OYO, a company based in Belgium. Designed with an industrial approach within limited parameter, this housing typology is content with the basic idea of living and its connection to the environment.
Friday, April 06, 2012
Eight student teams have been shortlisted for the 2012 Saint-Gobain Isover Architectural Student Design Competition in UK level. This year's competition challenged students to create a sustainable community living plan for around 12 to 15 families, located in Nottingham's Trent Basin at the border between the city and the industrial zone. The development must be designed in accordance with Saint-Gobain Isover Multi-Comfort principles, encompassing Passivehaus components.
Monday, February 13, 2012
An event named, 'UNLOCK / SUPPORT' organised by SSoA in The University of Sheffield last week. Two architecture background speakers were invited and gave interesting talks related to this topic. One of them was from London based firm called 00:/, Indy Johar. During his session, he expressed that the perception and approach towards a successful architecture should be change, thus adapting with the current situation, modernisation and globalisation for social sustainability.
Sunday, December 25, 2011
A three storey sustainable inter-terrace house located at Boon Teck Road in Singapore becomes the first completed private residence to receive the BCA Green Mark Platinum rating. Designed by DP Architects, it is aims to promote New Sustainable Typology for Landed Houses acclimatised to the tropical climate of Singapore. The architecture is driven by the principles of passive design and energy efficient systems, in order to achieve ideal indoor environmental qualities (thermal and light qualities) if required.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
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The Shed designed by an Australian architect, Richard Peters Associates, is a 74 sqm refurbished simple brick industrial structure, originally built in 1980. Over the past 120 years, the building used to served various functions; operated as a motorcycle repair shop, secondhand washing machine warehouse, a builder's workshop and more recently a studio for local artists.