The Dutch Windwheel

The Dutch Windwheel is a landmark building that will be constructed in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Apart from having an iconic design consisting of two wheels, it is also going to…

Urban Mining Collective

Urban Mining Collective is an initiative set up by a partnership of companies in the Netherlands. It has a “Circular mission” to use materials recovered from existing redundant buildings –…

Arup: The Urban Bio-loop

Construction consulting firm Arup has released a report “The Urban Bio-loop” which describes new ways of using organic waste in construction. This is named: “A New Paradigm for Materials in…

SolarLeaf Bio-reactor Facade

SolarLeaf is the first commercial system which cultivates micro-algae in the facade of a building. The algae are grown within structural glass sheets that can be used to clad a…