The rapid growth of the world population and increasing urbanization are leading to a tree boom, especially in large cities and suburbs. We present sustainable architectural projects and show you the current challenges and possible solutions for sustainable construction.
Sustainable landscape architecture under the California sun
The Environmental Design Studio shows landscape architecture in a harmonious union of design and environment
Gensler Design Forecast: Trends in a New Era of Human Experience
Design becomes the engine for sustainability, inclusion and community - everything about the metatrends of the Gensler Design Forecast
Norman Foster launches UN declaration for sustainable & integrative architecture
In the run-up to COP 27, architect Norman Foster presented the San Marino Sustainability Statement
Green Future Club celebrates its anniversary: 10 years Green Product & Concept Award
The application phase for the Green Product Award and the Green Concept Award 2023 is underway - this is what the organizer Green Future Club is planning
Iconic Awards 2022: Innovative Architecture - Awareness of Sustainable Building
The Iconic Awards 2022: Innovative Architecture honor forward-looking projects and new approaches to sustainable construction
Eco meets innovation: UNStudio presents sustainable office tower
When architecture meets uncompromising social & ecological sustainability - UNStudio launches design for Frankfurt's NION office tower
Summary Paris Design Week: Talk the Talk to Walk the Walk
Maison & Objet Paris Design Week gives an insight into the visions of the future
Future Living – The 15 Minute City
Everything can be reached in a quarter of an hour - can the 15-minute city work?
Event: Green Product & Concept Award 2022 honors innovative product designs
The competition for a greener future with sustainable and innovative product ideas - new this year is the MCBW exhibition and the Green Future Club
NJAL launches its first sustainable collection: Collection N°1
After NJAL has already given 50.000 designers a voice in fashion, the first own & sustainable Collection N°1 follows
Zaha Hadid Architects set new standards for Eco Architecture
Zaha Hadid Architects' BEEAH Headquarters: A symbol of architecture at the intersection of sustainability, technology and philanthropy
Bast Fiber Boom: Is Biomaterial the Next Normal in the Design Process?
Eco & slow design are en vogue. But what does sustainable design actually consist of? Everything to do with functional and aesthetic biomaterial
Circular cities: The future of urban spaces
With increasing urbanization, the challenges for urban planning also increase - circular cities offer a possible solution
Best of Tiny Houses - Secret Getaways for treehuggers and everybody else
These top 5 Tiny Houses prove how comfortable little spaces can be and are definitely worth a visit
Material innovation in architecture and design
Here are 5 trends and innovative materials that are permanently changing architecture and design
The future of country life - Deurbanisation modernises the province
Deurbanization: Hardly audible, but shaping the future in the countryside is bringing noticeable changes - also in the city.
Bosco Verticale: Are forest towers the future of sustainable design?
More and more people are drawn to the city and more and more green space has to make room - wooded high-rise buildings should represent a solution to the problem
Micro homes - great freedom and the smallest ecological footprint
A new kind of quality of life - micro-house as an inspiring and environmentally friendly living concept
Book Club: Dig It! Building bound to the ground - building culture on the surface of the earth
Our book tip of the month digs deep into building culture - on the trail of architecture and its roots in the surface of the earth.
How sustainable cities can promote urban resilience
Environmental pollution, scarcity of resources and social inequality - many challenges of the present as well as climate change are concentrated in cities - sustainable urban development counteracts this
Berlin TXL will soon be a smart city and hotspot for urban technologies
5 questions to Philipp Bouteiller about the innovative and sustainable redesign of the former Berlin Tegel Airport In an interview with Prof. Dr. Philipp Bouteiller, CEO Tegel Projekt GmbH
Big City-Life: Sky Pool opens in London's Embassy Gardens
London architecture project: The 25-meter-long “Sky Pool” in the urban district of Embassy Gardens connects two ten-story buildings
Book Club: Gio Ponti appears as a personal & exclusive special edition
"Even if Ponti wasn't about saving resources, but about the impression of lightness, his approach can be transferred to our time"
Fresh vibes: Eco-friendly colours provide inspiration for wall designs
Show your colors and set accents - these are the best manufacturers for ecological colors with a design factor
Mid century furniture: a touch of nostalgia in your own apartment
A luxurious and practical furnishing trend that is catching on again after more than half a century: mid-century furniture is back
Rethinking living spaces: Modular architecture and housing concepts
With modular architecture and flexible living concepts into the future of living - we show sustainable and creative projects that rethink living
Green Furniture Concept: Biophilic Design & Modularity for Public Interior
Johan Berhin, founder and designer of Green Furniture Concept, talks about natural design as a symbol of security and the importance of modularity and circularity for interiors in public places Interview with Johan Berhin, Founder & Designer
Event: Green Product Award 2021 honors innovative product designs
The competition for a greener future with sustainable and innovative product ideas
Dodds & Shute: A platform is changing the design industry forever
"We started using our company as a case study for sustainable change in 2017 - the idea drives us that we can initiate real change in the design industry" In an interview with Stefan Dodds and Nick Shute, founders of Dodds & Shute
3D printing ideas: These innovative formats set new milestones
Hardly any other industry has experienced such a boom in recent years as three-dimensional printing technology - here are five particularly innovative 3D printing ideas
Book Club: Ai Weiwei - 40th Anniversary Edition
Our book tip of the month follows Chinese activist and artist Ai Weiwei through his life stages and shows his works inspired by the different phases
News: "All Eyes On" - The digital format of the German Design Award 2021
This year, the winning projects of the German Design Award will be presented by the German Design Council in a new online framework.
