Seven principles for designing low-carbon skyscrapers

Despite growing concerns about the carbon emissions associated with their construction and operation, skyscrapers continue to spring up around the globe. Here, Philip Oldfield sets out seven ways to design tall buildings that are more sustainable. Is there such a thing as a low-carbon tall building? Or are skyscrapers inherently unsustainable, the SUV of the … Read more

Ten Bauhaus interiors that draw on the principles of design school

A hotel that pays tribute to early German modernism and an apartment within a ski resort designed by architect Marcel Breuer are among the projects collected in our latest lookbook, which explores interiors informed by the Bauhaus. The most influential art and design school in history, the Bauhaus’ was established in Germany in 1919 and … Read more

‘The Gully Home’ Is An Embodiment Of Climate Responsive And Functional Design Principles | ED+ Architecture

&nbsp Located on the end of a quiet, residential street in Chennai, overlooking the ocean – the project sitecalled out for a house that opened and offered itself to the surroundings but also swaddled in itslayers of privacy and barriers shielding itself from the open environment it is placed in. The designbrief was very simple … Read more

The Fight Against Urban Sprawl and the Principles of New Urbanism

The Fight Against Urban Sprawl and the Principles of New Urbanism © Image via Max Bottinger on Unplash Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/989619/the-fight-against-urban-sprawl-and-the-principles-of-new-urbanism How we plan our cities, suburbs, and rural communities is a constantly evolving set of goals essential for creating sustainable cities. Not only do we need to consider … Read more

Practical Principles for Places Recovering From Disinvestment

Practical Principles for Places Recovering From Disinvestment © Steve Mouzon Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987035/practical-principles-for-places-recovering-from-disinvestment This article was originally published on Common Edge. Of the four types of recovery facing American cities and towns—disaster, sprawl, disinvestment, and the recovery of community for those fleeing climate change—the recovery of places from serious … Read more