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a tree house nestled in the middle of a forest with mountains in the backgroud
Escape the urban chaos in one of these 8 amazing eco-friendly treehouses
Located in the jungles of Costa Rica, Finca Bellavista offers a sustainable community of amazing off-grid treehouse getaways.
an artistic rendering of a futuristic skyscraper in the city
SOM unveils plans for undulating Hangzhou Wangchao Center in China
SOM unveils images of new undulating mixed-use tower in China
people are walking around in the lobby of a building with greenbuild on it
Greenbuild: The world's biggest green building expo kicks off TODAY in Boston
Greenbuild International Conference and Expo - the world's biggest green building conference - is coming to Boston this November.
an aerial view of a city with lots of tall buildings and trees on the roof
BIG unveils plans for giant spiny Cactus Towers in Copenhagen
BIG unveils Cactus Towers next to a car-free IKEA in Copenhagen
an aerial view of a city with lots of buildings next to a body of water
Drone video reveals progress on Heatherwick’s “tree-covered mountain” architecture in Shanghai
Heatherwick Studio-designed "tree-covered mountains" are coming together in Shanghai.
a bed sitting inside of a bedroom on top of a blue floor next to a window
Royal Navy Helicopter transformed into an amazing hotel room in Scotland
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an overhead view of people walking around in a shopping mall with tents and trees on the ground
Dwell on Design 2017: The West Coast's largest design event is coming to Los Angeles!
Dwell on Design, the West Coast's largest design event, is back and better than ever for 2017. The highly-anticipated three-day design event will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center June 23 - 25 and will feature 300 exhibitors, continuing education opportunities and onstage programming from design's foremost leaders.
a bridge over a body of water next to a building with lights on it at night
Hacienda San Jose Lavista | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
Set in the hills overlooking San Miguel Allende, the striking Hacienda San Jose Lavista is a beautiful retreat surrounded by expansive vineyards, lakes and wild flower gardens. Designed by architects Jose Seoane Castro and Pedro Urquiza in 2010, the idyllic hotel was designed to pay respects to traditional building practices including using adobe as the primary building material.
a modern house sits on the rocks by the water at night with its lights on
National City Aquatic Center | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
Located on the southernmost edge of the Sweetwater River Channel, adjacent to Pepper Park and Pier 32 Marina, the 5,500 square feet structure replaces a makeshift facility that was previously housed in trailers.
a man riding on the back of a brown horse in front of some desert like structures
Freedomes SunCity Camp Jordan | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
5,000 Bedouins reside in the Wadi Rum desert and act as guides.
a person standing in front of a large round object with blue light coming from it
Asif Khan UK Pavilion | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
Khan's pavilion, We Are Energy, uses a combination of sound and animation to depict the creation of energy from the beginning of times.
two men standing in front of a building at night
ICD ITKE Research Pavilion 2016 17 by University of Stuttgart | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
The drones were used to pass the fiber between the two stationary machines.
an aerial view of a soccer stadium with grass and trees surrounding the building, surrounded by green fields
Eco Park Stadium by Zaha Hadid Architects | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
"The Green Technology Hub proposals apply the latest sustainable design technologies with ecologically sound materials and construction methods to create an integrated community for world-leading research and development," said Zaha Hadid Architects.
a curved building with a bench in front of it on the top of a hill
Lotte World Tower by Kohn Pederson Fox Associates | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
The skyscraper also includes a massive 2,000-seat concert hall, aquarium, movie theater, and food hall.
a car is driving past a church on the street
Westport Presbyterian Church renovation by BNIM | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building
Built in 1905, the 27,000-square-foot multi-story Westport Presbyterian Church is one of the most iconic buildings in Kansas City’s historic Westport community.