Green Home & Building

Located outside Bucharest, the Soleta House generates all the power it needs through renewable sources. Image via Soleta.

Romanian House Climate-Controlled By Smartphone

In a new project in Bucharest, a prototypical “house of the future” demonstrates how easy it can be to control the indoor environment while doing as little harm as possible to the outside environment.

The alarmingly thin Imperial Tower plan would act like a vertical wing, breaking up air currents. Image via Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture.

Plan For Tallest Building In India Takes Wing

At 1,312 feet tall, Mumbai’s proposed Imperial Tower will be among the world’s tallest, but what may be most striking is its narrow width and wing-like shape to reduce turbulence.