A new aerospace technology on processing drinking water is released by NASA. This technology is inspired by the army technology on processing dirty water to produce clear, safe drinking water when soldiers are in a barren area.
Swisstrax has a sustainable product for flooring, made from recycled materials. It is called Ecotrax. This product will be the answer for any designers looking for sustainable materials for their designs.
Haptik is a hotel suite, designed by WATG/IDEO for the design challenge issued by the USGBC. It blends the luxurious and hi tech environment with the sustainability features on a hospitality design strategy.
Casa en el Bosque was designed by Parque Humano, located in in Valle de Bravo, Mexico, near Avándaro Lake and the protected forest area of Cerro Gordo. This design has a strong connection to its surrounding nature.
This beautiful Lightcatcher for the Whatcom Museum was designed by Olson Kundig Architects. This project was to add an iconic object for the museum to make the museum’s exterior as active as the interior.
The Rodrigues Harvey House is a modern and simple house by Nicolas Loi of Loi Arquitectos. Located in Tunquén, a coastal area in the central region of Chile, on a 5.000 square metre site overlooking the sea.
Another design from container was made by Maziar Behrooz Architecture. This is an art studio, built near their client's house. The design is very simple, using two 9’-6” x 40’ x 8’ shipping containers.
A modern design of apartment, called One Macquarie has been made by Arkhefield. The relationship between intelligent urban planning, built form, and luxury living is the key success of this apartment design.
This modern, unique design has been done by Oltmann Ahlers W. + Oltmann Ahlers G. + dRN Arquitectos. Views of some enclosed tree groups and the coastal hill characterized this site as a contained backyard.