Category Archives: Architecture

3D printed solar-powered home and hybrid electric vehicle power each other wirelessly

Working with industrial partners, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has experimented with what they are calling as ‘additive manufacturing integrated energy’ (AMIE). The project included a 3D printed, two-seater, natural gas-powered hybrid electric vehicle and a solar-powered building. The 38x12x13-foot building is 3D printed, and was designed

Greenest airport terminal in India

India’s greenest airport terminal constructed from 55 lakh fly ash bricks

A month ago, India had commissioned world’s first 100 percent solar-powered airport in Cochin. Recently, India’s greenest airport terminal at Chandigarh international airport in Mohali was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Built by Larsen and Toubro (L&T), the terminal, spread over 53,000 square meters, is designed in accordance

Some of the world’s best energy-positive buildings

Solar energy is top option for the world afraid to face the judgment day. Climate change is forcing developed as well as developing countries to use renewable source of energy. All major structures, machines, devices, and everything that requires electricity to operate is looking for

Solar-powered avalanche resistant home for Himalayan trekkers

Recently Samarth, Nepal Market Development Programme that works to improve infrastructure in less urbanized areas of Nepal organized International Architectural Contest to develop specialized, modern day, high-altitude shelters for trekkers in the Himalayan country.

Adorable tiny reclaimed wood cabins by Dan Pauly

These amazing tiny, asymmetrical cabins, which look like movie sets, are built by Dan Pauly from reclaimed wood. His family used to build barns in Minnesota in the 1800s, and now the son has take-over this green practice.