From Russia with architecture #design #urbandesign

ZHA’s competition winning architecture for Novorossiysk, Russia. Located in one of the country’s largest shipping ports it features exhibition space, conferences and recreation space in an overall complex of more than 300,000 sqm.   simultaneously considers multiple iterations including program, orientation, environment, height and volume. This parametric model enables designers and stakeholders to accommodate the

Urban modular farming #innovation #sustainability #food #farming

A design collaborative in China has been developing sustainability concepts for an “Urban village agriculture” that combines simple materials and tested technology to optimize the use of urban spaces. The concept is based on three principles, High dense agri-tectonics China has long history of urban agriculture due to high dense population. The agriculture installation become

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

Matrix learning about the way we live #technology #education #innovation #thinkdifferently

Our world is data driven. We transfer information and communicate through binary, 1’s & 0’s. Our media, email and navigation relies on the web of data servers and information nodes. The percentage of consumers using mobile devices is raising exponentially. The researchers at MIT Senseable City Lab are utilizing this freely available data to learn