Bamboo green building material for the shielding and transpiration of buildings

Building bamboo envelopes is a good green building material and the technology to develop breathing buildings. It may seem an exotic technique but it is not. There are case studies also in Italy and, among these, in the Certosa Business District in Milan, the office building commissioned by STAM Europe in Goring&Straja. Since we continue to build reinforced concrete and steel buildings, we wonder why we should build in bamboo. Apart from the myth of bamboo, known as vegetable or natural steel, in green building bamboo is a green material that can be well used to build transpiring building envelopes or to create contemporary structures such as the Bamboo Roof. Leggi tutto “Bamboo green building material for the shielding and transpiration of buildings”

Sustainable buildings with bioclimatic architecture. Evolved and zero-energy buildings

Today more than ever, for those involved in residential construction, there are two objectives that are the most important requirements to achieve:

The well-being of users and the economy of building management.

Both objectives can be achieved with green building and construction of a sustainable house.

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Examples of bioclimatic architecture. Metropol Parasol, Seville

About buildings with nearly zero energy and capable to guarantee the comfort of the building’s users,  Metropol Parasol in Seville is an example of bioclimatic architecture at high level.

Metropol Parasol as well as responding to the need to create a structure little energivorous, it also took into account the comfort of the users of the building, built in a place characterized by a very hot and humid climate. Leggi tutto “Examples of bioclimatic architecture. Metropol Parasol, Seville”

Do you know what a Resilient City means? I’ll give you a particular example

Have you heard of Resilient City but don’t know exactly what it is?

Now, everywhere in the world there is a need to regenerate cities with resilience. And here there is a practical example, the Skyscraper built entirely of Lamellar Wood by Anders Berensson, 133 meters high, equal to 40 floors, commissioned in Stockholm. Leggi tutto “Do you know what a Resilient City means? I’ll give you a particular example”

Smart technology for sustainable cities

The importance of living in smart and sustainable cities can no longer be neglected, especially with the increase of the urban population.

Indeed, living in sustainable and smart cities will improve people’s lives, even in terms of services.

This is mainly due to the modernization and optimization of city management through technology. In fact, people living in smart and sustainable cities will feel the improvements in the services available.

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