LIXIL’s Best Design and Technology Just Got Sleeker

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FGLA 2020 Award: The Red Roof

The project is a residential infill with a rooftop farm for a couple in their 50s. The house sits on a narrow site located on the main road of the village, which has witnessed the effects of urbanisation on the architecture and living spaces. They have been mainly reduced to small houses in styles that […]

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Back to the forest


A case for urban agroforestry We often think of agriculture as separate from nature, a highly controlled system created to produce the most food at the lowest cost. A forest appears to be the polar opposite of this, a space protected from human intervention where nature can run wild. Yet, increasing evidence shows that many […]

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Greenhouse optimised for the tropics to be built on Bintan island


An eco-tourism destination Gallant Venture announced on 14 January 2020 that it has partnered with Obayashi Corporation—one of Japan’s largest general contractors—to pilot a technologically advanced greenhouse that is focused on eco-tourism on Bintan island, Indonesia. The Gallant Obayashi Green Agritech Park aims to cultivate premium crops with improved sustainability and higher yields. “In line […]

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Women in Design 2020


“Cooperation”, “collaboration”, “co-creation”: These were some of the terms that were echoed throughout the Women in Design 2020 three-day conference hosted by the HECAR Foundation in Mumbai, India from 8 to 10 January 2020. The conference saw some of the biggest names in architecture, such as Billie Tsien, Brinda Somaya, Shimul Javeri Kadri, Annabelle SelLdorf, […]

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