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A Building That Breathes

A Building That Breathes | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it
Triptyque’s building of artists’ studios suggests a wholly different approach to the ecofriendly apartment block.

The exterior concrete walls bloom with life, as plants are able to grow through a system of irrigation using recycled rainwater and groundwater. Not unlike Paris’s Pompidou Centre, the structure is, to a degree, turned inside out. Its veinlike water pipes become part of the architecture.

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Barndominium: A Re-imagined Typology

Barndominium: A Re-imagined Typology | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it

The Barndominium is a small living area and workshop that functions as a weekend retreat on the outskirts of its nearby busy metropolis. Paying reverence to the Texas vernacular style, this project is a cross between the shotgun house and barn typology. As a 1 bedroom/1.5 bath with a joining workshop, the program also promotes a classic live-work lifestyle.

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Hua-Hin Hut / Sea Monkey Coconut

Hua-Hin Hut / Sea Monkey Coconut | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it

Hua Hin Hut is a conversion of a small warehouse in Hua Hin, Thailand to be a house. The idea is to setting up the dwelling unit on the site where the dweller can live, work, growing food in order to reduce a traveling distance in everyday life...

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Projects, Live-Work, Urban Design - residentialarchitect Magazine

Projects, Live-Work, Urban Design - residentialarchitect Magazine | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it
The Urban Barn live/work project turned abandoned city lots into light-filled office space and sleek living quarters.
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