Innovation in Sustainability is Driving Green Building Trends in the Construction Industry

Innovation in Sustainability is Driving Green Building Trends in the Construction Industry Green buildings can reduce negative environmental impact while conserving resources and improving quality of life . Image © Shutterstock Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983893/innovation-in-sustainability-is-driving-green-building-trends-in-the-construction-industry Global management consultancy McKinsey & Company in 2016 noted that the construction industry was ripe … Read more

What Role Do Materials and Construction Systems Play in Democratizing Architecture?

What Role Do Materials and Construction Systems Play in Democratizing Architecture? Wikkelhouse / Fiction Factory. Image Courtesy of Yvonne Witte Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983886/what-role-do-materials-and-construction-systems-play-in-democratizing-architecture “Architecture does not change anything. It’s always on the side of the wealthy.” With these words, Oscar Niemeyer referred to architecture as being a privilege mostly … Read more

EDGE Suedkreuz Berlin Brings Hybrid-Timber Construction to a New Scale and Vision

EDGE Suedkreuz Berlin Brings Hybrid-Timber Construction to a New Scale and Vision © Ilya Ivanov / TCHOBAN VOSS Architekten Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983619/edge-suedkreuz-berlin-brings-hybrid-timber-construction-to-a-new-scale-and-vision Located in the area between Sachsendamm and Berlin Südkreuz S-Bahn train station in Schöneberg, a new mixed-use complex, EDGE Suedkreuz Berlin, was completed last month by Berlin-based … Read more

Cities of the Future: Julia Watson on Nature-based Technologies and Radical Materials

Cities of the Future: Julia Watson on Nature-based Technologies and Radical Materials Las Islas Flotantes is a floating island system on Lake Titicaca in Peru inhabited by the Uros, who build their entire civilization from the locally grown totora reed. Image © Enrique Castro-Mendivil Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/982141/cities-of-the-future-julia-watson-on-nature-based-technologies-and-radical-materials Looking ahead … Read more

Ceramic Flooring That Can Be Installed 8 Times Faster Than Conventional Tiling

Ceramic Flooring That Can Be Installed 8 Times Faster Than Conventional Tiling ©Christian Diet Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/979557/ceramic-flooring-that-can-be-installed-8-times-faster-than-conventional-tiling Flooring can either make or break a space. With the proper design, it can enhance a room’s design, mark a good first impression and positively impact user experience. However, because floors must … Read more