The law of light #architecture

This new courthouse by Mecanoo hides its size and mass with a delicate, sculptural articulation of the building’s form that reflects light and creates depth with shadow. Internally the light play continues providing a cool elegance and calm to the civic functions it provides. Image via Archinect.com Image via Archinect.com Architect’s project profile The new

Future cities will adapt to our needs with data #architecture #innovation #technology #thinkdifferently

Adaptive Architecture of “Sensory digital infrastructure” as UNSense describes it, will use data to adapt and adjust our living environment to our changing needs. A “technology that adapts to its users.” Citysense Social & Creative Innovation Health, safety, liveability and mobility are complex challenges that require innovative, social and adaptive solutions. That’s why we believe

Future house #architecture #design

Zaha Hadid’s only private residence was built for Vladislav Doronin in the Bravika Forest, Moscow. At $140M it is 36,000sqft of entertainment spaces, an indoor swimming pool, fitness and massage areas, sauna and hammam, as well as guest rooms and exterior terraces. The form of the residence is defined by its natural topography with fluid

Energy positive design – the new future for #sustainable #design

Powerhouse is a collaboration between a contractors, property developers, design and environmental consultants to create commercially viable buildings that are “energy positive,” proactively addressing the impact of new development on the environment. Powerhouse As members of the Powerhouse collaboration, we believe that energy positive buildings are the buildings of the future. An energy positive building