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Climate crisis changes gear
New report quantifies the cost of Global Warming
A dramatic report has been released which puts numbers to the cost of Global Warming – a tangible value which could have far reaching effects on architecture and further increase the focus on carbon reduction. The UK Government commissioned Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change estimates that inaction will cost the equivalent of losing at least 5% of global GDP each year, now and forever. However, if a wider range of risks is taken into account, the estimates of damage could rise to 20% of GDP or more. ....more
 
3XN wins in Liverpool
3XN’s winning proposal for a new British national museum; the Museum of Liverpool, will establish a dynamic, open and accessible structure that grows out of its riverside site. The site falls within Liverpool’s World Heritage site and it is conceived as inclined or ............more
 
River house in Brisbane
Biscoe Wilson Architects have designed a spectacular modern 3 level house facing north on the Brisbane River. This modernistic house engages with the river by providing wide cantilevered terraces and balconies that relate to the glass fronted swimming pool ............more
 
Wind shaped pavilion
The design proposal for the Wind Shaped Pavilion by Michael Jantzen was to create a large fabric structure that can be used as a public or private pavilion. As a lightweight fabric structure, the wind slowly and randomly rotates each of the six segments around a ............more
 
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