A planned NFL stadium for the Minnesota Vikings will use new, energy-saving sustainable tactics to battle snow buildup on the roof: passive solar and gravity.
Two recent house projects in Southern Finland use passive-solar and geothermal heating methods to keep their occupants warm and reduce fossil fuel use.
New apartments in Galata, Istanbul offer a novel and very Middle-Eastern solution to the problem of how to adjust solar heat gain seasonally.
The Passive House concept, though very hot today, developed in the late 1970s from passive solar house forebears.
The 64-story Diagonal Tower planned for Seoul, South Korea, includes several passive energy systems and will use 25 percent less structural steel than similarly sized buildings.
This bizarre design for a shifting, “breathable” building façade provides automated ventilation via basic principles of physics, powered entirely by the sun.
A Scottish house melds green tech with a superlative sense of place and a strong embrace of traditional technology and materials.