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Project • By Suryawanshi EnterprisesResidential Landscape

500 LPD Solar Water Heater

500 Ltr per day Solar Water Heater of Supreme solar make for Shri Ghongade residence and hostel. More

Project • By Michael JantzenPrivate Houses

The California Canopy House

The California Canopy House was designed to embrace Southern California’s sunny temperate climate. As a result, the structure is primarily made of a series of large, overlapping, curved and slotted canopies. These canopies shade the majority of the e... More

Project • By MenoMenoPiu ArchitectsCommercial Landscape

Solar Loop

The aim of the "Solar Loop" is to expose more surface as possible to the southern solar rays. The shape comes directly from the solar diagrams, and deals easily with the sun following it with the best angle almost like a frozen artificial sunflowe... More

Project • By Michael JantzenPrivate Houses

The Solar Winds Coffee House

My design proposal for the Solar Winds Coffee House is another example of a unique way to incorporate alternative energy gathering and/or storage facilities into the built environment. I have chosen to design a retail coffee house which will be entir... More

Product • By SolarShopSolar Panels Grid Connected

Solar Panels Grid Connected

Complete Solar Panel Kit with everything you need to complete a grid connection. More

Product • By SolarShopSolar Lighting

Solar Lighting

Solar Lighting Kits can provide essential light and electrical power to any outdoor buildings such as sheds, workshops, summer houses, stables, agricultural buildings etc.Quick and easy to install, requiring no special tools and can be operating with... More

Project • By João Diniz ArquiteturaResidential Landscape


The experimental house for any place or owner Environmental sustainability in all decisions Steel, wood, glass, thermo-acoustic panels Renewable energies, solar, photovoltaic Water reuse, vegetation, shades Propose an ecologically integrated sys... More
Arup Bioreactive

Project • By ARUPResidential Landscape

Micro-algae prove ideal for making green facades

A zero-energy house under construction in Germany is set to provide the first real-life test for a new façade system that uses live microalgae to provide shade and generate renewable energy at the same time. The world’s first ‘bio-adaptive façade... More

Project • By studio symbiosisSports Centres

Athletic Ripples

Architects – Studio Symbiosis (www.studio-symbiosis.com) Project Architect – Amit Gupta and Britta Knobel Gupta Project Team – Dharampal Singh, Mohammad Shaique Uddin, Rakesh Mathur. Client - Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti Site Area – 1,00,000 sqm Bu... More

Project • By GWWO ArchitectsWorkshops

DuPont Environmental Education Center

The new Russell W. Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge Education Center is part of efforts by the Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware to restore marshlands along the Christina River, while creating economic vitality, enhancing the environment a... More

Project • By Taras3DOffices

Grass field and the Skies

A blend between a grass field and the skies, green and blue, nature and architecture, simple harmony. I wanted to create something simple, yet interesting and beautiful. To 'insert' architecture between two major elements: Earth and the Skies. To ma... More

Project • By TjepPrivate Houses

Oogst 1

Oogst 1 Solo is a house for one person that provides its resident with food, energy, heat and oxygen. In principle, one could live in Oogst 1 Solo without ever having to leave the house. Oogst 1 Solo has a cross-shaped floor plan. The heart is the... More

Project • By Organic Scapes and ArchitecturePrivate Houses

Living Aleutian Home Design Competition

The shape of the building's footprint is a direct result from wind studies. By combining the different wind charts, we arrived at the conclusion that the proper orientation and exterior shape should be modeled according to the direction of prevailing... More

Project • By DHV architectsHousing

Zero Energy Bridge Control Room

The Ramspol bridge on the N50 road between Kampen and Ens is to be replaced with an entirely new structure. This project involved the design of the new bridge control room. It must be as energy-efficient as possible, with overall consumption offs... More

Project • By ROCKWOOL International A/SPrivate Houses

Green Balance

A green milestone: This home is designed by a young family that was concerned about the questions of ecology and energy conservation. In the beginning of the construction of their home, the young family intended to lower the house operation costs,... More