With the opening of his newest project—the mammoth 8House in Copenhagen—Bjarke Ingels continues his relentless climb to the top.
A new middle school in Harlem is the product of its stubborn and visionary founders and the building’s equally stubborn and visionary architect.
You think LEED Platinum is hard? The Living Building Challenge is sustainable design’s new cutting edge.
An acclaimed architect and curator, a self-proclaimed father of sustainability, a poet of structure and form, a man of myth and mystery—Emilio Ambasz is surely his own greatest creation.
Founded by the late Samuel Mockbee, the Rural Studio has now morphed into a hothouse of practical and pragmatic design, helping students to redefine the terms of socially relevant architecture.
After designing offices for some of the leading environmental groups in the country, Envision Design takes on its biggest challenge yet: creating a new headquarters for the U.S. Green Building Council that puts the organization’s ideas—and ideals—into action.
Three young French designers hatch an ingenious plan to use existing infrastructure to create clean energy.
The Iraq war has produced thousands of wounded veterans, propelling research into the ultimate ergonomic challenge: the perfect prosthetic. Military amputees now find themselves on the front lines of prosthetics research, with each new development promising more than mere mobility.
Course# Met128 This course is AIA/CES registered for 1LU. The Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a marvel of acoustic engineering. From the foundation to the ceiling every inch has been designed for optimum…
Pocket Pads We love that an architect in the third-largest state in the union has erected living quarters the size of a dollhouse! Jay Shafer, of Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, in Sebastopol, California—population 7,774; square footage 52,411,392—has designed spaces as…