TAIWAN/ MINIWIZ :: ECO-ARK PAVILLON + POLLI-BRICK:: RECYCLING PETT-BOTTLES (2010)

PET-bottles are an enormous polluter: plastic bottles take 700 years to begin composting, while 80% never get recycled. … [Read more...]

RE-INVENTING THE WHEEL :: collective housing project for migrant workers

CHINA / NANHAI, GUANGDONG / In their effort to offer a more affordable and comfortable Collective Housing to disregarded … [Read more...]

SOCIAL HOUSING (1) – QUINTA MONROY (2003-2004) _ THE MOST REVOLUTIONARY SOCIAL HOUSING PROJECT

DIY-ARCHITECTURE: HALF BUILT BY THE ARCHITECTS (LEFT), THE OTHER HALF ADDED BY THE INHABITANTS (RIGHT). HAILED AS THE MOST … [Read more...]

POLAND/ ZALEWSKI ARCHITECTURE GROUP: D HOUSE – URBAN SANDWICH

Modern renovation for a 1930s-era urban house in Poland, by the local Zalewski Architecture Group  When taking on the … [Read more...]

UNITED KINGDOM :: BEN QUINTON & ABERRANT ARCHITECTURE : ROAMING MARKET

Studio Aberrant Architecture created a totemesque mobile structure for the Lower Marsh Market in Waterloo, London, taking its … [Read more...]

BUILDING TRUST LAUNCHES INTERNATIONAL PLAYSCAPES COMPETITION

Organized by Building Trust International, a charity that offers design assistance to communities and individuals in need, … [Read more...]

TEACHING CHANGE – INDONESIA BALI /JOHN & CYNTHIA HARDY: THE GREENEST SCHOOL ON EARTH

Innovative and experimental, the ‘Greenest School on Earth’ (awared by the US Center for Green Schools in 2012) used 99 … [Read more...]