Sustainability in Development
The new Atatürk Cultural Center (AKM) transforms a 1960s classic for cultural life into a new urban magnet for future generations.
Designed by Vietnamese-based firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects, Ting Xi Bamboo Pavilion is situated in a suburban area, surrounded by a lush forest near the centre of Xiamen – a beautiful coastal city in China. The functional requirements primarily consist of a restaurant and a cafe lounge with 200 seats. In addition to this, the internal space is designed to be a flexible space that can host many different types of events.
One of the world’s biggest and boldest sustainable tourism projects has officially opened. Bioregional’s One Planet Living framework has played a leading role in enabling Villages Nature Paris to achieve its high ambitions for being in harmony with nature and the planet.
The design of Norway’s newest cultural research centre, the Archive House, has embraced environmental design and creative thinking.
Thailand-based organic-focused architect practice, Chiangmai Life Architects, provides earth and bamboo architecture construction and design for offices, resorts, homes or public landmark features. Here, FC&A explores its latest project for a sports hall at an international school in Thailand.