The award-winning Whitepod is an eco-friendly hotel set in the stunning Swiss Alps. The 15 dome-like pods are designed to blend in with the surroundings, not only visually but also by having a low impact on the environment.
Google's Pittsburgh office by Strada is a fun conversion of a former Nabisco bakery that includes a hanging cargo net hammock, indoor bamboo forest (complete with water falls) and LEED gold certification.
A planned new waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen will feature an art installation by realities:united that will blow 30-metre smoke rings out of its chimney as a reminder of the pollution it is emitting.
In 2000, the NYC Transit Authority joined the artificial reef building program. Hundreds of stripped/decontaminated subway cars were sent to be dumped in the Atlantic Ocean. Captured in 'Next Stop Atlantic' by Stephen Mallon.
At Wikipedia's official 10th anniversary party, a suspended series of 18 printers with printed physical records of individual contributions, and excerpts summarizing the article edited. Dean McNamee and Tim Burrell-Saward.
Glenbrook Residence by David Jameson is conceptually a courtyard inserted between two heavy walls. Outdoor rooms, a living pavilion, and distinct public/private spaces make this house really interesting.