Celebrating Sustainable Earth Day Designs

Posted by Alex Altieri on 4/22/19 4:36 PM   |  6 min read time

For designers, Earth Day invokes environmental sustainability, the ever-evolving process of adapting designs to nature’s scarcity. With this in mind, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite projects that take sustainability in stride. If these inspire you, follow the links to see the complete case studies and learn more about their work! 

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Topics: Adrian McGregor, Bearth & Deplazes Architekten AG, Chris Roberts, Pacific Coast Land Design, PCLD, sustainability, The Monte Rosa Hut, Atsushi Kitagawara, Atsushi Kitagawara Architects, Earth Day, ETH Zürich, Kingsway Primary School, McGregor Coxall, National 9/11 Memorial, Old Town Newhall, Peter Walker, PWP Landscape Architecture, Quattro Design Architects, parramatta city centre

Design Scholarship Winners Announced: Rice University School of Architecture Student Team Wins Grand Prize

Posted by Rowena Winkler on 8/21/17 11:55 AM   |  3 min read time

Now in its third year, our Design Scholarship has continued to help students reach their highest potential by offering nearly $40,000 in prizes for projects that demonstrate the creativity and high-caliber work of the next generation of design professionals.

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Topics: Architecture, Entertainment, Richard Diehl Award, Scholarship, Vectorworks Design Scholarship 2017, Vectorworks Designer, ETH Zürich, interior design, Landscape, Arizona State University, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Dries Pattyn, Filip Staszkiewicz, Kalen McNamara, Peter Markos, Rice University School of Architecture, Sarah Whiting, School of Arts of University College Ghent, Ted Brown, University of Iowa, University of Sheffield, Academia, Alexander Drachenberg, Astrid Stevens, Brecht Scheelen, KASK, National Architectural Accrediting Board, Ningxin Cheng, Paula Wheeler, Sophia Rodermund, Tineke Gol, Trish Thuy Trang Nhan, TU Dresden, UHasselt, University of Antwerp, University of Wuppertal, Design Scholarship, Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applie, Joël Héritier, Totalization

Kick Off 2016 With Continuing Education Credits

Posted by Pete Hicks on 1/5/16 11:02 AM   |  2 min read time

2016 has arrived, and it’s time to hit the ground running. To help you get started, we’ve collected some AIA-accredited continuing education opportunities from the past year so that you can pick up a few credits, as well as spark your imagination as you begin another year of creative design.

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Topics: AIA, AIA LU, Architecture, Art In Architecture, Bearth & Deplazes Architekten AG, Education, LEVENBETTS, Peter J. Arsenault, Platane Architecture, Resolution: 4 Architecture, resources, Rubina Siddiqui, Steve Alden, sustainability, A Placemaking Approach to Design, Architectural Record, BIM, Community, continuing education, Diego Bermudez, ETH Zürich, HSW, inspiration, Kipnis Architecture + Planning, McGregor Coxall, Modular Design

Monte Rosa Hut: Sustainable lodging in the Alps

Posted by Theresa Downs on 12/13/11 8:26 AM   |  1 min read time

The Monte Rosa Hut sits 2,883 meters high in the Swiss alpine sky between the Gorner, Monte Rosa, and Grenz glaciers. It was conceived as one of fifty projects undertaken to commemorate The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology's (ETH Zürich ) 150th anniversary. Teaming up with award-winning architecture firm Bearth & Deplazes Architekten and the legendary Swiss Alpine Club (SAC), the students at ETH designed and built a high altitude mountain shelter--setting new milestones in sustainability and innovation in the process.

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Topics: Architecture, MINERGIE-P, Swiss Alpine Club, The Monte Rosa Hut, The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Vectorworks Architect, Bearth & Deplazes Architekten, Case Study, ETH Zürich

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