Eco Concepts

New World’s Tallest Tower: Santiago Calatrava’s Tower at Dubai Creek Harbor

Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava has released more images of his proposed Dubai Creek Tower – now under construction and expected to surpass the 828-metre-high Burj Khalifa. The landmark observation tower broke ground earlier this week on Dubai Creek Harbour, ...

Sou Fujimoto Creates a Stacked Rental Space Tower for House Vision Tokyo

Commissioned by the Daito Trust Construction, Sou Fujimoto’s pavilion for House Vision 2 is a response to “redefining the rental house”. Creating a model that visualizes as a interconnected system of pathways, common areas and plant-filled terraces...

TOP 10 Most Amazing Architectural Projects Of The World

There are some pretty amazing buildings being constructed around the world; some of them absolutely defy conventional human civil engineering wisdom and others challenge the laws of gravity. Every year seems to take the bar higher; pioneers of material sciences, civi...

Sustainable Residence And Atelier In Morocco

Located in a rural landscape populated with olive trees, the “Residence-Atelier-Foundation” is oriented to face the majestic white outline of Morocco’s Atlas mountains. Designed by Philippe Barriere, the scheme comprises a private dwelling for the ...

David Tajchman’s Topological Gran Mediterraneo Tower For Tel Aviv

Designed by Belgian architect David Tajchman, the “Gran Mediterraneo” is a conceptual highrise building conceived for the Israeli city of Tel Aviv. The scheme brings together a range of innovative functions, including an automated car-park and induction ...

Remarkable Tubular Glass House Built Around Tree

Kazakh history is rife with stories of people throwing stones, making this glass tree-house, by Kazakh architect Aibek Almassov, the perfect weapon to combat stone proliferation. First designed in 2013, the dream was shattered when investors pulled out; now, however...

Heart Stopping Restaurant over Copper Canyon

Mexican architecture firm Tall Arquitectos just released some renderings of Bire Bitori, the heart stopping cliff side restaurant and cocktail lounge. The concept embeds the establishment within the rock face of the heart-stopping landscape high above Mexico’s...

World’s Greenest Eco Resort In UAE

Baharash Architecture practice has unveiled its design for the world’s greenest eco resort located in the UAE. Situated in Liwa, the UAE’s southern region, the resort is one of several the eco company is planning to instigate over the next few years. The ...

Underwater Eco-Village Plans To Recycle Rubbish Into ‘Seascrapers’

Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut developed plans for an amazing oceanic city built out of recycled rubbish. This futuristic building proposal extends 1,000 meters down into the depths of the sea, and plans to be made entirely of 3D-printed plastic waste materials...

Museum of Tomorrow by Santiago Calatrava Opens in Rio de Janeiro

Designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, the Museu do Amanhã (the Museum of Tomorrow), is set to open its doors in Rio de Janeiro’s burgeoning Puerto Maravilha neighborhood. Conceived as an innovative cultural space addressing the future of the...

Company Builds Hobbit Houses In Just 3 Days

Ever wanted to live in the Middle-earth? A company called Green Magic Homes came up with an idea to build tiny prefabricated houses that look exactly like Hobbit holes and can be assembled by 3 people in a few days time! Just like Hobbit holes, these houses are desig...

Asymmetric Nature Shelters Along The Danish Archipelago

Along the coast of Denmark in the South Fyn archipelago, there are islands known for their pristine and nature-abundant landscape. Offering visitors an opportunity to be immersed in the rural outdoors, Aarhus-based firm LUMO architects have created a series of shelte...

ODA’s Futuristic Midtown Tower Features ‘Private Sky Gardens’

ODA Architecture is throwing back to the Space Age with its latest designs for a tower at 303 East 44th Street, which is being developed by Triangle Equities. The top half of the building will feature 16-foot gaps between every two floors that are separated by white ...

Eco-Friendly Pod ‘Podzook’

Judy Bernier instantly fell in love with Archipod, a new concept in backyard office design. The sad fact was that they were only available in the UK. After working with Archipod’s inventor Chris Sneesby, the trained architect formed Podzook to bring them to th...

4 Years To Grow A Church From Trees

The enchantingly beautiful live-tree church in New Zealander Brian Cox’s backyard is already impressive enough, but it’s even more amazing when you learn that it took him only 4 years to create! Cox carefully selected from a wide variety of trees for his...

Conceptual Cliffside ‘Casa Brutale’ on the Aegean Sea

“Casa Brutale” is an unclad statement of simplicity and harmony in contemporary architecture. The conceptual residence, by OPA (open platform for architecture), is a chameleonic living space that teeters on the high cliffs above the aegean sea. It is a st...

Gervasutti Hut by Leapfactory

Gervasutti Hut by Leapfactory is a prefabricated building system, ideal for the construction of new alpine accommodation structures. Entirely built off-site, ideal for transport by helicopter and easily installed on location with a limited number of operations. It is...

Floating Hotel with Catamaran by Salt & Water

The project which is developed by Salt & Water design studio with the aim to promote tourism on inland waters won Millennium Yacht Design Award. The floating hotel would be a perfect solution for tourism without any violation of the natural harmony of the place ...

Tiny Wind & Solar Powered Ecocapsule

Ecocapsules, designed by Bratislava-based Nice Architects, promise to let anyone live off the grid for up to a year. Each unit is equipped with solar panels, a retractable wind-turbine, and a design that captures rain water. Inside, you’ll find a kitchenette w...

Dubai Floating Luxury Villa ‘Floating Seahorse’

Launched at the Dubai International Boat Show, Kleindienst Group‘s “Floating Seahorse” is a contemporary marine yacht that boasts underwater rooms with breathtaking views. Intelligently designed, engineered and developed in Dubai, the unique concep...

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