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Dome and curved walls of bamboo renew this open-air cafe

Dome and curved walls of bamboo renew this open-air cafe

We’ve seen a renaissance in bamboo architecture in recent years, as designers are pushing the material in innovative ways, both structurally as a new kind of “green steel,” and aesthetically as well. Vietnam’s Vo Trong Nghia Architects is one of these pioneers, having done a number of projects that feature …

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Passive House buildings go from small to extra-large

Passive House buildings go from small to extra-large

There is a building revolution going on in New York City, as it becomes “the passive house epicentre of the country.” Anyone who thinks that Passive House design is just for houses should have a look at Sendero Verde, a huge new project by Handel Architects in New York City. …

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"Blue glass is the pleated khaki of facades" in New York

"Blue glass is the pleated khaki of facades" in New York

After years of glass dominating skyscraper construction in New York, architects in the city are returning to stone and other solid-looking materials to cover their towers. Dezeen spoke to those ditching glazing for alternative cladding to find out why. Read more Source link

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