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NewsNews • 30 Jun 2020

Biomimicry informs the solar sensor-based façade of this intelligent, adaptable family home

Hive is a private residence in Gujarat, India designed by Openideas Architects as an intelligent, adaptable, and sustainable family home. Its architecture features a solar sensor-based façade inspired by hexagonal structural patterns found in... More

Project • By Ant StudioPavilions


The dynamism of Contemporary Architecture and its postulates keep facing numerous amendments in terms of new techniques, materials, and ways of construction. Parametricism or Parametric Architecture is one such style that emerged out of advanced idea... More

Project • By DP ArchitectsExhibitions

Rhizome House

As the only selected Asian and Singaporean finalist entry, DP Architects’ “Rhizome House” design was handpicked to be one of 14 lighting installations built for the Illuminade route of the prestigious Amsterdam Light Festival.The light structure was... More

Project • By RAUOffices

Triodos Bank

The natural surroundings of the Estate were considered during the development of the new office. The design and construction are centred around principles of nature and biomimicry. Biomimetic architecture seeks solutions for sustainability in nature... More

Project • By Vincent Callebaut ArchitecturesCathedrals

Notre-Dame Cathedral

A Gothic & Biomimetic Forest For The CathedralNotre-Dame cathedral, which has been keeping watch on Christian and Western culture since the beginning of its construction eight centuries ago, nearly saw its end in the historic fire that devoured i... More

Project • By Eppstein Uhen Architects (EUA)Research Facilities

Denver Botanic Gardens Science Pyramid

The Botanic Gardens' new 5,258-square-foot Science Pyramid's iconic design reflects a blend of progressive design, sustainable technologies and biomimetic principles that mirror the building's purpose—the advancement of science. Intended to showcase... More

Project • By Vaillo + IrigarayResearch Facilities


BIO-MIMICRY Y BIO-TIPES The camel, the polar bear and the leaf: the project aims to link with the content of the program: Bio-Medical Research, through the implementation of the biomimicry (adaptation of biological systems and human devices) in the p... More

Project • By Tonkin LiuSculptures

Shell Lace Stent prototype

Tonkin Liu Architects design ground-breaking medical deviceLondon-based architects Tonkin Liu are taking their expertise beyond architecture with the invention of an innovative new medical device.The practice, founded by partners Anna Liu and Mike To... More

Project • By ArchiBloxPrivate Houses

Blackburn House

This family home is nestled amongst the gums, cantilevering dramatically over the sloped site so it feels more like a treehouse than a regular home. With views from the site cascading down the hill towards Gardiners Creek Reserve in Melbourne’s Bl... More

Project • By Vali HomesPrivate Houses

Loma Linda 2

Loma Linda 2, the second home from Arizona-based VALI Homes, combines timeless design details, modern construction and energy saving technology that goes beyond what would be needed for LEED Platinum certification. The single-family home, located in... More

Project • By Architects of InventionHotels

Coral Holiday Apartments

The project implies construction of an upscale lifestyle community comprised of a professionally serviced apartment complex, located on the reclaimed part of the main island of Seychelles – Sailwin. The project includes advanced infrastructure: spa-c... More

Project • By Institute for Computational DesignPavilions

Elytra Filament Pavilion

V&A reveals new installation fabricated by a robot for first ever Engineering Season Today, the V&A marks the start of its Engineering Season with the unveiling of the new installation, Elytra Filament Pavilion. The pavilion is the outcome of four y... More

Project • By AHROffices

Abu Dhabi Investment Council New Headquarters - Al Bahr Towers

The design concept for AHR’s innovative competition winning design is derived from an algorithmic composition, informed by Islamic principles of design, that has been supplemented by the application of a dynamic translucent ‘mashrabiya’ which opens a... More

Project • By SchilderScholte architectenCultural Centres

Pani Community Centre in Bangladesh

The Dutch foundation Pani commissioned the architectural office to design an educational building in the north Bengal town of Rajarhat. The architects couple embraced this pro bono assignment coming from ideological motives and knowledge sharing. Thu... More

Project • By J. MAYER H. und PartnerBars

Metropol Parasol

"Metropol Parasol", the Redevelopment of the Plaza de la Encarnacíon in Seville received the red dot award "best of the best" 2012 for the highest design quality, expressing innovation in form and function in an outstanding manner. Designed by J.... More