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MFTA Third Thursday Event – Virtual Talk: Art, Architecture & Sustainability with Lars Fisk and Michael Arad

Join us for a conversation with artist and sculptor, Lars Fisk and architect and designer of the September 11 Memorial, Michael Arad. In a live presentation, Fisk will show the sustainable living details of his unique home in Red Hook, Brooklyn made from four shipping containers and ecologically sourced materials. Michael Arad will contribute his architectural and design […]

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Plant Prefab’s latest factory-built offerings are big on sustainability, Scandi vibes

Timed to coincide with this year’s Earth Day, Plant Prefab, the sustainability-focused factory spinoff of venerable Californian prefabricated home design and development company LivingHomes, has unveiled two fresh dwellings as part of a new design partnership with modular architecture studio Koto. While LivingHomes has garnered a reputation for developing modern prefab homes designed by an […]

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Urban Regeneration and Sustainability Conference

Urban regeneration has only proven to be successful when sustained which is why urban regeneration and the concept of sustainability go perfectly hand in hand. The populations within the earth inhabit more and more areas every day which is why urbanization still grows to be a challenge. The problems that are most commonly associated with urbanization are often […]

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Expo 2020 Dubai pavilions will showcase global innovations in sustainability and design

Long before the telephone, the airplane, and the internet, the original World’s Fair was created in 1851 as a method of presenting the achievements of all the world’s nations in a single setting. Countless modern accomplishments—among them, the telephone, the Ferris wheel, the dishwasher, and even the Eiffel Tower—have all debuted at various World’s Fairs […]

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Urban Regeneration and Sustainability conference 2nd Edition

Urban regeneration has only proven to be successful when sustained which is why urban regeneration and the concept of sustainability go perfectly hand in hand. The populations within the earth inhabit more and more areas every day which is why urbanization still grows to be a challenge. The problems that are most commonly associated with urbanization are often […]

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Malin + Goetz’s new San Francisco store pairs sustainability with simplicity

What with the founders of Malin + Goetz, Matthew Malin, and Andrew Goetz, having cut their teeth in the beauty and design industry respectively, it’s no wonder that their products, as well as their retail environments, are conceived with the purest aesthetic considerations in mind. The New York-based skincare label’s minimalist packaging—bright colored lettering against […]

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Ahead of Design Miami, Aric Chen talks sustainability, economics, and China

Aric Chen is the new curatorial director of Design Miami, the premiere show of collectible design, which features the world’s top designers and architects. The show returns for its 15th edition December 2 through 8, 2019, alongside Art Basel, showcasing a body of work that revolves around the theme of environmental sustainability. Until recently, Chen […]

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Here are fall’s hottest architecture, sustainability, and social theory events on the East Coast

AN has assembled another collection of exhibitions, lectures, and conferences in the coming week that feature artists, architects, policymakers, and thinkers reflecting on aesthetic, social, ecological, and design strategies for the modern world. If you’re in or around New York City, stop by and enrich yourself. Check out the events below: Rashid Johnson, The Hikers […]

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Improving Sustainability Concept in Developing Countries – 4th Edition

The 4th international ISCDC conference meeting is the platform where the most recent topics, researches and ideas about sustainability are announced, Proposals around how to achieve sustainability goals especially in developing countries, topics such as sustainable architecture design and green building construction, using eco-friendly materials, Renewable energy generation and smart infrastructure, Environmental and natural resources […]

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RIBA sustainability chairman urges London to consider a glass tower ban

Following NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “ban” on glass-clad buildings in April, a leading sustainability expert in London has spoken out against London mayor Sadiq Khan’s refusal to enact the same legislation—Simon Sturgis, an adviser to the Greater London Authority and a chairman of the Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) sustainability group, believes that […]

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Improving Sustainability Concept in Developing Countries – 4th Edition

The 4th international ISCDC conference meeting is the platform where the most recent topics, researches and ideas about sustainability are announced, Proposals around how to achieve sustainable development goals especially in developing countries, topics such as sustainable architecture design and green building construction, using eco-friendly materials, Renewable energy generation and smart infrastructure, Environmental and natural […]

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