Category: Architecture

Vertical Forest by Stefano Boeri

From the Architects: Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) is a project for metropolitan reforestation that contributes to the regeneration of the environment and urban biodiversity without the implication of expanding the city upon the territory. Bosco Verticale is a model of vertical densification of…

Water Cathedral, Santiago de Chile

The Water Cathedral is a large urban structure made up of vertical hanging components varying in height and concentration. Water moves through a hydraulic irrigation network and the stalactite-like components gradually drip water to cool the visitors below. The installation…

China Comics and Animation Museum

Set to begin construction in Huangzhou next year, the China Comics and Animation Museum looks amazing. Designed by the Dutch firm MVRDV and billed as ‘like an Opera House for comics’, it will have three libraries and interactive light displays…

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World’s first zero-carbon city: Masdar

Masdar City, a city being built near Abu Dhabi, plans to run entirely on solar energy and other renewable energy sources. It hopes to become the first zero-carbon, zero-waste city.