Green Energy Archive

  • Visionary architect proposes project with ‘zero-emission, zero-waste, zero-poverty’ for Philippines Paris-based architect Vincent Callebaut consistently attempts to bring an environmental preservation theme into his projects. In the Summer 2017 issue of Green Building + Architecture magazine, we featured an article on Callebaut’s Agora Garden Tower, […]

    Futuristic eco-resort

    Visionary architect proposes project with ‘zero-emission, zero-waste, zero-poverty’ for Philippines Paris-based architect Vincent Callebaut consistently attempts to bring an environmental preservation theme into his projects. In the Summer 2017 issue of Green Building + Architecture magazine, we featured an article on Callebaut’s Agora Garden Tower, […]

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  • The Edge, the world’s most intelligent smart building, turns a traditional office environment upside down The work day may start the same as anywhere else, but the minute employees enter The Edge building in Amsterdam all bets are off. Forget everything you have ever associated […]

    Orwellian nightmare or workplace nirvana?

    The Edge, the world’s most intelligent smart building, turns a traditional office environment upside down The work day may start the same as anywhere else, but the minute employees enter The Edge building in Amsterdam all bets are off. Forget everything you have ever associated […]

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  • Visionary pyramid-shaped highrise in Manhattan turning heads around the world With an eye focused squarely on the future, Danish architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is turning heads around the world with its visionary pyramid-shaped highrise called VIA 57 West. Located in New York City’s […]

    Eye to the future

    Visionary pyramid-shaped highrise in Manhattan turning heads around the world With an eye focused squarely on the future, Danish architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is turning heads around the world with its visionary pyramid-shaped highrise called VIA 57 West. Located in New York City’s […]

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  • Hyperloop concept for world’s first high-speed transportation system to be tested in Dubai Imagine, just for a minute, that a journey from Toronto to Montreal – currently requiring about five hours of driving time – could be made in less than half an hour. Such […]

    Faster than a jet plane

    Hyperloop concept for world’s first high-speed transportation system to be tested in Dubai Imagine, just for a minute, that a journey from Toronto to Montreal – currently requiring about five hours of driving time – could be made in less than half an hour. Such […]

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  • Highest wooden building in the world to be built in Amsterdam Beginning in 2017, construction of the tallest timber tower in the world will get underway on the banks of the Amstel River in Amsterdam. Called HAUT – drawing inspiration from haute couture or designed, […]

    Above all else

    Highest wooden building in the world to be built in Amsterdam Beginning in 2017, construction of the tallest timber tower in the world will get underway on the banks of the Amstel River in Amsterdam. Called HAUT – drawing inspiration from haute couture or designed, […]

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  • Dubai’s Rosemont Hotel and Residences to feature stunning artificial world It’s common knowledge that Dubai, on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, is well-known as a business hub extraordinaire with a dry desert climate. But by 2019, visitors to this iconic city of skyscrapers […]

    Rainforest in the desert

    Dubai’s Rosemont Hotel and Residences to feature stunning artificial world It’s common knowledge that Dubai, on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, is well-known as a business hub extraordinaire with a dry desert climate. But by 2019, visitors to this iconic city of skyscrapers […]

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  • Times Group continues to lead the way with its environmentally-friendly Key West condo project With a track record that speaks for itself, Times Group’s commitment to environmentally sustainable development is second to none. A premier name in the industry with 25 years of business and […]

    Living green

    Times Group continues to lead the way with its environmentally-friendly Key West condo project With a track record that speaks for itself, Times Group’s commitment to environmentally sustainable development is second to none. A premier name in the industry with 25 years of business and […]

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  •   By William Hirsch Green building is the catch phrase for the creation of houses that are energy-efficient and environmentally responsible in their design and construction. I’m old enough to remember the first Earth Day in 1970 when we called green building and sustainable design “ecology.” […]

    The straight goods on green building and energy-efficient home design

      By William Hirsch Green building is the catch phrase for the creation of houses that are energy-efficient and environmentally responsible in their design and construction. I’m old enough to remember the first Earth Day in 1970 when we called green building and sustainable design “ecology.” […]

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  • How architecture and engineering promote sustainable lifestyles in urban centres Developers build for the future. But only recently has sustainability become a major factor for the industry. Over the last decade, developers experienced a dramatic shift from regarding green features as optional features to following […]

    The role of new development in the future of green cities

    How architecture and engineering promote sustainable lifestyles in urban centres Developers build for the future. But only recently has sustainability become a major factor for the industry. Over the last decade, developers experienced a dramatic shift from regarding green features as optional features to following […]

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  • The Bjarke Ingels Group’s King Street West design melds suburban sensibilities with cityscape It’s not exactly a walk on the wild side, but standout architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has definitely stepped outside the box with its much-heralded King Street West project. Breaking with […]

    A glimpse of Toronto’s future

    The Bjarke Ingels Group’s King Street West design melds suburban sensibilities with cityscape It’s not exactly a walk on the wild side, but standout architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has definitely stepped outside the box with its much-heralded King Street West project. Breaking with […]

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