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Eero Saarinen’s TWA Terminal again… (Phaidon)

  Eero Saarinen’s TWA Terminal brought back to life | Architecture | Agenda | Phaidon. A little dated as news but even still a landmark…

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IKEA flat packed City (pop up city)

IKEA Urbanism: A New Era In Urban Design? — The Pop-Up City. Inevitable that the private sector will take up the mantle of affordable housing…

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Recycled shopping centre (CNN)

We need this kind of innovation if we are to be truly sustainable…. boxpark Share this reboot

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6 incredible shipping container homes (CNNMoney)

6 incredible shipping container homes – DeMaria Design, Redondo Beach House (1) – CNNMoney. Interesting re-use of materials but the real test would be to…

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Urban design – big ideas (ARCHITECTURE + URBANISM)

It is interesting to see the resourcefulness of Architects’ and Designers’  to promote big ideas in such a speculative manner. PORT A+U (ARCHITECTURE + URBANISM). Share this…

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2011 Solar Decathlon – house design (Inhabitat)

Environmental design focussed on water conservation to create this award winning house. Interesting that BIM was fully utilised which is another demonstration that the 3D…

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Electricity from jellyfish (INHABITAT)

An unusual renewable….. bio-electricity Share this reboot

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Sky Turbines – 870 Terawatts of Wind Power (Inhabitat)

  The sheer power involved is incredible. Technology that makes use of the “free” resources available to us is the only way to be truly…

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8 Level Roof Garden with Waterfalls (Inhabitat)

    Greening urban space….       Japan’s Namba Parks Has an 8 Level Roof Garden with Waterfalls | Inhabitat – Green Design Will…

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Incredible Underground Skyscraper (Inhabitat)

  Mexico City’s plans to deal with over population by going underground on such a large scale. It would be interesting to understand how the…

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Award-Winning Niyang River Visitor Center (Inhabitat)

  “The visitor centre is an open geometric structure built mostly out of locally sourced stone that acts as a portal to river rafting and…

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World’s Largest Solar Bridge (Inhabitat)

  The best design is always the simplest – an obvious idea made into a reality by the advances in solar technology. With a similar…

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Foster + Partners – Solar-Powered Kuwait International Airport (Inhabitat)

Foster utilises the massive roof of the terminal to house a PV farm set on a “massive” concrete structure to utilise thermal mass to cope…

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Solar-Powered Berkeley Courtyard House (Inhabitat)

WA Design – a true response to site and environment and exhibits a real understanding of passive solar design.         Solar-Powered Berkeley…

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BP’s Green-Roofed Refinery Office (Inhabit)

    Earth sheltered corporate offices for BP in the Netherlands. It is good to see Corporate Social Responsibility like this from an energy company.…

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Carbon Negative Cement (ArchDaily)

    “If implemented, the material would take care of most of construction’s attempts at carbon reductions in one fell swoop” Dr. Andrew H. Dent…

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Virgin fuel….there is hope (inhabitat)

Aviation fuel generated from waste gases from the world’s industrial processes….Branson leads the way. virgin take a lead Share this reboot

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Vertical living forest (ft)

The “greening” of tall structures should be part of planning gain, much in the same way as affordable housing quotas. Imagine a view of our…

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Solar roof slates (inhabit)

They do what they say on the side of the tin…..Solar slates Share this reboot

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Is this innovation?

What do you think….?   Floating apartment building…? Share this reboot

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