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The French government has announced plans for a sustainability law that will ensure all new public buildings are built from at least 50 per cent timber or other natural materials.
Inspired by a mutual commitment to sustainability, innovation, and above all, accessibility to beautiful design with zero compromise. In partnership with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, we present: The Usonia™ Collection. Amidst Frank Lloyd Wright’s Desert Laboratory in Arizona, Taliesin West, lives rare product archives & records of architectural designs which have remained unexplored for many decades until now. Through an inspiring exploration of the creative chronicles, we’ve reimagined & manufactured the first-ever, limited-quantity run of the Usonia™ Collection.
In very Danish fashion, Amager Bakke, the very visible and thoroughly modern waste-to-energy power plant in Copenhagen was made to run as environmentally clean as possible.
That alone would have been enough, yet the designers at Bjarke Ingels Group decided to put the plant’s very unique shape to
For years now, luxury hotel group Six Senses has impressed upon travelers the positive effects of adhering, honestly, to the values of the destinations they visit. This is undeniably evident in Bhutan, the mystifying, mountainous nation in South Asia, where Gross National Happiness factors into the daily lives of its population. Set high in the Eastern Himalayas, landlocked between India and China, Bhutan’s natural beauty and its mythological history appeal to many who dream of remote travel—but several roadblocks prevent rampant tourism. This has been to the benefit of the Buddhist nation. In building blockades, the Bhutanese have preserved their culture and lands for dedicated, respectful and patient visitors.
The latest Design Museum exhibition explores how humans could inhabit Mars, asking a series of psychological, philosophical and practical questions. How do we stay human on a place not designed for humans? How are we going to stay safe and sane on a 9 month journey to Mars? At what point do we become Martians?