Posts Tagged ‘sustainable’

Malababa flagship store by Ciszak Dalmas Studio + Matteo Ferrari, Madrid – Spain

May 6th, 2018

The “imperfect finish” and natural hues of Malababa’s aesthetics strengthen the artisan and sustainable concept. All walls are rendered with a mix of Galician clay, white marble powder from Almería and totally natural, ecological and non-toxic food thickeners.

Steve Stool and Bench by Liqui Group

April 26th, 2018

The Steve Stool and Bench follow a strictly minimal and geometric approach to adaptable seating, combined with its generous scale this range of commercial furniture has a bold but uncluttered aesthetic that is able to be moved with ease.

Prologis Offices by Perkins+Will, San Francisco – California

April 14th, 2018

One of the most significant design features is the ‘living room,’ a large multi-use space that gives Prologis the flexibility to adapt the space for specific functions, including all-hands staff meetings, community and corporate dinners and events, and a casual social café.

WEX Photo Video store by Ormerod Sutton Architects, London – UK

April 12th, 2018

OSA designed areas including a drone flight zone, events theatre, gallery and created bespoke play tables. OSA also chose specific materials and colours to ensure that the black products stood out, whilst also ensuring that Wex’s brand identity wasn’t compromised. OSA also specified several sustainable elements, such as flooring constructed from cacao chips and crushed cocoa shells, and LED lighting across the store.

NIKA Offices by OTJ Architects, Rockville – Maryland

March 26th, 2018

Among the many intriguing elements in the design are sports-themed huddle rooms, workstation clusters, a lounge, pantry, two bars, stadium seating, and a game room, strategically interspersed throughout the floorplan to enhance NIKA’s culture. Metal finishes juxtaposed against graffiti walls lend the space a decidedly urban flair.

Bamboo pavilion by Eleena Jamil Architect & UNHabitat, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

March 1st, 2018

Semi-translucent colored panels, alluding to the colors of UN sustainable design goals, cover some of the bamboo rings in a random manner. The colored panels emit some light, and like that of stained windows, they illuminate the space inside with an interesting play of colors. A central opening in the roof creates a courtyard in the center, where a bamboo plant is placed.

Oak trestle by Studiomama

September 19th, 2017

The dining table surface is reversible, featuring oak on one side for dining and linoleum covering the other so it can be used as a work surface. This more hard-wearing material comes in hues including burgundy, olive green and powder pink.

Palo Santo Hotel – the first Green hotel in Argentina by AISENSON Arquitectos, Argentina

September 7th, 2017

Palo Santo’s extensive sustainability program covers energy, water, CO2 and O3, insulation, air and operations. The plants are not only aesthetically pleasing, but they achieve an ecological goal by providing natural insulation for the building against climate extremes, helping to insulate the external head and cold, reducing the impact of the wind and absorbing water excess.

Useful Simple Trust Office by Useful Studio, London – UK

July 19th, 2017

This SKA Gold accredited fit-out provides a high-quality, low-cost, sustainable home for the Useful Simple Trust companies, that exemplifies their collective commitment to the useful, ethical and intelligent design of the built environment.

El Pescador fish market by Konrad Knoblauch, Sihlbrugg – Switzerland

June 18th, 2017

El Pescador is much more than just an ordinary fish shop. It includes a shop, a small restaurant, and even a cookery school. El Pescador’s passion for quality fish and sustainable fishing is reflected throughout the 450-square metre shop.

Manko Gold Katcher & Fox Office by Francis Cauffman, Bala Cynwyd – Pennsylvania

June 10th, 2017

The design transformed Manko Gold’s traditional, perimeter offices into an all-glass front introducing significant daylight exposure. An eclectic, textural and organic and sustainable palate best expressed Manko Gold’s brand, mission and best practices.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Design Building by Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Amherst – MA

May 31st, 2017

Uniting the university’s departments of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, and the Building and Construction Technology program under one roof for the first time, the structure itself is a teaching tool for prescient sustainable design.

Liko-Noe Innovation Center Office by Fránek Architects, Slavkov u Brna – Czech Republic

May 15th, 2017

The structure is comprised of two main volumes. Above-ground office section is constructed from load-bearing wooden CLT panels, insulated by a vapor-open sprayed ICYNENE insulation and covered by vertical gardens – living facade. Underground section with acoustical chamber is built out of monolithic concrete.

Fitzroy Premium Navy Rum

May 8th, 2017

By melting and pressing waste from the North Sea, they produced beautiful bottle caps. Together with the new flasks which are made of recycled glass from the same watery expanse, Fitzroy created world’s first sustainable liquor packaging. The eye-catching marble look-a-like top is creates a unique and distinctive design which invites people to reuse this bottle for other purposes as well.

Woven Hostel buildings by Anna Heringer, Baoxi – China

April 30th, 2017

A total of three structures explored bamboo used in contemporary ways. Unlike traditional houses that hide mud behind fake facades, this project celebrated the beauty of bamboo in its exposed and natural form.

Eco-Tech Island Exhibition Centre by NBBJ, Nanjing – China

April 26th, 2017

The Nanjing Eco-Tech Island Exhibition Centre was designed by NBBJ as part of a masterplan that will see an island in the Yangtze River transformed into a sustainable park and campus for high-tech innovation.

Wodify Office by MCA, Lisbon – Portugal

April 14th, 2017

The Lisbon office was built in order to create a unique international environment for a team of engineers and designers to work on our membership management software and performance tracking system tool.

Sustainable table by Made in Ratio

March 29th, 2017

The tabletop has been crafted from bamboo plywood, chosen because bamboo is considered more sustainable than other timbers and grasses. The brand does plan to release more tabletops in solid woods and stones later this year. Each of the legs is designed with a triangular attachment point, which means that they can support the structure in any formation once the tabletop is in place.

JTI Office by TTT architects, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

March 22nd, 2017

The most striking design idea that we want to express in this project is the exquisite blending between rustic & simple philosophy of Japanese and the versatile and efficient philosophy of Western, especially the Nordic region.

Plan Bee drone by Anna Haldewag

March 6th, 2017

Industrial designer Anna Haldewag has created a bee-like drone that could replace real bees in pollinating flowers, should the population die out.