Wind Turbine And Apartments In The Same Building

#windwheel #windpower #netherlands #rotterdam #energy #architecture

How cool would it be to tell people you live inside of a wind turbine? Designed for the port city of Rotterdam, the Dutch "Windwheel" is a concept for a sustainable landmark that would be able to house 72 apartments within a circular steel and glass ...

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Infinite Hotel To Be Built In South Korea For Olympic Games

#olympicgames #hotel #southkorea #sport #architecture

Recently Korean architects presented the new hotel project which will host the Winter Olympic Games 2018. The green terrace-lined design snakes in cascading curves that form an infinity shape.

The new hotel will be located in Gangneun...

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Egypt Plans To Build new Capital In Desert

#egypt #cairo #architecture #construction

The Egyptian government has announced plans to build a new capital to the east of the present one, Cairo. The project would cost US$ 45 billion and take 5 to 7 years to complete. This announcement was made on March 13 at an investment conference that...

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German Architect Frei Otto Wins 2015 Pritzker Prize a Day After His Death

#freiotto #pritzkerprize #award #architecture #people

A day after his death, German architect Frei Otto was named the 2015 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the field's highest honor.

The award typically goes to a living architect. Otto died on 9 March at age 89, so the announcem...

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3D Printed Bricks Instead Of Air Conditioning System

#3Dprinted #coolbricks #technology #architecture

Many designers use different devices for house passive cooling. But what if we try to approach the issue from another side and for cooling system use the material from which the house is built. For example, it can be a simple brick.

Com...

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