Floating Harbor

Floating Harbor

To design Floating Structure which can bear natural forces, and can sustain.
Vertical Garden_Hong Kong

Vertical Garden_Hong Kong

The vertical garden is a dynamic facade,constantly changing from user operation
Natural sustainability

Natural sustainability

The concept is to revise the basic design into modern living style in urban housing
4S SustainableSolarShadingSkin

4S SustainableSolarShadingSkin

The 4S system is a skin for the skeleton of existing structures.
Ulrich Knaack: Sustainability & Design

Ulrich Knaack: Sustainability & Design

Webcam interview with Ulrich Knaack for Cloudscap.es Award.
Cloudscap.es Award

Cloudscap.es Award

At the Architecture Biennale 2010 and in collaboration with Tetsuo Kondo Architects of Tokyo...

Watertower for Sudan

Watertower for Sudan

watertower pomps from natural materials with solar bateries
ReSkin, facelift for 60s icons

ReSkin, facelift for 60s icons

A cost effective, easily constructed skin to transform tired 1960s icons.
NOISE BARRIER DESIGN_HONG KONG

NOISE BARRIER DESIGN_HONG KONG

innovative noise barrier solutions in two settings – urban and residential.
Cloudscap.es Award - presentation

Cloudscap.es Award - presentation

The presentation by Thomas Auer of Cloudscap.es Award
Adaptative Tube Skin

Adaptative Tube Skin

Doing more with less.
EXPOSED!

EXPOSED!

EXPOSED! aims to reveal and harness intangible environmental factors like radio waves
Ecole du Scarabée // Scarab School in the Desert

Ecole du Scarabée // Scarab School in the Desert

No School for Tuareg-Kids without Global Communication
Cultural memory façade

Cultural memory façade

Façade made of expired posters, banners, advertising
Stack City

Stack City

A speculative project which explores the convergence of technology and urban form.
Pleated Garden

Pleated Garden

Diversifying vegetation by varying solar radiation on a high rise in Capetown, South
BLOOM I Adaptive Sunscreen System

BLOOM I Adaptive Sunscreen System

Adaptive Sunscreen System.
Cloudscap.es Award

Cloudscap.es Award

Cloudscap.es Award Ceremony in Aedes Gallery, Berlin
THE GREEN TERMINAL

THE GREEN TERMINAL

first sustainable airportdesign for the growing chinese airport in shenzhen bao'an
Seasonal Housing

Seasonal Housing

The house, a balanced volume with parallelepiped shape, can be entered by pedestrians
HOMELESSNESS - new expression of sustainability

HOMELESSNESS - new expression of sustainability

True SUSTAINABILITY must be both about the environment, human and lifestyle.
Greg Lynn: Sustainability & Design

Greg Lynn: Sustainability & Design

Webcam interview with Greg Lynn on Sustainability & Design for Cloudscap.es Award.
Hanif Kara: Sustainability & Design

Hanif Kara: Sustainability & Design

Webcam interview with Hanif Kara for Cloudscap.es Award.
Alpha Project - Qatar

Alpha Project - Qatar

A completely self-reliant, mixed use development.
Scale-Mail Screen

Scale-Mail Screen

Water treating facade for an apartment experiencing poor water quality.
REPTILIA

REPTILIA

A building as an animal
WINDSCRAPER

WINDSCRAPER

A wind energy harvesting, calming sound generating, cooling shade casting facade
SHENZHEN ENERGY MANSION

SHENZHEN ENERGY MANSION

Shenzhen Energy Sustainable Office Tower
Kazaguruma

Kazaguruma

The two goals of the project “Kazaguruma” are the change of skin like floating cloud
DAUTOWN

DAUTOWN

bio-active building core
Campanile

Campanile

quest into future systems of highrises
Daniel Dendra: Sustainability & Design

Daniel Dendra: Sustainability & Design

Webcam interview with Daniel Dendra for Cloudscap.es Award.
Meteorological museum

Meteorological museum

Space as thermodynamic tension
powersteps create powercolor

powersteps create powercolor

the building skin tells a story color-by-color
Naturally Physical

Naturally Physical

Passive building facade and platform canopy for a train station in Oklahoma City.
Environmental tower

Environmental tower

membrane façade and floor plan which varies with orientation
Modulo-bois requalification process

Modulo-bois requalification process

Avoid the demolition
The stadium which wanted to be park

The stadium which wanted to be park

The key to this project is the fifth façade (roof) that extends over the ground as a
SILK ROAD MAP EVOLUTION

SILK ROAD MAP EVOLUTION

A new social, economic, political and architectural rehabilitation of the silk road.
Hygroscopic Climatic Boundary

Hygroscopic Climatic Boundary

Hygroscopic building envelope is a biomimetic skin that can harvest energy and water.
Thomas Auer: Sustainability & Design

Thomas Auer: Sustainability & Design

Webcam interview with Thomas Auer for Cloudscap.es Award.
Stefan Behnisch: Sustainability & Design

Stefan Behnisch: Sustainability & Design

Webcam interview with Stefan Behnisch for Cloudscap.es Award.
Supersonic Aircushion

Supersonic Aircushion

Active noise reduction for membrane roofs
RSS - Rotating Sun Screen

RSS - Rotating Sun Screen

Creating transparency by rotation
Alluvial Sponge Comb

Alluvial Sponge Comb

Inhabitable waterfront flood control to replace impenetrable concrete levee-walls.
Rain Collector Skyscraper

Rain Collector Skyscraper

Building whose roof and external shell are aimed at capturing rainfall.
TED Taipei

TED Taipei

The TED Center is a dense urban block of activities related to technology and media.
Piraeus Waterfall

Piraeus Waterfall

Light is water of the sky.Water is light of the Earth.Oh,noisy light of the waterfall
A Breathing Building Skin

A Breathing Building Skin

Diaphragm based ventilation system that displaces volumes of air similar to our lungs
vertical farming

vertical farming

alga HexaTROOPER facade, symbiosis between the Braitenberg vehicle and alga farming
RAINING BUILDING - H2O/sprawling city = O2

RAINING BUILDING - H2O/sprawling city = O2

The project is a building bringing down rain to counter the air pollution.
Umbrella skin

Umbrella skin

Why not simply using umbrellas to protect from the sun and control the building clima
INTERFERENCES _building with air

INTERFERENCES _building with air

Building with air and interference patterns
Performative Laundry Lattice

Performative Laundry Lattice

A performative skin system to reduce cooling loads and occupant energy costs
Diamond Brise

Diamond Brise

Low cost, parametrical controlled sun-shading system. Office building in Accra, Ghana