A High-Performance Home That Costs Only $20,000 to Build
Auburn University's Rural Studio successfully built a high-performance home on a...
A Unique, Multi-Purpose Building Full of Holes
The faceted volume of this concrete building is punctured by a series of holes...
Every Room With a View: Kloof Road House
Nico van der Meulen’s client asked for a house that maximized their views—and that...
The Holcim Foundation Names 13 Winners in North America
The triennial competition awarded $330,000 to projects that the design jury...
Who is the Greenest of Them All?
A look at how competition fosters innovation in the sustainable building realm.
Architectural Umbrellas Provide Shade
Birdair’s architectural umbrellas are pre-assembled and can be installed on most surfaces
The ZEROprize is open to design teams that use re-skinning and other retrofitting technologies on an older concrete high-rise structure to reduce its carbon, water, and energy footprint to net-zero while also maintaining high architectural design standards.
Don’t Have a Cow
I grew up on a small family dairy farm in Wisconsin. Although sometimes it seems...
Lightweight Concrete for Architectural Panels
Sonoma Cast Stone has made its Classic Concrete and NuCrete versions of EarthCrete...