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MELBOURNE’S URBAN TREE REVIVAL: A NEW CHAPTER FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

2023-11-22T18:03:56+11:00 November 22nd, 2023|All, Architecture, Sustainability, Things we love|

Revival Projects is on a mission to normalise material resourcefulness. Based in Melbourne, the B Corp consultancy has set up an Urban Tree Recovery program, which aims to remove the commercial barriers often associated with repurposing felled trees. The initiative demonstrates a profound dedication to local biodiversity and community. QUICK [...]

MAKE MODELS: CRAFTING THE FUTURE OF ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

2023-11-22T17:56:51+11:00 November 22nd, 2023|All, Architecture, Sustainability, Things we love|

Sydney–based studio Make Models is transforming architectural visions into tangible scale models. Celebrated for their precision and innovation, they play an essential role in the architectural process, helping architects and designers to communicate their ideas more effectively. Their expertise is in bringing complex architectural concepts to life through engaging, physical [...]

THINGS WE LOVE: AN INNER-CITY PARK THAT COMBATS CLIMATE CHANGE

2023-01-13T16:12:28+11:00 January 9th, 2023|Architecture, Design, Sustainability, Things we love|

Phase Shifts Park in Taichung, Taiwan was designed by French landscape architects, Mosbach Paysagistes, with two key objectives in mind – creating a unique human experience and exploring the atmosphere to embrace the varying climatic conditions within. Mapping the atmospheric space, the aim is not to modulate conditions, for instance, [...]

FROM THE FOREST FLOOR TO FASHION: THE POWER OF FUNGI IN CREATING SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS

2023-02-03T17:08:25+11:00 December 14th, 2022|Architecture, Design, Sustainability, Things we love|

Striving to be sustainable and environmentally conscious sometimes means looking at unexpected alternatives to products or components. It’s a delicate balance - striking the middle ground between a product that will carry out its intended use and yet be gentle on the planet once it has served its purpose. Many [...]

THINGS WE LOVE: WHIMSICAL CROSS-LAMINATED TIMBER ‘TREEHOUSES’ IN THE WOODS

2022-04-28T10:04:44+10:00 April 28th, 2022|Architecture, Design, Sustainability, Things we love|

They wouldn’t look out of place in a Disney film, but these eye-catching dwellings in the Austrian woodlands beautifully display a host of real-world sustainability solutions. Known simply as 'Bert', these tubular treehouses were designed by architecture studio Precht, and were assembled using prefabricated components made from cross-laminated timber (CLT) [...]

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