme park. According to Korea Herald, the robot magic kingdom will be part of a giant residential and industrial complex called Robot Land in Incheon, one of … Continue reading

    Tower Skin concept to shield the ugly buildings in an eco-friendly envelope

    Just as fashion in terms of clothes and hairstyles goes through a revolutionary change every now and then, architectural structures and building patterns also transform in their styles. But one cannot do away with the old buildings, just because their … Continue reading

    A house with a glass wall

    ‘Don’t throw stones at others if your own house is made of glass’ is now quite an old saying. But it literally applies here where the house is made of a glass wall. Alexander Frangoul from Germany has designed this … Continue reading

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