A fourth dimension, time, is being discussed by many 3D printing researchers as the next step in self-replicating building evolution. Is it hype, or is it a breakthrough?
Wanshang Dreamworld park near Shanghai will soon feature a 5D entertainment structure built entirely from upcycled materials and agricultural waste.
In a nod to green building, the 10,000-square-foot stage upon which President Obama took his second oath of office was built with lumber using the controversial SFI label.
These three boutique hotels offer some extreme examples of how building materials and innovative site plans can make them uniquely suited for their unusual environments.
A Buddhist school in northern Thailand, echoing its tropical setting, embraces the interconnectedness of nature by incorporating natural or recycled materials in nearly every aspect of its design.
Iowa State University students can tread lightly on the environment while toning their bodies following the LEED Platinum renovation of their gym facilities.
Architecture firm Kengo Kuma and Associates addressed a Tokyo school’s multiple solar needs by essentially putting 12 different roofs on the same building.
In the wake of the 2011 New Zealand earthquake, architect Shigeru Ban is building a temporary cathedral out of recycled cardboard, creating a symbol of unshaken faith and endurance.
A number of researchers are experimenting with adding recycled straw, paper and wood to create bricks and modular blocks with superior thermal performance characteristics.
The Re-Cycle rejects the throwaway culture in which we’re all entrenched while offering a better way to ride.