Envisioning the urban skyscraper of 2050

The urban buildings of the near-future will be tall, smart, adaptable, responsive, honest, modular, recyclable, clean, and deeply embedded into the systems of their host cities, if an imaginative vision from Arup’s Foresight team is anything to judge by.

Envisioning the urban skyscraper of 2050

The urban buildings of the near-future will be tall, smart, adaptable, responsive, honest, modular, recyclable, clean, and deeply embedded into the systems of their host cities, if an imaginative vision from Arup’s Foresight team is anything to judge by.

Posted 1 year ago
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Potentially Earthquake-Unsafe Residential Buildings — a (Very Rough) List

San Francisco’s Department of Building Inspection has kept a preliminary list of potentially dangerous “soft-story” buildings since 2009, but inspectors say it has not been verified by actual building inspections, and was never intended for public consumption. Some of the addresses the city generated might be wrong.

Potentially Earthquake-Unsafe Residential Buildings — a (Very Rough) List

San Francisco’s Department of Building Inspection has kept a preliminary list of potentially dangerous soft-story” buildings since 2009, but inspectors say it has not been verified by actual building inspections, and was never intended for public consumption. Some of the addresses the city generated might be wrong.

Posted 1 year ago
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Greening Asia: Emerging Principles for Sustainable Architecture

In the past decade Asia’s building sector has slowly come around to the idea of the Green building. The movement has picked up pace since 2005 with the introduction of, at last count, 13 national Green building assessment tools. Despite a steep rise in the number of certified buildings, the approach to Greening is fragmented and cautious at best. The Asian Green building does not do enough to mitigate impact nor do the conventions of Greening address the diverse needs of the region and its people.

d3 Housing Tomorrow 2012 Exhibition Opened at MSU School of Architecture

Earlier this March, d3 officially announced the winners of the international Housing Tomorrow architectural design competition, and Bustler published the top submissions. This past Monday now, the d3 Housing Tomorrow exhibition also opened at the Mississippi State University School of Architecture featuring the winning entries and selected projects from the 2012 competition. The exhibition will run through April 20 at the school’s Giles Hall Gallery.

d3 Housing Tomorrow 2012 Exhibition Opened at MSU School of Architecture

Earlier this March, d3 officially announced the winners of the international Housing Tomorrow architectural design competition, and Bustler published the top submissions. This past Monday now, the d3 Housing Tomorrow exhibition also opened at the Mississippi State University School of Architecture featuring the winning entries and selected projects from the 2012 competition. The exhibition will run through April 20 at the school’s Giles Hall Gallery.

Posted 2 years ago
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