architecture

A prototype wooden model of the architect's triangular structure, and features scaled down human figures, and boats. The sides of the building are open to allow the viewer to peer inside.

Nigerian-born architect Kunlé Adeyemi's NLÉ studio developed the Makoko Floating School as a prototype for building in areas prone to flooding. The triangular shape gives the structure stability on the water, with a low center of gravity. (B/Flickr/Creative Commons 2.0)

George Washington University
On the second to last day of COP26, the official theme of the day is cities, regions, and built environments. But what is a built environment, and why is the link to climate change so important?
Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-Plattsburgh
As the world continues to urbanize, there is increasingly becoming a higher need for green, sustainable architecture. One striking example of this is Parc Frederic-Back in Montreal.
Powerhouse Drøbak Montessori Secondary School
The George Washington University
We look to Snøhetta, a Norwegian architecture firm, to explore how we can build for the future by shaping society through culturally and environmentally responsive, and sustainable design.
Northwestern University
A group of design thinking interns at the Kalu Yala Institute are imagining and implementing a new vision for communal living. But not everything is going quite as planned.
Middlebury College
Building the sustainable home through the reconstructing the nature of being.

(Photo: Christopher Frettoloso)

Arizona State University
The Arizona-based start-up company Tempe BetR-blok is working to create sustainable and low cost buildings.
The Future of Buildings and the Environment
The Future of Buildings and the Environment
Planet Forward
Jordan Goldstein, the regional planning principal for Gensler Architects, spoke about the future of buildings and the environment at Planet Forward’s 2016 Summit.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Ethiopia is the fastest growing non-oil based economy in the world, and people like Helawi Sewnet are part of the reason why.
The George Washington University
Green roof-ing is actually what is up in urban sustainability!
Ole Miss student
Ole Miss is in the process of building new energy efficient dorms on campus. By doing so, the school will save thousands.      

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