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  • A SUSTAINABLE, EARTHQUAKE-RESISTANT AND ECONOMICAL DESIGN: BAMBOO HOUSES

    3modular offers sustainable, economical and earthquake-resistant design for earthquake-affected areas of Nepal with bamboo, a local material of the region.

  • ACOUSTIC FEATURES OF CAFETERIA IMPROVED WITH COMPUTATIONALLY DESIGNED WALLS

    Gramazio Kohler research, an architectural robotics lab at ETH Zurich, has improved the acoustic properties of a cafe in Switzerland using three computationally designed and constructed walls.

  • EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT CLT CHECKERED BLOCK WALL

    Civil engineers and architects are often faced with the challenge of providing buildings with adequate light and ventilation while maintaining design aesthetics, structural integrity and sustainability. Engineers in Japan tried to solve this situation with a simple but creative design of checkered blocks.

  • INFLATABLE ECO-MACHINE PURIFYING AIR AT COP26

    In today's world, where the importance of sustainability is increasing, the need for the help of all countries is growing in the issues related to the protection of ecosystem balance, reduction of global carbon emissions, climate change and recycling.

  • SOUNDSTICKS: NOISE-ABSORBING SEPARATORS MADE FROM RECYCLED TEXTILES

    Designer Andrea Ruggiero has created a product called Soundsticks, which uses leftover materials from Swedish furniture manufacturer to reduce noise.

  • HOMEGROWN INSULATING MATERIAL: MUSHROOM MYCELIUM

    "Critical Change" explores alternative materials and technologies to find ecologically responsible and cost-effective building solutions. The project conceived solutions to Portugal's poor population, where many people still suffer from energy poverty. To this end, Critical Change has explored technologies such as mycelium-based insulation panels and "green" roof coverings.

  • BIODEGRADABLE ACOUSTIC PANELS MADE FROM A PLANT-BASED MATERIAL

    Made by Baux from a new paper-like, plant-based material, the nine-panel series was developed in collaboration with Swedish industrial design studio Form Us With Love and scientists from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).

  • LEARNED FROM THE GREAT EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN

    Japanese architect Hitoshi Abe believes that the 9.0 magnitude earthquake that triggered the tsunami that hit the coast of northeast Japan in 2011 and sent waves up to six miles inland should not be forgotten.

  • BREAK AGAINST NOISE: CORK HELMET

    Brussels-based designer Pierre-Emmanuel Vandeputte has created a cork helmet that the wearer can use by pulling it down whenever they need some distance from ambient noise.

  • ADAPTIVE LIGHTING AND ACOUSTIC SYSTEM: SOLISCAPE

    Dutch architecture firm UNStudio collaborated with lighting brand Delta Light on a minimalist product family that uses sensor technology to adapt to different working environments.

  • BUILDING OF THE YEAR 2017: CHINESE POST-EARTHQUAKE VILLAGE HOUSE REBUILT WITH TRADITIONAL METHODS

    A house built using the compacted soil construction technique developed to rebuild a village destroyed by an earthquake received the title of Building of the Year 2017 at the World Architecture Festival awards, which aimed to display the best architecture of that year.

  • FLOATING HOUSE DESIGNED FOR A POSSIBLE ISTANBUL EARTHQUAKE

    Architecture studio SO? has created a prototype of a floating home on the Golden Horn in Turkey's largest city that can be used as emergency housing after the earthquake, Istanbul.

  • SELECTIVE INSULATION

    Selective Insulation is a project of the Berlin architect Davidson Rafailidis where he created insulated workspaces in a large and cold room.

  • DISCOVER THE FUN SIDE OF SOUND DESIGN WITH SEVEN EXTRAORDINARY PROJECTS!

    Yuri Suzuki's work explores how the world of sound can be made more concrete through its relationship to objects and technology.

  • ACOUSTIC PANELS INSPIRED BY SCANDINAVIAN NATURE

    Swedish studio Form Us With Love has expanded the range of colored building materials offered by the Baux brand to include acoustic panels.

