The Empire State Building was built as a sign of prosperity and wealth. With the passage of time, the concept of prosperity should change, it should not measure how much money you have, it should measure what your relationship with Mother Nature is. Recover Labs has designed a giant transparent structure built around the Empire
McDonalds has covered the entire structure of its new zero-emissions restaurant in the US with photovoltaic glass from Onyx Solar. 192 units of crystalline amorphous silicon glass of 291 W / unit with a gray finish, with a total installed power of 55.80 kWp. Located in Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, Florida, the McDonalds chain
Ecocapsule is a portable house designed by a Slovak study of architects that allows you to live anywhere in the world, they are autonomous since they generate their own energy. Its portability and flexibility make it suitable for a wide range of applications: from an independent research station or a tourist lodge, to an emergency
The ecological side of this world is represented in many ways. There is always an alternative to respect the planet and get what we need without jeopardizing its effectiveness. In this article, we will take a closer look at how to build green with the superadobe. Get to create a home where energy efficiency is
Building a self-sufficient home may involve a higher initial investment, but it is usually worth it in the long run thanks to increased efficiency and lower energy bills. Sydney neighbors Geoff Carroll and Julie Young did just that by hiring CplusC Architectural Workshop to renovate their 1980s home into an environmentally friendly, energy self-sufficient home
A smart and sustainable home prototype is being developed at the Federal Polytechnic School of Zurich, which will have a concrete roof that absorbs solar energy and transforms it into electricity. Flexible, light and eco-sustainable. This is how the houses of the future will be, or at least this should be the direction to go.
The company Intelliglass SL, a Technology Based Company linked to the Polytechnic University of Madrid, has developed RadiaGlass an energy saving system in buildings. This technology allows water to circulate between the glass sheets that make up the facade of a building, blocking a significant part of the incident solar radiation and creating a controlled
Architectural firm Stefano Boeri Architetti brings the vertical forest concept popularized in Milan to Nanjing, China, with the Nanjing Green Towers . These two green towers will have 1,100 trees of 23 different local species, as well as shrubs and climbing plants, with a total area of between 2,500 and 6,000 green square meters. On
100 Percent is a new countertop concept created by 3form. Its particularity lies in the fact that used detergent and milk bottles have been used for its manufacture. The result is a countertop that does not imitate natural stone in its appearance, but in its hardness and durability. Ideal for any use and 100% recyclable.