Tag Archives: Green construction

The Flat Tower

Second Place 2011 Skyscraper Competition Yoann Mescam, Paul-Eric Schirr-Bonnans, Xavier Schirr-Bonnans in France The construction of skyscrapers has been an architectural solution for high-density urban areas for almost a century for its ability to combine height with a small footprint. … Continue reading

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Lilypad, the floating city

With global sea levels predicted to rise significantly over the next century due to climate change, a lot of people living in low lying areas are expected to be displaced from their homes. Architect Vincent Callebaut has come up with … Continue reading

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