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In Santiago, the first South America's bioactive hotel

A hotel with façades covered in Laminam bioactive surfaces was the first building to actively combat South America’s pollution in Chile’s capital

CHANGE: Terratinta Group to a sustainable future

Terratinta Group embarks on a path towards the future, and renews corporate practices in terms of Sustainability. With the CHANGE Project, the company wants to contribute to the conservation of the environment through more sustainable choices and professional training courses to raise awareness…

FENIX BLOOM: a new green technology

Discover "Bloom", the new core technology of Arpa Industriale. With FENIX Bloom, lignin technology has been introduced to significantly reduce the amount of phenol included in the resin by 50%. Lignin is a natural polymer defined as the glue that holds wood fibres together.

Gruppo Boero and IIT: towards the sale of eco-friendly paints

Eco-friendly paint products made of bioplastic micro-particles deriving from fruit and vegetable waste are being developed and marketed.

BAUX: Architects on sustainability

Sustainability must be a key to connect urban architecture and interior design with nature today — for the purpose of a better tomorrow.

Bamboo housing project to solve Manila's slum crisis

Earl Patrick Forlales, a 23-year-old from Manila, has won the RICS Cities for our Future competition with an idea that will help solve the city of Manila's slum housing crisis.

LG Eco-City made of acrylic stone has been awarded at the Chelsea Flower Show

“LG Eco-City” garden, created by LG Hausys and LG Electronics in collaboration with the landscape architect Hay Joung Hwang, has won the Silver Gilt Award at the Chelsea Flower Show.

Living Nature. La Natura dell'Abitare on stage in Milan

The Salone del Mobile.Milano ponders the possible reconciliation of man and nature with an emotive installation that enters into the debate on the value of sustainable living

CRA and BIG to design the Singapore's new Tower for Capitaland

The 280m tall high-rise on 88 Market Street, jointly designed by CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati and BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group is an oasis in the bustling Central Business District of Singapore. 

Novacolor sustainability arrives at the Triennale with "999 questions about contemporary living"

The company specializing in low emission coatings will be a partner of the exhibition curated by the designer Stefano Mirti and set up by the architect Petra Tikulin.

The second life of glass waste according to Mina

The printed glass recycled plates meet stainless steel in a collection of faucets with a contemporary and sustainable design.

Zero Emission Event: focus on sustainability with OM Still and the Romani Group

The first Zero Emission Event - organized in Scandiano (Reggio Emilia) – had the aim of analysing the state of the most advanced innovations for an efficient and eco-friendly logistics.

Rubner Holzbau and Bear Stadiums sign the modular stadium of the future

In collaboration with the famous advisor and design company, the Italian company Rubner Holzbau has launched an innovative format for the stadium of the future.

Focus on Sustainability rating schemes

Sustainability rating schemes such as CEEQUAL and BREEAM are often argued to be a great cost for construction or infrastructure projects. But the cost is actually less than 0.5 percent of the total project cost for smaller projects and very much less for larger projects.

Zero-Zherorisk: the R&D project for sustainable innovations by Litokol

The research project aims at identifying basic compounds and process solutions that can give life to generations of environmentally friendly building products.

DisegnoDiLegno: ecofrinedly project by Fiemme3000 takes shape

The biocompatible furniture solutions according to Fiemme3000: how comes to life the new "DisegnoDiLegno" project, an all-natural building module, made stitching together the sturdy planks of wood flooring.

Schlüter-WorkBox: the innovative training centre in Iserlohn

Designed to meet specific energy-efficiency requirements, environmental sustainability and comfortable living, Schlüter-WorkBox is the result of a careful renovation and restoration work of the anonymous building dating back to the eighties.

Skyscraper Competition 2016: the winners

The annual award recognizes visionary ideas for building that through the innovative use of technology, materials and spatial organizations, challenge the way we understand vertical architecture.

SanMarco launches Thermoreal SM

A highly innovative solution in the field of prefabrication, Thermoreal® SM is an external cladding system for thermal insulation of buildings consisting of prefabricated panels with soft-mud facing strips. 

WaterNest100: a floating eco-house

Designed by Giancarlo Zema Design Group for EcoFloLife, this cosseting, energy-efficient dwelling unit made entirely of recycled, laminated timber with a recycled aluminium hull, is 4 m high, 12 m in diameter and has a surface area of 100 sq.m .