Scandinavia is currently the centre of attention on the global stage as the world goes mad for its clean, minimalistic aesthetic and interesting lifestyle trends such as ‘hygge’. However, Norway and Oslo, in particular, seems to be at the hub of it all. Here Leonard Design Director, John Morgan, discusses ‘the Oslo factor’ as the city is named the fastest-growing capital in Europe.
Bee’ah, the Middle East’s leading fully integrated environmental and waste management company, has commissioned Zaha Hadid Architects to build its new headquarters in Sharjah, UAE, following the 2013 international competition.
British Architect Will Alsop’s practice, aLL Design, in collaboration with The Spadina Group Associates (TSGA) – a joint venture of IBI Group, LEA Consulting and WSP – has designed and completed two of six stations on the Toronto Transit Commission’s (TTC) new TYSSE (Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension).
Nestled in a Spanish hillside surrounded by stunning vineyards, Eneko Atxa’s Azurmendi Restaurant is far from your run-of-the-mill eatery.
Here, Paul Hutchens Director of Midlands-based solar specialist Eco2Solar, explores the current and future landscape of energy production, deconstructs the barriers to becoming a more sustainable society and examines why it’s down to us as consumers to develop a greater self-reliance in powering our homes.