Tag Sustainable

House in Lumino / by Davide Macullo Architects

Located in the Swiss Alpine village of Lumino, just north of Bellinzona, this house stands as a monolithic element, quietly complementing and echoing its context. The surrounding area is characterised by traditional stone built houses, many of which date back centuries and are marked by their use of this single construction material. The new house is intended as a relevant response to and contemporary interpretation of the vernacular; its exposed reinforced concrete form recalls the revered strength and resonates the presence of these old stone houses. Sitting on the edge of the old village, the house acts as a sort…

Kuggen by Wingardhs

Sited in Gothenburg, Kuggen gets its second award this year, thank to its energy efficient concept. The project was designed…