by Lindsay Johnston, Architecture Foundation Australia
The fifteenth Glenn Murcutt International Architecture Master Class will take place 05 – 19 July 2015. The first week will be held at the magnificent Boyd Education Centre ‘Riversdale’, on the banks of the Shoalhaven River, south of Sydney – the building designed by Glenn Murcutt (with his wife Wendy Lewin and Reg Lark) has been described as Glenn’s “masterwork”. The second week will be held in a heritage building in central Sydney, close to Sydney […]
By Gitte Gylling Hammershøj Olesen, Aalborg University, Denmark
The thesis is a result of an Industrial PhD work carried out in collaboration between Department of Architecture, Design & Media Technology and Department of Civil Engineering, Aalborg University, Investment and Holding Company VKR Holding A/S and roof window producer and Green Growth Thought Leader VELUX A/S. The work was carried out from winter 2009 til winter 2014.
The aim of the work is to develop a Model for Enquiry of Sustainable Homes through […]
by the VELUX Group
Our health and well-being are essential parameters to the quality of our lives. But we spend an excessive amount of time inside buildings – and the air that we breathe and the daylight we are exposed to have a great impact on those parameters.
In recent years, much of the debate on sustainable architecture – and the public discourse on sustainability as a whole – has focussed on energy, CO² emissions and the efficient use of material resources. […]
by Du Dikang, Li Le, Zhou Yujing & Ma Yao
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Teachers: Zhang Xin, Zhou Rong
The historic network of hutongs in Beijing used to extend into neighbourhoods close to the Forbidden City. These are now evolving into more homogeneous areas and contact with nature is being lost. The aim of the project is to reconnect with nature and the 24 solar terms that used to structure agricultural activity in previous eras when people could define time and season by […]