Solar-powered Bach design by New Zealand students of Victoria University of Wellington for the Solar Decathlon Competition 2011 in Washington DC. (via: designdaily)
“The FirstLight house channels the essence of the iconic “Kiwi bach” – a focus on recreation, socialisation, and outdoor living. As primarily a summer destination, life at the bach takes place as much outside, on large decks and patios, as it does inside. Our house brings these ideals of bach life into a contemporary setting, providing a permanent residence where recreation and social activities are united with environmentally sound technologies.” (via: Firstlighthouse)
New Zealand: Kiwi Solar-Powered Bach designed for the Solar Decathlon 2011 Competition in Washington DC.
KM Protypi Geitonia, promotes the revitalization of Kerameikos & Metaxourgeio areas, at the edge of Athens’ Historic Centre. Presented on July 27th 2010 at the Municipal Council of Athens were some first conclusions of an architects’ workshop “on redesigning the KM public space”. Image by doxiadis+ for Salaminos Street.
Moss Creek, Abbey Aldrich Rockefeller Gardens - Desert Island, Maine
Language of nature: There is much to learn from natural patterns and textures in our environment. We start with observation :]
The broad sands of Utah Beach lead to a country side scarred by remains of German fortification. On June 6th, 1944, five Normandy beaches were stormed by British, Canadian and American troops to free Europe from the German occupation.