Designs for the Sleuk Rith Institute - a new institution and genocide memorial in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh - have been unveiled. The Institute brings together a museum, research centre, graduate school, document archives and research library.
Turning the railway into a greenway...
The Railway in Bombay defines the linear city & dictates how more than 7.5 million (of the total population of 21 million) people travel daily! In a city deprived of public space (less than 1 sq m/person of open public space),
The world is a beautiful place in more ways than one. Mother Nature isn't the only one contributing to that beauty. Among the thousands of ordinary brick-and-mortar buildings making up the bulk of the urban landscape, skyscrapers are architectural and engineering marvels that rise hundreds of meters
Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE), Chris Murray's job is, ironically, to spread the word about urban regeneration and the benefits of bringing neighbors closer together in compact new housing developments. However, his faith in the Government's happy, high-density vision
Vertical farming is a proposed agricultural technique involving large-scale agriculture in urban high-rises or "farmscrapers" Using advanced greenhouse technology and greenhouse methods such as hydroponics, these buildings would produce fruit, vegetables, edible mushrooms and algae year-round.
Given some of the intriguing and unusual eco-friendly resort concepts we've seen of late, a luxury hotel in the shape of an enormous drop of water that's designed to convert air into drinking water with the assistance of solar power should come as no surprise.