  • ACOUSTIC EVALUATION ON STONEHENGE

    Built more than 4,000 years ago, Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England that could be a cemetery and ceremonial site. While we may never know its true function, acoustic engineers at the University of Salford in Manchester may have unravelled some clues by creating a 1:12 acoustic scale model of the monument to determine how the sound was affected by the original 157 stone built-in 2200 BC.

  • ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY SOUND ABSORBENT PANELS MADE OF CANNABELL

    The Russian design studio Aotta has produced new sound-absorbing panels made of light and organic materials. The panels are made of cannabis shells that have been thrown away like a useless waste.

  • MODULAR ACOUSTIC PARTITION SYSTEM: Scale

    A flexible and modular acoustic partition system called "Scale" was designed by Benjamin Hubert.

  • A NEW APPROACH TO EARTHQUAKE RISK: THE POCKET HOUSE

    The "pocket house" designed by the Viennese architect Luna Perschl is a modular system created against the housing shortage for areas with disaster risk.

  • ACOUSTIC PANELS WITH PATTERNS CREATED WITH ALGORITHMS

    Woven Image company collaborated with designer Michael Young to create an acoustic panel collection that includes "technical decorations" based on algorithms.

  • SOUND MIRRORS

    Concrete sound mirrors used to prevent coastal attacks in the UK after World War I were captured by Piercarlo Quecchia in this photo series.

  • THE MUSEUM CONVERTED INTO ACOUSTIC RESTO-CLUB

    The German architecture firm Knack Studio transformed the old 'Forum der Technik' in Munich into a restaurant, dance, music club, concert and event venue.

  • TELEVISION HOUSE

    Japanese architect Noriyoshi Morimura created the private family home named 'Television House' in Suita, Osaka, Japan considering the possible effects of the earthquake.

  • ACOUSTIC SHELLS OF LITTLEHAMPTON

    Designed by Flanagan Lawrence Architecture, "Acoustic Shells" recreate social life as an open space scene in the lush gardens of Littlehampton coast of England.

  • WENCHUAN EARTHQUAKE MONUMENT MUSEUM

    Drawing attention with its landscape architecture, China's Wenchuan earthquake memorial museum was built in memory of those who lost their lives in the earthquake that killed about 70,000 people in 2008.

  • ‘‘RESONET’’ RESPONDS TO VIBRATION STİMULİ

    Resonet, an interactive light sculpture displayed in the Baitasi Hutong area during Beijing design week, illuminating the public space in response to vibration stimuli, was designed by CPU, a team of multidisciplinary designers.

  • EARTHQUAKE LAMP

    The "earthquake lamp" responds simultaneously to earthquakes occurring all over the world by producing light pulses and a disturbing rumble İn addition to an aesthetic object appearance.

  • EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT TABLE

    "Earthquake Resistant Table" designed by Arthur Brutter and Ido Bruno is designed for various building types and collapse scenarios. It is an accessible design that does not cover the passageways for the rescue team reaching the area after the incident.

  • "ARCHITECTURE OF SOUND" IN DUTCH GARDENS

    Amsterdam-based artist Ronald van der Meijs' "Architecture of Sound" installation consists of a series of bicycle bells placed very close to each other on steel pins.

  • MODULAR ACOUSTİCAL SYSTEM: Buzzibracks

    In order to explain the importance of sound, light and the nature of the place where people work, Alain Gilles is designing a new solution called '' Buzzibracks '' where he offers flexible but personal rooms as healthy and happy working spaces.

  • INTERACTIVE ACOUSTIC PAVION

    Defining himself as an experience and sound designer working at the intersection of installation, interaction and product design, Yuri Suzuki designed a pavilion for the Saint Etienne Biennale that enables them to experience the relationship between space, shape and sound.

  • MARGOT KRASOJEVIC’S DYNAMIC SEISMIC HOTEL PROPOSAL

    Margot Krasojevic Architecture Studio offers a hotel design proposal to respond to the movement and minimize the impact of demolition, near the city of Naples in the west of the city, as a solution to Italy's frequently increasing earthquake problem from the past to the present.

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