Dodds & Shute: Swedish furniture brands leading in terms of sustainability
No other country produces furniture as sustainably as Sweden. This finding has been shown in the new sustainability report from Dodds & Shute
Book Club: Lo-TEK design movement relies on indigenous technologies
Inidigenous technologies as a solution to climate change - In conversation with the author Julia Watson, about alternative ideas in symbiosis with nature In an interview with Julia Watson
Home Report 2021 - Trend developments in the housing and construction industry
The most important living trends in 2021: About redefining a good home and why cities need to become more resilient
Design Project Pollution Ranger & Smog Shade visualizes smog data
Designer Huachen Xin inspires social change with his Pollution Ranger and Smog Shade In an interview with designer Huachen Xin
Book Club: Homes For Our Time
Our book tip of the month shows the most beautiful, most interesting houses worldwide as well as the ingenuity of visionary architects
What is photovoltaics? The modern energy solution simply explained
Photovoltaics is one of the most promising renewable energies of our time. Here is everything you need to know about it
Wallmakers House: Award-winning architecture with a sense of sustainability
Vinu Daniel is considered an architectural pioneer. His Wallmakers house Shikhara shows how he is revolutionizing modern house construction in the long term
Garden design ideas for the perfect late summer
Midsummer is here and with it the desire to spend more time outside. With these garden design ideas, your garden will become an oasis of wellbeing
Home Report 2020 - Future of Living and Building
How can the architecture of our cities, our buildings, but above all the architecture of our lives, be better designed?
Architectural design and new standards for sustainability
Setting signals where they are created - this is what the British architecture firm does with its sustainability manifesto
Inspired by nature - Regenerative design beyond sustainability
Michael Pawlyn pioneered regenerative architecture through innovation through imitation of biology
Pantone's Color of the Year is "Classic Blue"
In 2020, Pantone is banking on a classic: "Classic Blue" is the color of the year. The color embodies calm, simple elegance and timelessness
Principle of the HfG Karlsruhe Jan Boelen on elements of sustainable design
About the existence of sustainable design and the pure illusion of upcycling
Design expert & visionary Ulrike Krages on urbanization and more comfort
"Aesthetics for me is aesthetics & everything that comes from the heart"
Solid wood or solid timber? Here's everything you need to know about woods and the differences between them
Living & building with the most sustainable raw material in the world. Wood appeals to us aesthetically and also ensures a pleasant room climate. Whether solid wood, solid wood or real wood - we explain the differences
Holiday in tiny houses or eco cabins - pure nature in design objects
Find a vacation in a tiny house and get back to nature and concentrate on the essentials. We show the best tiny houses for a very special nature vacation
The Vessel - New York's newest attraction from designer Heatherwick
The Vessel is the heart of New York's newest luxury neighborhood, Hudson Yards. The building, designed by Thomas Heatherwick, opened its doors for the first time this year in Manhattan's Midtown West
Everything you need to know about eco-friendly paint
In addition to the organic colors made purely on a natural basis, there are also increasingly new, environmentally friendly colors from renowned brands. We explain what you have to pay attention to when buying
100 years of Bauhaus and the nationwide expedition
In the almost 14 years of its existence, the Bauhaus revolutionized creative and artistic thinking. The big anniversary will be celebrated nationwide in 2019
Sustainable organic colors - Naturally beautiful
With color nuances for a higher standard of living in your own four walls. Sustainable organic colors ensure a non-toxic well-being
Vertical farming - the future concept of agriculture
Vertical farming is intended to revolutionize the future of agriculture. To what extent can the concept be implemented at home and in the city
Morgan Freeman - A ranch against bee mortality
More than just honey - why actor Morgan Freeman is fighting bee deaths with a ranch and what each one can do
Sustainable building & architecture in terms of the environment
With “Green Living” a trend has entered the living room that has a lasting impact on life in your own four walls
Current news & challenges related to sustainable building
The rapidly growing world population and megatrends such as urbanization are leading to a construction boom in metropolises and suburbs. However, since buildings have a significant impact on natural habitats and are responsible for a considerable part of energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, it is important to look for sustainable architectural solutions. Here we show how sustainable building works and which projects meet current challenges.
Pioneering architecture design & sustainability
Due to the environmental impact of the building boom, sustainable building is now the focus of visionary architects. Forward-looking concepts such as the design of climate-neutral and climate-restoring buildings promise to successfully combine architectural design and sustainability. Discover here which globally relevant architecture projects shape our future through sustainable building.
In addition, current knowledge about international building attractions, design trends, and environmentally friendly and regenerative architecture in our cosmos for sustainable building.