There are endless innovative solutions to decrease a building’s carbon footprint in its architecture, installations, and layout. This section will cover the best ways to make commercial buildings greener in every step of the design process from access control to passive design.
Gardens by the Bay, courtesy Grant Associates (cover image). Murray Fredericks
This Wooden Prefabricated & Eco-Tech house has been imagined as a fold. Rather, as a set of folds made from a standardized triangulated module of 2 different sizes.
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SketchUp, Autodesk 3ds Max, Adobe Photoshop
Habitat Horticulture proposes Confluence Rising, an iconic living tower that celebrates the confluence of nature, art and innovation. Visitors enjoy an entry plaza/café and experience panoramic views framed by lush plantings from balconies at every level culminating in a roof-top greenhouse and observation deck.
Guadalupe Park, San Jose, California
Creating an eco-friendly environment is an ongoing process. Rather than getting frustrated and giving up on this mission, you need to stay the course. Below are some things you can do to reduce the strain you and your family put on the environment.
Cover image: Courtesy of Clearpoint / Milroy Perera