C.F. Mller unveils nature-filled urban space at Oslo Central Station

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In collaboration with Kristin Jarmund Architects and Rodeo Architects, C.F. Møller Architects has unveiled designs for a new urban space—comprising a square, hotel and high-rise tower—at Oslo Central Station. Located in the heart of Oslo, the Biskop Gunnerus gate 14B project offers the opportunity to create an impactful impression on visitors and locals thanks to its high-traffic site and potential for effective urban connections. The design team earned the commission with their winning proposal—developed… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



A huge moving wall turns this tiny home into party central

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New evidence shows oil and coal were central in the decision to reduce Bears Ears

Despite lip-service to the contrary, new evidence reveals that oil and mining played a central role in the decision to reduce Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante.

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Zinke claimed in December that he had recommended reducing the size of Utah’s protected areas because he wanted to enact take “an approach in which we listen to the voices of the people, not Washington, D.C., special interests,” citing the fact that Utah government leaders were opposed to the designation of Bears… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Soaring timber tower could clean up contaminated water in NYC’s Central Park

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“Aside from supplying water to the pool and Harlem Meer, the Reservoir sits stagnant and fenced off due to its current state as a health threat to millions of New Yorkers, tourists and animals,” said DFA.

“DFA envisions a temporary landmark that is remarkably of its time to creatively transform the reservoir into one of New York’s boldest urban amenities,” said studio founder Laith Sayigh.

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Architects use earthen berms to tuck a central reservoir inside tiered office space

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New Utrecht Central Station houses train, bus and tram transport under one undulating roof

Utrecht Central Station, the city’s largest and busiest train station, has officially opened. Designed by Benthem Crouwel Architects, the new transit hub will house train, bus and tram platforms under one undulating roof.

The station has been in development since 2003 as a replacement for the previous building which could not handle the rising number of commuters. Three times its original size, the new complex integrates different transport modes. Its most prominent features is the undulating… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building