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GCoM-SA and C40 cities Tech Spot #99: Hi-tech green energy Resilient by Design Cape Town Storkeengen Sustainable buildings

Hassell and MVRDV entered Resilient by Design's Bay Area Challenge ideas contest with the aim of protecting San Francisco and its region from the negative effects of climate change and natural disasters


MVRDV in the HASSELL+ team (HASSELL, Deltares, Goudappel, Lotus Water, Hatch, Civic Edge, Idyllist and Page & Turnbull) are through to the next phase of the Resilient by Design Bay Area Challenge with the allocated... more

The coastal city of Cape Town in South Africa urgently needs to control water usage as cities across the globe deal with effects of climate change and its growing influence on urban design


Cape Town, in the Western Cape of South Africa, has issued new water restrictions as the city comes close to completely running out of water. Cape Town officials anticipate the city’s water supply will possibly cut off due to drought on April 12 — otherwise known as “Day Zero.”... more

Like many other towns across the globe Randers is threatened by climate change, this project from C.F. Møller aims to curb its effects


’Storkeengen’ (Stork Meadow) is a new landscape project that, like an architectural multi-tool, creates cloudburst and storm flood protection, strengthens urban nature and brings the town of Randers in Denmark even closer to the Gudenå River. In cooperation with Orbicon, C.F. Møller Landscape has developed the project for Randers Municipality and Vandmiljø Randers. The project's technical... more

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Date Project Description
25/06/14 Thane One Bentel Associates Realty Design Consultants unveils Thane One 
24/06/14 Yacht Club de Monaco Foster + Partners-designed Yacht Club de Monaco enjoys official opening celebrations 
20/06/14 Crescent McKinney and Olive Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects-designed 530,000 sq ft office development destined for Dalla 
20/06/14 Museo de Ciencias Ambientales (MCA) MET Studio to masterplan and design three galleries at Museo de Ciencias Ambientales 
20/06/14 The CUBE The CUBE at Kobi Karp-designed Miami building employs tintable SageGlass 
18/06/14 Vietnamese-German University Campus Phase I of Vietnamese-German University Campus to be completed by November 2017 
18/06/14 Al Farjan Recreational Sports Facilities Desert flowers inspire protective canopys at Al Farjan Recreational Sports Facilities 
18/06/14 Legacy ER-Allen 5G Studio Collaborative leave their legacy on Allen with zinc-clad healthcare centre 
17/06/14 Urban Skyfarm Brooklyn-based firm wins recognition with ambitious Urban Skyfarm concept for Seoul 
17/06/14 Hankook Technodome Hankook Tire embarks on expansion with R&D facility designed by Foster + Partners 
17/06/14 RMIT Vietnam, Academic Building 2 Pentago Spowers expands Saigon South Campus to support international demand 
13/06/14 Brick House LETH & GORI use one key building material to create a house to last for five generations 
12/06/14 Phoenix Towers Interdependent 1km towers blend Western technology with Chinese tradition & culture 
12/06/14 InsectCity and the BuzzBuilding  
11/06/14 The Vibeeng School Low energy class 1 school completed in Haslev by Arkitema Architects 
11/06/14 Cloud Computing Park Interlocking modular buildings form resilient IT Park in affluent Chinese city of Karamay 
06/06/14 Zhejiang University School of Management Zhejiang University School of Management reflects changing attitudes to learning 
04/06/14 Mariners Harbor Library  
04/06/14 Heathrow Terminal 2 Heathrow Terminal 2 opens at 10% capacity for three weeks as part of staged launch 
03/06/14 Port of Kinmen Passenger Service Center Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects takes third place in Port of Kinmen competition