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Energy use is becoming an increasingly pertinent issue for the world around us. And while the recent work-from-home revolution has brought with it a lot of benefits, some might overlook the environmental costs. There was as much as an 8.9% rise in domestic energy consumption in the first quarter of 2021 alone, as a direct result of these new workin...
Written by
John Bramer
Photography
Soroush Majidi (cover image)
This house was built as a secondary house combining earth, wood and stone structures with very traditional Moroccan finishings: Tadelakt in wall, earth tiles in the ground, sculptured cedar wood, Ourika Stones in the façade and roofs with eucalyptus and bamboo.
Project name
Bsabess Ecodome
Architecture firm
Ecodome Maroc
Location
Bsabess, Benslimane, Morocco
Photography
Ecodome Maroc
The Tehran-based architecture studio ZAV Architects has recently completed Presence in Hormuz 2, a community of Superadobe earthbag domes that empowers its residents. Built with earth-based materials, these colorful domes were constructed with the help of local residents looking to revive their local economy.
Project name
Presence in Hormuz 2
Architecture firm
ZAV Architects
Location
Hormuz Island, Iran
Photography
Payman Barkhordari, Tahmineh Monzavi, Soroush Majidi, DJI