Category Archives: Green Architecture

Bamboo Is King

There is no doubt that bamboo has become a choice material used in construction (in recent times). Their sustainability, strength, and aesthetic value make them hard to resist. [Refreshing my memory] My first sight of bamboos where on building sites; … Continue reading

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The Heliotrope: Energy-Positive Rotating House

The Heliotrope is an environmentally friendly house designed by the German architect Rolf Disch who also designed the Sonnenschiff (Sun Ship). Three such houses exist in Germany, the first experimental version having been built in 1994 as the architect’s home … Continue reading

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Eco-Friendly Home: How To Make Your Building Green

Turning our homes into an environmentally friendly building is not as difficult, or expensive as it seems. Go green… Environmentally friendly

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HOUSE BUILT FROM PLASTIC BOTTLES IN NIGERIA

“It’s my goal to make a building as immaterial as possible. Architecture is a very material thing. It takes a lot of resources, so why not eliminate what you don’t need as long as you’re able to achieve the same … Continue reading

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Cherokee Studios (Green Building)

The Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles, is one of the greenest buildings in the United States. It has day lighting that minimizes the need for electric lights- most of which are high-efficiency LEDs. The design of the building uses passive cooling … Continue reading

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GREEN BUILDING DESIGN

Green building design is a term used to identify the various aspects of creating structures using environmentally friendly materials and methods. The green design concept also encompasses the idea of ensuring the buildings are energy efficient and continue to interact … Continue reading

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GREEN ARCHITECTURE AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Green architecture is a broad term that refers to the creation or restructuring of buildings so they have a minimal impact on the environment. There are a number of different approaches to green construction, with many of the ideas involving … Continue reading

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