Green Architecture’s Urgent Quest For Cheaper, More Sustainable Energy

Over the years, an increasing number of disciplines have become interested in the concept of creating a sustainable environment. Green Architecture is one of these disciplines and its goal is to create green buildings. These ...

Idea Lab in Ciudad de México / by ARCO Arquitectura

Innovating, discovering, experiencing and acting are the main activities which will be held at i.d.e.a. Lab a new space for culture and creation designed by ARCO Arquitectura Contemporánea executed in Mexico City.

A'tolan House, Taiwan / by : Create+Think Design Studio

A’tolan is the word meaning, “a place with many rocks”, from the indigenous language of the natives on the east coast of Taiwan. It may also be interpreted as “piling of rocks”, “building wall with ...

BECYCLE Boutique Fitness Studio, Berlin / by Lien Tran

BECYCLE is the first Boutique Fitness Studio in Berlin, Europe’s clubbing capital, to offer “high energy” spinning classes with hi-tech bikes and a nightclub atmosphere featuring music from live DJs.

Izmir Transportation Hub / by Eray Carbajo

Eray Carbajo wins Honorable Mention award in National Competition for Izmir Transportation Integration Hub


How to Keep Your Business Overheads Down

Business Overheads

It does not matter how good your gross profit margins are if your overheads eat away at them and leave you with nothing at the end. It is easy to let the costs of running your business become too much, but there are things you can do to help keep them low. Then your bottom line will be more pleasant to see, which at the end of the day, is why you are in business. Here are a few suggestions that will help to keep your overheads as low as possible.


Eiffel Tower Visitors Get New Level of Security

Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes have won the international competition, held among a panel of selected architects, to strengthen the protective measures in place around the Eiffel Tower with the purpose of improving the visitor’s experience.

Eiffel Tower Security

The terror attacks at the Stade de France and Bataclan in 2015 and then in Nice on Bastille Day 2016 prompted the French authorities to strengthen their security policy atpopular and crowded tourist locations. Visitors had to be able to move freely and safely.


Corso Italia 23 / by SOM

Corso Italia 23 / by SOM

Àllianz Real Estate and SOM have recently gone on site with their renovation scheme for the former Allianz S.p.A. Milaneseheadquarters in the heart of Milan. Originally designed by architects Gio Ponti, Piero Portaluppi and Antonio Fornaroli in the early 60s, the project transforms the 45,000 sqm Corso Italia complex from an insular single-tenant headquarters into a vibrant office campus employing the most advanced sustainability, flexibility, workplace, wellbeing and smart building concepts. This, while maintaining dialogue with the original design.

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The Future of Skyscrapers: A Union Between Design and the Environment

China is home to some of the world’s highest and most scintillating skyscrapers, especially in the Shenzhen Economic Zone. It’s not unusual to spot buildings just shy of 2,000 feet dotting the landscape. For those striving to catch a glimpse of the future of skyscrapers, the KK100 and Jin Mao Tower garner much attention in first-timers to the region. But the future of sky rises is not just about sophistication and aesthetic appeal; they also need to incorporate elements that work in harmony with their surroundings to minimize the environmental impact.

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Tips for Assembling Flat Pack Furniture

Assembling Furniture

Did you just spend hours struggling to put together the odd pieces of your new flat pack furniture? You’re not alone. Assembling flat pack furniture does feel like solving an impossible jigsaw puzzle. But there are some tips and tricks to make flat pack furniture assembly possible with a lot less hassle. Here are some of them.


Lan Handling Technologies / by cepezed

Lan Handling Technologies / by cepezed

Recently, the Brabant, The Netherlands, branch of the globally operating Lan Handling Technologies moved into a brand new building designed and realized by cepezed. For their new housing, cepezed assisted the company in terms of both architecture and construction as well as process. For instance, the office contributed to the choice of location, provided counsel on the procurement of the plot and conferred with the municipality on the possibilities of the zoning plan. The architecture and interior disciplines drew up an integral design, for which cepezed also contracted and coordinated all other consultants such as those for stability, MEP & HAVAC, construction physics, fire safety and costs. cepezedbouwteam, the construction branch of the cepezed brand, arranged for the realization; without the use of a main contractor, it engaged, coordinated and supervised the different construction specialists for the client. The close cooperation between the different cepezed specialists has resulted in a custom building for the price of a standard solution. Within the budget available, Lan now has a maximum equipped, state-of-the-art housing at its disposal.


The Art Of Renovation: Flipping Houses For Profit

If you’re looking to make a profit, the art of flipping houses can be a very subtle and intricate one indeed. You’re basically hoping to grab a property at a low value, renovate it for as little money and time investment as possible, and resell it with as large a profit margin as you can manage. That’s not going to be easy, and you’re going to have to put a lot of effort in to make sure your task is completed efficiently.


2020 Skyscraper Competition / by eVolo Magazine

Call For Entries

eVolo Magazine is pleased to invite architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2020 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition is one of the world’s most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture. It recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the implementation of novel technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations; along with studies on globalization, flexibility, adaptability, and the digital revolution. It is a forum that examines the relationship between the skyscraper and the natural world, the skyscraper and the community, and the skyscraper and the city.