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U.S. progressive wastewater treatment plant

Acclaimed Portland-based architecture firm Skylab Architecture worked with Contractor Skanska USA Building to complete yet another impressive sustainably designed building. The Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant is a new 11,490 square-foot (1,067 square-meter) facility that will provide office space for 36 engineers and a visitors reception area for public interface. This design not only employs […] Read more

2014 World Cup Arena Fonte Nova Stadium Scoops LEED Silver

Designed by Schulitz Architekten and TETRA Arquitetos and certified LEED Silver earlier this year, the multifunctional building was the winner of an international design competition to replace the crumbling Salvador da Bahia stadium located downtown. It features a floating restaurant, one of the world’s lightest stadium roofs, and it was largely built with waste material taken from the […] Read more

Old and new meet in Liverpool Everyman Theatre

Behind the brickwork exterior of the new Everyman Theatre in Liverpool, England, architecture studio Haworth Tompkins designed a curved auditorium built from 25,000 reclaimed bricks. Haworth Tompkins was tasked with designing a new home for the popular theatre, previously housed in an nineteenth-century chapel, to make room for an expanding programme. Working on the same site, the […] Read more

What’s driving green building between now and 2020?

Hanley Wood, publisher of the online magazine EcoBuilding pulse gathered the Hanley Wood Sustainability Council last month—10 industry thought leaders who are providing feedback on the future of eight critical subject areas in green building (focused on the U.S.) under their Vision 2020 program. Among many other things, they identified five key developments all design […] Read more

Spectacular Emerson College Campus in Hollywood

Los Angeles is no stranger to bold architecture, but Emerson College’s fancy new satellite campus in Hollywood is upping the ante with its spectacularly futuristic facade. Designed by architecture firm Morphosis, this swanky aluminum-clad structure will serve as a self-contained campus with classrooms, student housing, and office space. The new creative arts and communications campus […] Read more

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