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The inside of the tower is devoted to the guiding principles of the Rukun Negara, including a Sky Walk cafe atop the tower, & a 20 story tall Hall of Hibiscuses- a vertical, living garden celebrating the national flower of Malaysia.

Week 4 - Kuala Lumpur’s Menara Bunga Raya was designed for “people, profit & planet” – reflecting an emerging awareness that our most visible buildings must deliver value beyond simple economics & speak to higher aspirations.

Wooden Skyscraper: 34 Stories of Stick-Framed Architecture

If accepted and completed, this design would be the tallest wood-frame structure in the world. Counter-intuitive as it may seem, sustainable timber framing can be more eco-friendly than steel-and-c…

Gallery - Foster + Partners Break Ground on 425 Park Avenue - 10

Gallery of Foster + Partners Break Ground on 425 Park Avenue - 10

#Architecture: Moshe Safdie's firm has completed its Sky Habitat project in Singapore – a pair of balcony-covered housing towers linked by three aerial walkways. Click through for slideshow.

Two of the three bridge sky gardens linking the two towers of Sky Habitat Singapore a residential complex in Bishan Central Region Singapore via Classy Bro

# Week 9: In order to make a city more sustainable, the city itself has to be as self dependent as possible. One way to achieve that goal is through vertical and rooftop farming in high density areas. Using hydroponic technology, the cost of agriculture is less than traditional methods and provides food and natural atmosphere to  severely urban areas.

# Week In order to make a city more sustainable, the city itself has to be as self dependent as possible. One way to achieve that goal is through vertical and rooftop farming in high density areas. Using hydroponic technology, the cost of agriculture i

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Construction is underway on Stefano Boeri's Bosco Verticale ('Vertical Forest'), twin apartment towers in Milan with cantilevered balconies boasting pollution-trapping, energy-saving lush trees and other vegetation.

Un caso para la construcción de ciudades MEDIA-HEAVY | ARQUITECTURA URBANA AHORA

In the past century, a global proliferation of dense cities filled with high-rise towers has quickly become a dominate form of human .

Image 21 of 21 from gallery of eVolo's 20 Most Innovative Skyscrapers. The Oculus: Regenerating Life Through a Vertical Topology / Rodrigo Carmona. Image Courtesy of eVolo

The building of the future will not just sit on a lot – it will breath, sleep, and wake up in the morning.

Selena: -Curved design increases structural stability -The shape makes it very aerodynamic -Rooftop covered in asphalt that absorbs a lot of heat from the sun -Uses solar power -Very environmentally sustainable

Nicolas Laisné Associés (NL*A Paris) has revealed the plans for its new Offices With Terraces, an office building in Nice, France, which aims to set...

NL*A Reveals Plans for Open-Concept Green Office Building in France

Nicolas Laisné Associés (NL*A Paris) has revealed plans for its new Offices With Terraces, an office building in Nice, France

Philippe Starck e Arquitectonica buscam transformar a paisagem de Quito,Oh, diseñado por Arquitectónica y U&S. Image © Uribe & Schwarzkopf

Galeria de Philippe Starck e Arquitectonica buscam transformar a paisagem de Quito - 12

Imagem 12 de 16 da galeria de Philippe Starck e Arquitectonica buscam transformar a paisagem de Quito. Oh, diseñado por Arquitectónica y U&S.

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