Gaobeidian Railway City in China has the largest Passive House project in the world, showing how to scale energy efficient building. This single project totals 330,000 square meters of certified Passive House buildings.
Mayors from 19 American cities have formed a coalition to push green energy initiatives in their cities and make all buildings net-zero by 2050.
In contrast with the conventional, completely sealed-off, air-conditioned tower, this hotel, designed by local office WOHA, merges architecture and nature, and combines indoor and outdoor spaces in a striking fashion.
Known as the Active Classroom, the energy-producing classroom stands as a shining example of what is possible as the U.K. and other nations attempt to transform their energy systems in response to climate change.
A new study Futurology: The new home in 2050 provides insights into some of the trends we are likely to see 30 years or more into the future.
More than 30 percent of the global greenhouse gas emissions emitted by cities are generated by buildings alone, according to National Geographic.
The overall goal of the high-rise, dubbed W350, is to help realize an environmentally conscious city of wooden buildings that would transform Tokyo into a “forest.”
The trend for “green” eco-fantasy buildings is sweeping the world of architecture, with designers now integrating gardens, terraces and vertical planting in their buildings.
A condominium building planned for Shanghai, features landing pads for flying cars. The futuristic concept is super green and will feature a vertical forest with 50,000 trees.
Danish firm has unveiled the ultra-sustainable Biological House, which was built with green building materials created out of agricultural residues.