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WOHA - Air-conditioning is merely an additional feature in most of their open structures, because the building structure itself provides the cooling. Natural lighting is standard, solar modules harvest energy for use in the building and water for domestic purposes and rainwater are reused. WOHA architects have realized buildings and landscapes, interiors and exteriors in projects such as the seminal residential high-rise The Met in Bangkok, which received the International Highrise Award…

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Gallery of ICD-ITKE Research Pavilion 2013-14 / ICD-ITKE University of Stuttgart - 18

"The project is the latest in a series of successful biomimetic investigations by the Institute of Computational Design (ICD) and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE). This pavilion studies the naturally lightweight structures of the beetle elytra, a protective shell for the wings and abdomen of a beetle." Architect: Nam Hoang

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Institute for Computational Design (ICD), Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE), University of Stuttgart, robotically fabricated, carbon fibers, glass fibers, digital fabrication, lightweight materials, pavilion design, shell structure

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Meet the extraordinary man who has been called "the architect of the people" and the first man to use paper as a building structure material, Shigeru Ban. He is the founder of Voluntary Architects' Network (VAN). He built refugee homes in Rwanda and evacuation homes in Japan and China and also helped built churches and schools to aid victims of natural disasters. "Paper buildings cannot be destroyed by earthquakes." Shigeru Ban http://www.thextraordinary.org/shigeru-ban

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Meet the extraordinary man who has been called "the architect of the people" and the first man to use paper as a building structure material, Shigeru Ban. He is the founder of Voluntary Architects' Network (VAN). He built refugee homes in Rwanda and evacuation homes in Japan and China and also helped built churches and schools to aid victims of natural disasters. "Paper buildings cannot be destroyed by earthquakes." Shigeru Ban http://www.thextraordinary.org/shigeru-ban

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La précision et l'originalité de son travail a fait de Shigeru Ban un architecte mondialement reconnu. #architecte #japon #shigeruban

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Asepeyo Building / Ventura Valcarce Arquitecto

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