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Resembling a traditional Hudson Valley barn, New York’s first certified Passive House was designed by architect Dennis Wedlick with support from the New York State Energy Research and...
October 21, 2011, 6:23 AM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
Brenda Sheer is spearheading the first attempted renovation of a large, non-residential building into a net-zero emissions structure. In a conversations with SmartPlanet, she tells us how they are...
October 20, 2011, 8:00 PM PDT | By Beth Carter
Continuum Fashion’s Mary Huang and Jenna Fizel discuss how their printed bikinis are the product of combining architecture and media arts training with clothing fabrication.
October 20, 2011, 7:37 PM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
How do people without sight navigate the city streets? Wired’s Q+A with a blind doctoral urban planning student takes a look at the answer and how it could make moving through cities better...
October 19, 2011, 5:10 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
Many architecture projects are currently experiencing delays because of funding challenges. Inspired by online dating sites, the American Institute of Architects is creating a database to...
October 19, 2011, 11:31 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
Brooklyn Grange, housed on a warehouse rooftop in Queens, is thought to be the world’s largest rooftop farm.
October 18, 2011, 10:44 PM PDT | By Beth Carter
Emerging-market innovation has been a hot topic in business circles over the past couple of years. A new trend within this field: looking to slums for inventive designs to adapt elsewhere, says...
October 18, 2011, 8:45 PM PDT | By Reena Jana
Frank Gehry and friends shift focus to designing the tools that design buildings.
October 18, 2011, 6:20 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
In his new high-rise residential development, architect Stefano Boeri says trees and plants will help control the building’s climate while capturing its grey water and boosting air quality.
October 18, 2011, 6:00 AM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
Exploring the real world applications of bio-engineering building materials to mimic living systems.
October 17, 2011, 3:49 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim